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UNICEF is seeking a consultant to conduct a review of the implementation of the 2018-2022 UNICEF Pacific Multi-Country Child Protection Programme, including achievements and challenges, before the programme continues to expand.
The purposes of this study are to document and analyse the point of view of children in foster families on their subjective well‐being and also to identify contextual factors that influence it.
This article from Holyrood features an interview with Fiona Duncan, Corra Foundation chief executive and chair of the Independent Care Review, herself care-experienced.
The 1st Care Leavers Convention being held from March 13 – 14, 2020 in India, is providing an opportunity for practioners, NGOs, professionals, researchers, students and organisations to showcase their research work, promising practices, good models and insights with Care Leavers.
With the aim of improving provision of suitable care and the manner in which it is offered, the Caring for Children Moving Alone MOOC Taskforce (including BCN) has created a specialised Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). This MOOC aims to increase the knowledge and support improved practice of front line workers and others who make decisions about the care and best interest of children on the move every day.
This research explains how and why homelessness occurs among youth with serious mental health struggles after aging out of residential and transitional living programmes.
This article from the Scotsman shares the story of Charlotte Armitage, a young woman who grew up in care in Scotland. The article connects Armitage's experiences to those shared in Scotland's Independent Care Review, which calls for "an end to systemic failures that lead to young people like Armitage being caused more damage by the very system designed to protect them."
This article from the National highlights the findings and recommendations of the Independent Scottish Care Review, including the 80 changes to transform care, which were accepted in Parliament by Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.
This study examined 20 recent serious case reviews that had taken place in England where neglect was a feature. The purpose of this study is to explore the barriers which exist for social workers in England in identifying and responding to neglect in a timely, appropriate and effective manner.
This episode of The Brain Architects explores what “toxic stress” means, and what we can do about it.