Centre for Applied Research on Social Sciences and Law

Child & Youth Social Care

In order to grow into adults, children need a safe and caring environment and need to get the opportunity to participate in society. In some cases, children and their families need help in order to achieve this.

What services contribute most successfully to the safe and healthy development of urban youth?

Improving youth care services

The research group Child & Youth Social Care investigates the desired design and delivery of services for children and their families. The group provides practical knowledge, tools and instruments to improve youth care services.

Practice-based research

All projects are practice-based and focus on implementation issues, child safety and urban education. Project outcomes add to professional practice and social work education and help to built effective services for children and their families in the urban area of Amsterdam.

Implementation in practice

Five professionals on support systems