European Social Network Report ‘Promoting the social inclusion of migrant children and young people: the duty of social services’

SENThe report is the result of an online questionnaire first developed in March, as well as presentations and group discussions held at an ESN seminar in October. The questionnaire was submitted to public social services, local authorities and third sector organisations working with migrants and migrant children. The report explores the issues that emerged as crucial for social services when supporting the integration of migrant children and young people in their host societies. The publication also discusses the barriers and success factors connected to the integration of children of refugee families, as well as best practice in terms of support for young migrants turning 18 with a focus on aftercare plans and access to education and vocational qualifications. Each chapter includes practice examples that illustrate how peers from other countries are supporting the social inclusion of unaccompanied children, migrant families and young refugees.

References: European Social Network. 2018.

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