Spencer L. James, Jini L. Roby, Lindsay J. Powell, Bryan A. Teuscher, Kelsey L. Hamstead, Kevin Shafer - Children and Youth Services Review31 Oct 2017
This study assesses whether 157 children who spent time in a Ghanaian residential care facility but who have been reunified with their families scored differently on a battery of standardized child wellbeing measures than 204 children still living in residential care facilities using propensity score matching models.
Tim Moore, Morag McArthur, Jodi Death, Clare Tilbury, Steven Roche - Children and Youth Services Review31 Oct 2017
Both historical and contemporary residential care for children have been found to present risks to their safety and security. Views about the characteristics of workers that helped them to feel safe in the placement were obtained from 27 children and young people who were placed in residential care in Australia.
Margarita Villagrana, Cindy Guillen, Vanessa Macedo, Sei-Young Lee - Children and Youth Services Review31 Oct 2017
This study explores self-stigma in the utilization of mental health services while in foster care and whether the stigma developed while in foster care impacts mental health service use upon foster care exit.
This article, with accompanying short video documentary, from the New York Times tells an in-depth and harrowing story of an amateur historian, Catherine Corless, seeking to learn about the history of a "mother and baby home" run by Bon Secours nuns in the town of Tuam, Ireland, and the story of mistreatment, poor conditions, trafficking, and unmarked graves she uncovered.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network & Center for the Treatment of Developmental Trauma Disorders26 Oct 2017
This webinar series provides clinicians, counselors, and other helpers with insights on recognizing and dealing with the most difficult crises and turning points that occur in therapy with traumatized children and families.