Residential Care for Children “At Risk” in Israel

TALAL DOLEV, dalia Ben RABI and TAMAR zemach-Marom

in Residential Care of Children

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780195309188
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199863907 | DOI:
 Residential Care for Children “At Risk” in Israel

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This chapter focuses on the 10,573 children and youth and the care provided them in the Israeli residential system. Section 2 briefly relates some of the historical and social factors that have influenced the development of residential care in Israel and the role of residential care within the continuum of child welfare services. Section 3 describes the current situation of the residential care system in Israel and the children in care. Section 4 then elaborates on some recent developments and changes in the Israeli residential system. The chapter concludes by indicating some of the major challenges and developing trends.

Keywords: child care; child welfare; child protection; Israeli residential system

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