Report – Summer School and Thematic Workshop “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses “

by Mónica López López (HESTIA) The Welfare State Futures projects HESTIA and FACSK organised a thematic workshop and a summer school titled “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses” from 21 to 25 August 2017. The main focus of this school was the comparative analysis of child and family welfare … More Report – Summer School and Thematic Workshop “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses “

Currently Running in Groningen: WSF Thematic Workshop and Summer School “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses”

Today, the Summer School and WSF Thematic Workshop “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses” started off at the University of Groningen. The school jointly organized by WSF projects HESTIA and FACSK as well as EUSARF will be running until Friday August 25th. It strives to gain insight into child and … More Currently Running in Groningen: WSF Thematic Workshop and Summer School “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses”

Mónica López López Becomes EUSARF Board Member

HESTIA team member Dr. Móncia López López becomes a board member of the European Scientific Association on Residential and Family Care for Children and Adolescents (EUSARF). EUSARF was born in the late eighties of the last century out of the collaboration between child welfare academics from several European universities. Currently, EUSARF has a board consisting of 20 … More Mónica López López Becomes EUSARF Board Member

Coming Up in August: WSF Thematic Workshop and Summer School “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses”

How far does variation in policies and priorities reflect diversity in the social construction of abuse and neglect between countries? Are variations in policy and practice associated with variation in outcomes for children and families? How do practitioners in different welfare systems understand the notion ‘family’ in professional practice? What broader trends in the development … More Coming Up in August: WSF Thematic Workshop and Summer School “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses”

Prestigious NWO Visitors Grant for Prof. John Fluke (University of Colorado) to join project HESTIA at the University of Groningen

The Dutch team of project HESTIA has secured a Visitor’s Travel Grant for Prof. John Fluke of the University of Colorado to join the research project HESTIA at the the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences of University of Groningen. In the Netherlands, the country team is coordinated by Prof. Hans Grietens and Dr. Mónica … More Prestigious NWO Visitors Grant for Prof. John Fluke (University of Colorado) to join project HESTIA at the University of Groningen