NEW ARTICLE: The authors of this article examine whether and how children at the centre of child protection removal decisions […]
NEW ARTICLE: In this recently published article in the Journal of Social Work, PhD fellow Ida B. Juhasz (DIPA, UiB) […]
NEW ARTICLE:Researcher Audun Løvlie (UiB) evaluates how decision-makers in the Norwegian County Social Welfare Board consider disciplinary evidence in child […]
NEW ARTICLE: Professor Marit Skivenes (UiB) and Professor Emeritus Rami Benbenishty (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Bar Ilan University) finds […]
NEW ARTICLE: Dr. Hege Stein Helland (UiB), PhD-candidate Siri Hansen Pedersen (UiB) and Professor Marit Skivenes (UiB) examine people’s perspectives […]
NEW ARTICLE: Senior Researcher Jenny Krutzinna (UiB) proposes a new child-centric approach for determining the best interests of the child […]
NEW ARTICLE: Examining public attitudes towards parental freedoms in cases of risk to the child, Professor Jill D. Berrick (UC […]
NEW ARTICLE: Professor Marit Skivenes and colleagues at UC Berkeley, USA, compare citizens’ rights orientations in context of child protection […]
NEW ARTICLE: In this article, Professor Marit Skivenes explores cross-country variation of population views on the thresholds of child protection […]
NEW ARTICLE: Audun Løvlie and Marit Skivenes examines the Norwegian County Social Welfare Board’s care order justifications in cases where […]
NEW ARTICLE: Researcher at DIPA, Hege Stein Helland, studies the justification and rationality behind adoption from care decisions in the […]
NEW BOOK: International Perspectives on Children’s Rights, Family Preservation and State Intervention.
NEW ARTICLE: Katre Luhamaa explores whether international human-rights supervision are triggering changes in child-protection systems.
NEW ARTICLE: Jenny Krutzinna explores the dilemma between protecting children and safeguarding mothering opportunities for care-experienced mothers.
ARTICLE: Study of services and support for mothers and newborn babies in vulnerable situations in eight European jurisdictions.
NEW ARTICLE: Study of population attitudes towards corporal punishment in five European countries.
NEW ARTICLE: Decision-makers exercise of discretion in decisions on adoption from care.
NEW ARTICLE: Analysis shows that the status and respect of the child’s de facto family life is increasing.
NEW ARTICLE: Many children are absent in the decision-maker’s justification and conclusion about adoption, finds Skivenes & McEwan-Strand.
ARTICLE: Krutzinna & Skivenes analyse judicial decision makers’ assessment of mothers’ parenting capacities in newborn removal cases.
ARTICLE: New study presents needed insights into how legal decision-makers in Norway justify care orders of newborn children.
ARTICLE: A new study shows interesting findings about the population’s view of adoption as a child welfare measure.
WORKING PAPER: Analysis by Hasan M. Baniamin examines the dynamics of acceptance of parental corporal punishment around the world.
NEW CHAPTER: Skivenes & Tefre examine the structures for detecting and communicating errors and mistakes in the Norwegian child protection […]
NEW ARTICLE: Comparison of the judicial child protection procedures in Germany with other European countries.
NEW REPORT: Comparison of the Norwegian child protection system and the systems of five East European countries.
NEW ARTICLE: Need for a re-examination of the rights of infants and their specific needs in the Nordic welfare states.
NEW ARTICLE: Decisions about terminating parental rights to ensure an adoption from care are not accountable, finds new analysis.
NEW ARTICLE: Interesting differences between the professionals that make decisions about children and families and the population.
THESIS: Trond Helland has examined care order cases in the European Court of Human Rights in his master’s theses.
NEW BOOK: Skivenes and Søvig have edited a book on the implementation of children’s right to protection from discrimination.
ARTICLE: Judicial decision makers express positive views about children’s and parents’ involvement, find Berrick, Dickens, Pösö, and Skivenes.
NEW REPORT: Adoption provides better living conditions, but is seldom used in the Norwegian child welfare system.
PUBLICATION: Skivenes and Falch-Eriksen identify possible blind spots in the Norwegian child protection system.
NEW BOOK: Marit Skivenes is co-editor of a book analyzing the status of children’s rights in Norway.
PUBLICATION: Marit Skivenes argues for children’s right to participate in her contribution to the book “Barnas barnevern”.
PUBLICATION: The implementation of children’s rights across states still has a long way to go, claims Marit Skivenes and Line […]
NEW ARTICLE: The organization of care order proceedings might be an obstacle to good decision-making, finds Marit Skivenes and Milfrid […]
NEW ARTICLE: J. D. Berrick, J. Dickens, T. Pöso and M. Skivenes have published an article in International Journal of Children’s […]
NEW ARTICLE: Ida B. Juhasz has published an article in Child & Family Social Work on argumentation in care order appeals.
“Towards a new theory of professional discretion – the importance of reaching for the difficult” Marit Skivenes has contributed with […]
“Care Order Templates as Institutional Scripts in Child Protection: A Cross-system Analysis” In a new article Jill Duerr Berrick […]
PUBLICATION: Professional discretion differs between child welfare systems and workers, find a new study by Berrick, Dickens, Pösö and Skivenes.
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