Over the past two decades, Israel has made a dramatic effort to transform the service system for children and youth at risk, with emphases on community-based services, systematic data-based planning, and inter-ministerial and inter-agency collaboration. Throughout this period, MJB’s Engelberg Center for Children and Youth has influenced the national agenda through studies of the needs of children and youth at risk, and the service system designed to address them.
The goals of the study were to examine the contribution of spiritual care to bereaved families and to monitor the program’s assimilation at the help centers.
The goal of the study was to learn in depth of the operations of the three EPSs implementing distinctive models in their work, and to examine the professionals’ perceptions of both the innovation of the models and the best-practice principles employed.
The goal of the evaluation was to examine the achievements of the Ethiopian-Israeli and non-Ethiopian-Israeli twelfth-grade students participating in the SPACE program in 2017/18 as reflected in their matriculation exam achievements, and to assess the impact of the program on the achievements of the Ethiopian-Israeli twelfth-grade program participants. This is a continuation of the examination of the program impact on these students that has been conducted throughout the program years as the basis for introducing improvements into the program. An additional goal of the current evaluation was to learn about the perception of the directors of the education departments in the various localities regarding the implementation and contribution of the SPACE program.
Main points: The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for children and youth around the world: Its universal impact: Scholastic difficulties have increased and gaps widened; the number of children experiencing psychological distress has grown; and the phenomena of online bullying and the exploitation of minors have escalated. Its impact on children already in situations of […]