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Call for Papers: Topics

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 February 2023

We invite you to submit abstracts for lectures, round tables, workshops, or poster presentations on the following topics: 

  1. Living through the Covid pandemic in out-of-home care (foster care and residential care) for children, youth, young adults, and staff members

  2. Lessons learned from the Covid pandemic period in child and youth care services

  3. Projects and original initiatives handle Covid pandemic in children's services

  4. Standards and quality control in the field of out-of-home care

  5. Research on out-of-home care and education of vulnerable and at-risk children and youth

  6. Educational achievements and advancement among children and youth in out-of home placements and in community-based programs

  7. Staff training programs

  8. Training of child and youth care workers

  9. Innovative initiatives/programs in residential-care settings for children and youth at risk

  10. Transition from care to adulthood and independent living

  11. Pedagogical innovations in child and youth care, and community-based programs

  12. New approaches for education and care for children and youth in out-of-home care

  13. Original initiatives and projects – their development and implementation in child and youth care programs

  14. Special populations of children and youth in child and youth care services (for example cultural minority group children, LGBTQ+ children and youth, immigrants, refugees, disabled children and unaccompanied minors).

  15. Children's rights in child and youth care programs and related legislation

  16. Maturation and identity development among children and youth in out-of-home care

  17. Living in a multicultural society

  18. Youth and globalization

  19. Migrant and socially excluded youth

  20. Counselling and treatment in multicultural societies

  21. Stress and trauma

  22. Victims and survivors of family abuse and neglect

  23. Victims and survivors of gender-based violence

  24. Children and youth in war situations

  25. Other

All presenters must register for the conference and pay registration fees.

More details about the congress program will be published on the conference website.

We look forward to your abstracts and seeing you at the Conference.

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