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Het belang van het gevluchte kind in kaart gebracht: bij- of hoofdzaak?

Van Os, C., Zijlstra, E., Knorth, E. J., Post, W. & Kalverboer, M., 1-Feb-2019, In : De Psycholoog. 54, 2, p. 10-21 12 p., 1.

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This research focuses on substantive and procedural diagnostic conditions that must be fulfilled for a reliable assessment of the best interests of an asylum-seeking child. These Best Interests of the Child (BIC)-Assessments provide migration authorities with behavioural information about risks for the child’s development and mental health. After the development process, the BIC-Assessment was carried out with 16 unaccompanied children (15-18 years, M = 16.7) and 11 children who arrived in the Netherlands together with their parents (4-16 years, M = 9.6) (N = 27). The quality of the child-rearing environment in the country of origin before departure and the expected quality on return, were both low. A majority of the refugee children had social-emotional problems and trauma-related complaints.
Translated title of the contributionBest interests of the child-assessment for recently arrived children: side issue or principal case?
Original languageDutch
Article number1
Pages (from-to)10-21
Number of pages12
JournalDe Psycholoog
Volume54
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1-Feb-2019

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