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Children’s Services: Working Together brings together contributions from a number of authors in the field. The book covers policy, theory, research and practice relevant to students and professionals working with children in a wide range of roles. The emphasis on working collaboratively with other professionals, where appropriate, and the holistic approach to children make this a valuable resource to anyone working with children today.
The Association of Schools of Social Work in Africa invites you to its first ever International Social Work Conference to be hosted in one of the most beautiful parts of Africa – the Ingwenyama Conference and Sport Resort, White River, South Africa.
Time and place: Oct 14 - 17, 2012, White River, South Africa
Abstract deadline : 31 May 2012
The choice of the theme for the Fifth IPC was based on the growing interest in the adoption of children from Africa to other continents, and the ostensible lack of comprehensive regulation on the subject currently prevailing in the continent, which sometimes leads to discrepancies in the system, and abuse or exploitation of children. The situational analysis of intercountry adoption has not been comprehensively documented in Africa, creating a vacuum on the status of the system in the continent.
Time and place: May 29 - 30, 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The book presents a summary of the results of different studies developed by the author since 2002. The main issue of the book is original as it presents the relation between quality of life and the construction of citizenship in young people as a particular population
The University of Chicago and the French Development Agency are pleased to announce this one and one half day conference to be held in Paris, France Jun 14, - 15, 2012.
Call for paper proposals, deadline 15th February 2012.
Motivations for, and modes of migration are diverse and often overlapping: from voluntary labor migration to family migration to forced migration due to climate change, lack of food security, war, or ethnic and religious conflict. Common to all forms of migration, though, is that the economic, social and cultural relations in both sending and destination countries are altered as a result.
Deadline for submitting the application form is 15th February 2012.
Where and when: Bergen, Norway 20 - 22 June 2012
The 6th ESFR Congress will focus on the implications of contemporary social, cultural and economic changes, and the challenges these raise for family relations, family practices and family policy. We also invite contributors to reflect on the implication of these changes for research methods.
Time and place: Sep 26 - 29, 2012, Lillehammer, Norway
NEW Deadline for submission of abstracts 15 March 2012
Immigration and schooling in the Republic of Ireland addresses the impact of recent rapid social and economic change on the education system. It provides detailed analysis and fascinating insights into the complex and varied responses of principals, teachers, parents and children to working in newly-multi ethnic schools. It highlights the key role played historically by education in shaping the ‘Irish’ nation and how this has governed responses to those who have come from the ‘outside’.
The aim of the conference is to perceive and create futures through the eyes of today’s youth, adults and decision makers for the young people of the future. The course of a youth’s life, both today and toward the future, covers an entire spectrum of reality. Focusing on faith in young people, their ability and determination to build an inevitably different and in many ways an improved world for us all to live in is the focal point of this conference.
Time and place: Jun 6, - Jun 8, 2012, Turku, Finland
Deadline for abstracts: January 31, 2012
"Positive Experiences, Successful Outcomes for Looked After and other Vulnerable Children" is the focus of the 12th conference organised by European Scientific Association for Residential and Foster Care for Children and Adults (EUSARF)
When and Where: Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2012, Glasgow, Scotland
Opening Date for Abstract Submission: 31 January
Closing Date for Abstract Submission: 20 February