This factsheet highlights the developments and challenges still ahead in Austria and offers key recommendations to the EU and the national government to ensure that children are cared for in family-based settings.
The Opening Doors for Europe’s Children – a pan-European campaign that advocates for strengthening families and ending institutional care – released 16 country fact sheets about the progress with the transition from institutional to family- and community-based care (also known as deinstitutionalisation) in 2018.
Svein Arild Vis, Camilla Lauritzen, Sturla Fossum - International Social Work13 Mar 2019
The primary aim of this study is to summarise research findings about the use of assessment frameworks, that is, structured models that guide information collection and decision making in child protection services, by reviewing the literature.
Youngsoon Chung & Hyekyung Choo - Children and Youth Services Review9 Mar 2019
This study aimed to identify the interrelationships of risk and protective factors, job satisfaction and burnout to child protection workers' intent to leave, the relative impact between job satisfaction and burnout on intent to leave, and their mediating roles for the risk and protective factors.
Ryan D. Davidson, Claire S. Tomlinson, Connie J. Beck, Anne M. Bowen - Children and Youth Services Review9 Mar 2019
This article aims to identify risk and protective factors associated with families returning to the US child welfare system within a social ecological framework, to identify gaps in the current literature, and to discuss areas for future research.
Sílvia Indias, Ignacia Arruabarrena, Joaquín De Paúl - Children and Youth Services Review9 Mar 2019
The present study aimed to measure lifetime prevalence and frequency rates of child physical and emotional abuse, neglect, domestic violence, and several types of sexual and peer victimization among adolescents in residential care.
Jeffrey Waid & Armeda Stevenson Wojciak - Children and Youth Services Review8 Mar 2019
To explore the viability of positive youth development for youth in care, this observational study investigated whether participation in a summer camp-based reunification program for siblings separated by foster care in the US and Australia called Camp To Belong influenced youth resilience, a critical protective mechanism for maltreated youth.