Webpages tagged with «Social services»
The Children's Institute UCT seeks to contribute to policies, laws and interventions that promote equality, realise the rights and improve the prospects of all children in South Africa. Established at UCT in 2001, the CI seeks to bring about positive change in the lives of children through a complex but carefully honed combination of social and legal research, multiple level evidence-based advocacy and public engagement, capacity-building, and a communications strategy designed to reach diverse audiences.
The Children's Research Centre was established in 1995 and is a joint initiative of the School of Psychology and the School of Social Work and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin. The Centre undertakes multi-disciplinary, policy and practice-relevant research on issues concerning children and young people and the contexts within which they live their lives.
The Centre for Research on the Child and Family aims: To advance our knowledge of the effectiveness and efficiency of children's services across the statutory, voluntary and independent sectors; To advance our conceptual understanding of the psychosocial development of children and the diverse meanings of family life across the life span in a changing and multi-cultural society; To contribute and to disseminate policy and practice knowledge which will enhance the well being of children in their families and communities; To work in collaboration with or on behalf of child and family agencies in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors in the United Kingdom and overseas.