Marta Garcia-Molsosa, Jordi Collet-Sabé, Joan Carles Martori, Carme Montserrat - Children and Youth Services Review5 Jul 2019
The aim of this article is to analyse the evaluations made by the main stakeholders involved in the school situation of young people in residential care and propose an explanatory model of their level of school satisfaction (SS) based on variables related to the youngsters' subjective well-being. The sample was composed of 219 subjects from five European countries (Germany, Austria, Croatia, Spain and France), including 75 young people, 75 caregivers, and 69 teachers.
Taylor Fry - Government of NSW, Their Futures Matter5 Jul 2019
This report, which was authored by Taylor Fry with support from Their Futures Matter (TFM) - a landmark reform of the Government of New South Wales (NSW), Australia to deliver improved outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and their families - and stakeholder agencies, presents key results and insights from the TFM Investment Model, an actuarial model of future outcomes and costs of providing key government services to children and young people in NSW.
Loring Jones - Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services4 Jul 2019
This review examines the legislative history leading up to extended care, the research on youth leaving foster care, youth preferences for extended care, the competition of extended care with permanency options, and the effects of extended foster care on transition-age youth.
Rong Bai, Cyleste Collins, Robert Fischer, David Crampton - Children and Youth Services Review4 Jul 2019
This study explores facilitators of and barriers to effective collaboration between workers at partner organizations working on a program focused on the reunification of housing-unstable families with their children in out-of-home placement in the US.
Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim - Filiation and the Protection of Parentless Children3 Jul 2019
In this chapter of Filiation and the Protection of Parentless Children, the author shows the ways in which premodern Muslim jurists and judges (with focus on early modern Egypt) were able to circumvent the prohibition of adoption through discursive moves and practices, which helped create a family life for many parentless and non-biological children.
Guro B Omland & Agnes Andenas - Qualitative Social Work2 Jul 2019
Without access to their own families, how do young, unaccompanied refugee minors re-establish their social lives in ways that facilitate a sense of togetherness in their everyday lives during resettlement? This question was approached by exploring young persons’ creation of relational practices and the kinds of sociomaterial conditions that seemed to facilitate the evolvement of these practices in Norway, including the professional caregivers’ contributions.
Committee on Oversight and Reform, U.S. House of Representatives1 Jul 2019
This staff report has been prepared at the request of Chairman Elijah E. Cummings to summarize the data obtained by the Committee on Oversight and Reform's subpoenas to compel the Trump Administration to produce documents relating to its policy of separating immigrant children from their families.
Shannon Senefeld, Philip Goldman and Anne Smith - Health Progress1 Jul 2019
In this piece for Health Progress, the Journal of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, Shannon Senefeld, Philip Goldman and Anne Smith explain why many aid groups are working to end the use of orphanages in favor of family-based care and describe the work of the Changing the Way We Care initiative which seeks to "mobilize other likeminded organizations, raise awareness, promote new policies and encourage well-meaning donors to shift their support away from orphanages and toward families."
Matthew A. Jay and Louise McGrath-Lone - Systematic Reviews28 Jun 2019
This open access systematic review aimed to appraise the extant research evidence from longitudinal studies and answer the question: how do educational outcomes differ between children in contact with Children’s Social Care (CSC) and the general population in the UK?