The University of Strathclyde of Glasgow, in association with CELCIS (Center of Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland) will start a FREE certified online course starting 23 February, running for 6 weeks with a weekly workload of 4 hours per week on caring for vulnerable children.
The Hungarian Committee of UNICEF published an article, according to which 88% of children between 10-18 have social network site profiles and a third of those have already experienced harassment online.
'WHO Europe' reports on the joint project work of WHO and the Youth Centre Duga in Novi Pazar. The project organized classes for Roma children to support them in catching up academically with their non-Roma peers and to help them develop skills necessary for persistence in education and inclusion in the school system.
Opening Doors for Europe's Children' website published the review of Maria Herczog, coordinator of the Opening Doors campaign in Hungary and member of the UN Commitee on the Rights of the Child on Hungary's failing child protection system. Despite strong legislation, many children are still being institutionalized because of the lack of resources and training and because of deep-roothd prejudices in the system.
The University of Minnesota is offering a Mass Open Online Course through COURSERA on how can professionals protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters and other adversities.
Co-organised by Switzerland and the Terre des hommes Foundation, the World Congress on Juvenile Justice, the first such international meeting on this issue, took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 26 to 30 January 2015.
Numerous findings suggest that both coaching and mentoring have positive implications for social workers and the organisations within which they work. Coaching and mentoring are distinct interventions which can be used to build the capacity of social workers, across the career trajectory. They both may have much to offer to social work practitioners, agencies and managers in terms of coping with occupational stressors, improving performance, retention and wellbeing.
FairstartGlobal offers research-based group and leadership online training programs for caregivers and managers in orphanages and foster care systems. Governments, NGO organisations, and professionals use the non-profit programs to educate local care staff and leaders in orphanages, foster families, and refugee camps.
Return migration has not been associated with negative psychosocial outcomes, while the experience of children involved in this process has been largely overlooked. This article looks at the migration experience of Albanian-origin children and young people upon their families’ return to Albania.
This training video introduces the subject of basic child protection procedures and strategies, provides an overview of different forms of child abuse, and reporting strategies.
Social Work Research Association (ESWRA) is organising the fifth European Conference for Social Work Research with the title : “Re-visioning social work with individuals, collectives and communities: social work research”
In 2014 and 2015, the Children’s Unit at the Council of Baltic Sea States (CBSS) Secretariat is organising five expert meetings in cooperation with partners in Europe and beyond with support from the EU Return Fund. The aim of the meetings is to identify child rights standards and key agencies responsible for protecting children exposed to exploitation and trafficking in cross border situations. The fifth meeting aims to sum up the expert meetings, discuss the findings and look into ways forward. The meeting will add value by focusing on children’s experiences - in different ways, we will hear their voices.
European Roma Rights Center advertises the position that bears responsibility for all financial planning, procedural management and reporting. The deadline for applications is 28 February 2015.
The consortium for Street Children is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic intern to support the Advocacy and Research Officer from February to August 2015 for 3 days per week. Deadline for application is February 15th.
The Ministry of Interior of Hungary as the project leader and its project partners, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands and Payoke vzw of Belgium invite experts to submit applications in the framework of the project “Referral of and Assistance for Victims of Trafficking in Europe” HOME/2012/ISEC/AG/4000004405 (hereinafter referred to as RAVOT-EUR).
The European Roma Rights Center is looking for a researcher to do a study. The goal of the study is to gather information in one-two counties of Hungary about the functioning of the Hungarian child protection system, and to analyse it in light of earlier ERRC research.
Deadline March 15, 2015
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