Family Group Conferencing in child welfare

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Family Group Conferencing in child welfare

A systematic review and meta-analytic study on the effectiveness of Family Group Conferencing in child welfare (full text only available in Dutch)

Summary

By performing a literature review and meta-analyses, the aims of the current study are to 1) describe the varying types of FGC that are implemented in youth care, 2) determine the outcome measures used to examine the effectiveness of Family Group Conferencing (FGC), 3) examine whether FGC results in positive outcomes with regard to the protection of children and adolescents, and 4) determine which characteristics of the decision-making models, of the families by which the models are used, and of the studies moderate the effectiveness of FGC.

Publication data

Author(s):
Dijkstra, S., Creemers, H.E., Asscher, J.J., Stams, G.J.J.M.
Organization(s):
University of Amsterdam - Forensic Child and Youth Care Sciences, WODC
Place of publication:
Amsterdam
Publisher:
University of Amsterdam - Forensic Child and Youth Care Sciences
Year of publication:
2014