An Empirical Test of a Model of Academic Expectations among Youth in Residential Care


Background and Purpose: In the last decade accumulating evidence across many countries points to the poor outcomes of youth formerly placed in care. One of the issues receiving growing attention is the low academic... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Eran Melkman (University of Haifa)
  2. Tehila Refaeli (Hebrew University)
  3. Rami Benbenishty (Bar-Ilan University)

Topic Areas

Residential child care , Education and qualification of children and young people in care


OS-05 » Education of Children in Care (11:00 - Wednesday, 14th September, Sala 5)