Elissa Glucksman Hyne, Christina Wilson Remlin, Maura McInerney, Isabel Skilton, Genevieve Caffrey - Children’s Rights1 Dec 2018
This report is divided into two parts. Part A focuses on the dangers that occur at Pennsylvania’s residential facilities when Pennsylvania is a county-based system, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (“PA-DHS”) fails to provide meaningful oversight. Part B provides background on child residents’ educational rights, details the inferior education that children at these residential facilities receive, especially those children with disabilities, and the devastating consequences.
These recommendations have been developed by the Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign and are based on the work of the campaign since 2016, calling for a stronger commitment to maintain, strengthen and expand the use of EU funds for deinstitutionalisation reforms in Europe.
Alicia Summers, Corey Shdaimah, and Victoria A. Knoche - Juvenile and Family Court Journal1 Dec 2018
This paper examines the efforts of a court to improve outcomes for older youth who are exiting foster care by implementing an Emancipation Checklist (EC) to guide discussion around 12 stability indicators thought to improve youth transition to adulthood (e.g., education, employment).
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University1 Dec 2018
This paper explores the complex set of intertwined social and biological factors influences people’s motivation to participate actively and productively in schools, jobs, and communities— and to persevere in the face of setbacks.
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University1 Dec 2018
In this interactive graphic, hover over or click the labels on the brain regions to learn more about how each region affects motivation, and hover over or click the highlighted text to the left of the brain image to see how those regions interact.
Cheryl L. Somers, Angelique G. Day, Jenna Niewiadomski, Casey Sutter, Beverly A. Baroni, Jun Sung Hong - Juvenile & Family Court Journal1 Dec 2018
The aim of the study is to understand the perceptions of court‐involved adolescent girls in residential treatment (40% delinquency, 60% foster care/child abuse and neglect) on school climate and factors that affect their mood in school.
Yu-Jie Wen, Xian-Bin Li, Xi-Xi Zhao, Xue-Qi Wang, Wen-Peng Hou, Qi-Jing Bo, Wei Zheng, Christine Pao, Tony Tan, Chuan-Yue Wang - Child Abuse & Neglect30 Nov 2018
This study sought to assess the combined effects of physical neglect, a major embodiment of the left-behind phenomenon, and the trauma of being left behind on subsequent behavioral problems of children in rural China.