Martin Bergström, Marianne Cederblad, Kickan Håkansson, Ann Kristine Jonsson, Christian Munthe, Bo Vinnerljung, Ingegerd Wirtberg, Pernilla Östlund, Knut Sundell - Research on Social Work Practice28 Feb 2019
This article presents the findings from a systematic review conducted on interventions for foster children and foster carers.
Michael Tarren-Sweeney - Developmental Child Welfare27 Feb 2019
The present article reports findings of a narrative review of self- and carer-report mental health data that addressed the research question: Do adolescents who reside in statutory out-of-home care (OOHC) systematically underreport their mental health difficulties in population studies?
Paul Mukisa Bukuluki, Sarah Kamya, Rogers Kasirye, Anna Nabulya - Emerging Adulthood27 Feb 2019
This article explores the agency enablers and the factors which hinder adolescents and emerging adults transitioning from care to adulthood, with an emphasis on the transition into work taking a case study of the Uganda Youth Development Link.
Henry Joel Crumé, Paula S. Nurius, Christopher M. Fleming - Children and Youth Services Review27 Feb 2019
This study applies cumulative adversity and stress proliferation theories to examine risk and protective resource profiles of youth with three different levels of housing and parental care instability.
Kingsley Chigbu - African Journal of Social Work26 Feb 2019
This paper analyzes the United States of America (U.S). House Resolution 1409 (H.R.1409) also referred to as the “Assistance for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Developing Countries Act of 2005 (AOVC).”
Phillips Adrian, Saxena Ratna, Abraham Ronny Thomas - Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond26 Feb 2019
To ensure protection of children from institutional abuse, there is an urgent need to review the existing laws in terms of their efficacy to protect children and feasibility in implementation. The present study suggests possible solutions, by trying to understand standardized and effective models of care systems and mechanisms.
Jangmin Kim, Mark Trahan, Jennifer Bellamy, James A. Hall - Children and Youth Services Review25 Feb 2019
This study utilized administrative data that reviewed child welfare cases in a Midwestern state in the U.S. to examine interactions between teamwork and parent engagement associated with the permanency of children in out-of-home care.