Catalogue by countries / De-institutionalising and transforming children's services. A Guide to Good Practice

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-PRACTICE ENG-154
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Title De-institutionalising and transforming children's services. A Guide to Good Practice
Author MULHEIR, Georgette; BROWNE,Kevin; AGATHONOS-GEORGOPOULOU, Helen an others
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Date published/issue 00-00-2007
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published UNITED KINGDOM
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Page 149
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Type of material Booklet
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Document description Commentaries
Guide
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Country concerned WORLD
Index Foster-care
Child-rights
Practice
Child-status
Child-care
Kinship-care
Family-reintegration
Institution-child
Child-life-book
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Desinstitutional
Abandonment
Child-transfer
Prevention-abandon
Placement
Child-interest
Placement-review
Free text The main purpose of this research it is to assist policy makers, practioners and other concerned individuals to transform systems of institutional care into those based on family and community support. The publication it is divided in 10 chapters: 1) Raise the awareness on the negative effects of institutionalisation on children; 2) Managing the process of de-institutionalisation; 3) Analysis at country/regional level; 4) Analysis at institution level; 5) Design of alternative setrvices; 6) Planning the transfer of resources; 7) Preparing and moving children; 8) Preparing and moving staff; 9) Logistics; 10) Monitoring and evaluation.
This research can be downloaded by the Internet Site of BettercareNetwork, Link: http://www.crin.org/docs/De-institutionalising.pdf

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Degree of interest Of interest
Work area Miscellaneous
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