CRECS noon-hour Colloquium: Swedish research on improving the educational and health outcomes of children and youth in out-of-home care

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The links between school failure and serious psycho-social problems later in life are very strong for all children, regardless of family background. Most interventions targeting foster children’s school performance yield positive results. The results from national population or intervention studies in the Nordic welfare states argue for a strong “back-to-basics” focus on education and health in child welfare practice.

March 6, 2015, 12:00 - 1:30p.m. Light lunch will be served. FSS5028 120 University

R.S.V.P. by March 1, Tel.: 613-562-5800 ext. 2731

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