Children in a World of Opportunities: Innovations in research, policy and practice
The conference was hosted by the McGill University, Montreal, Canada at June 2017.
To see the full program click: Program
To see the abstract book click: Abstracts Book
The conference presentations are available here:
Plenary sessions –
1.1 Child participation research and action –
- Smith. Opportunities for youth in government care
- Shimoni and Ben-Arieh. Differences between jewish and Arab children in Israel in their overall subjective well-being and satisfaction with life domains.
2.3 Placement in substitute care and adverse placement trajectories –
2.5 Using qualitative and quantitative methodologies to investigate community-level factors that influence early child development
Goldfeld et al. Community-level factors that influence child development
Katz et al. Social domain influence on early childhood development
Villanueva et al. Does the physical environment make a difference
2.8 Data-based advocacy in Latin America –
3.2 Violence and mental health –
3.3 Wellbeing of children in care –
3.4 Multidimensional perspectives on child poverty –
Paz and Waisgrais. How many and who are poor in upper-middle income countries – The case of Argentina.
3.8 Child indicators to promote and advocate for social change –
Arkadas-Thibert. Online reporting with indicators and maps for monitoring of violence against children in the local level in Turkey.
4.1 GlobalChild: A comprehensive child rights monitoring platform –
4.2 Caregiver well-being and parenting interventions –
4.5 What’s new in the field of measuring early child development?
Platas. Measuring Early Learning Quality and Outcomes Project
4.6 Recent advances in child poverty measurement –
4.7 The meaning and measurement of children’s subjective well-being –
Gregory. System-wide approach to measuring wellbeing of Australian students
Newland and Coyl-Shepherd. A phenomenological exploration of children’s wellbeing
5.1 The New Brunswick Child Rights and Wellbeing Framework –
Whalen. The New Brunswick Child Rights Indicators Framework – A model for evidence based practice and child rights implementation
5.2 Children’s concepts of well-being around the world –
5.4 Multidimensional perspectives on child poverty –
Lau, Gordon and Bradshaw. Material well-being, quality of relationships and children’s emotional and behavioural well-being in Hong Kong
5.6 Children in care –
6.1 Children with disabilities –
6.2 Children’s concepts of well-being around the world –
Mogensen and Mason. Including children with disability or chronic illness in child well-being research Methodological considerations.
6.3 Longitudinal and multilevel studies on health and inequality –
6.4 Adolescent well-being and mental health –
6.5 Systems and simulations –
Lopez, Spencer and Whetten. In the face of limited resources and extreme violence how does research on quality care translate to better opportunities for children
6.6 Role of children subjective well-being –
6.7 School-age children, education and development –
7.3 Child welfare data initiatives across Canada –
7.6 Child health indicators and interventions –
McQuinn and Staines. Information on the health and well-being of children and young people- The needs of practitioners across Europe
8.1 System response to meet the needs of all learners –
Colp, Laing and McConnell. The 21st Century Organization Advancing system response to meet the needs of all learners.
8.3 Child well-being, age and gender –
Makwinja et al. Contextual predictor’s of children’s subjective wellbeing in Botswana
8.4 Public spending and children’s health –
9.2 Social media and wellbeing –
9.3 Methodological and process challenges in evaluation –
9.4 Multidimensional perspectives on child poverty –