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  • Title: Quality in Alternative Care Conference
    Descriptive info: .. General Information.. Young People.. Results.. Programme.. Organisers and Partners.. Background information.. Various care systems exist for children living in alternative care, which aim to ensure and improve their chances of development.. However, inadequate care can hinder this development and result in children’s fundamental rights being violated.. This was the conference!.. Find information, photos, videos and podcasts on the conference here!.. Related Links.. SOS Children´s Villages International.. Researching Children.. Quality4Children.. Contact Us.. Home.. |.. Contact us.. Sitemap.. Security Privacy.. Imprint.. SOS Children's Villages International..

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  • Title: General Information
    Descriptive info: About the conference.. About Prague.. Getting to the conference venue.. Accomodation.. Social activities.. Quality in Alternative Care Conference.. General Information.. Various care systems exist for children living in alternative care which aim to ensure and improve their chances of development.. Against this background, SOS Children’s Villages International, with the support of various partners, is organising the Quality in Alternative Care International Conference.. More.. Entering the Czech Republic There is visa-free entry for citizens of most European countries, Australia, Canada and the United States.. If required, visas are issued by the diplomatic missions of the Czech Republic in your home country.. About Prague Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic, which lies in the heart of Europe and shares borders with Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria.. It is the political, economic, and cultural centre of the country.. Getting to the  ...   conference rooms and a metro station.. Social activities Welcome dinner: We would like to invite you to take part in the welcome dinner which will take place in the evening of 4 April at the Clarion Congress Hotel.. Boat trip: We will take you to the Vltava River from where we continue by private air-conditioned boat.. Enjoy an unforgettable excursion and see the panorama of Prague Castle, St.. Vitus Cathedral,.. Czech evening: This evening excursion begins by picking you up at your hotel.. City Tour: We start this tour with a two-hour bus trip through Prague.. You will see and get to know the most important sights of Prague and your guide will tell you about Prague's history.. Downloads.. Quality in Alternative Care Conference - Info.. Documents.. Detailed Conference Programme (31.. 03.. 2011).. Complete Abstract Booklet (6,3 mb).. (24.. General information.. Print..

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  • Title: Young People
    Descriptive info: Principles.. Selection process.. Involvement.. Former Experiences.. How can you support them?.. Application for young people.. Young People.. We aim to create bridges between young people, practitioners, decision-makers and researchers by creating as many opportunities as possible during the conference for them to talk to each other.. In order to create a level playing field for young people, we will work with them prior  ...   all participants and during which speakers are reminded to keep their presentations short and to leave enough room for discussion.. We are planning to involve 50 young people in the pre-conference event and conference.. Criteria for the selection of the participants.. Alternative care experience.. Good level of English.. 16-25 years old.. Motivation to contribute to the objectives of the conference and pre-conference workshop..

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  • Title: Results - Quality in Alternative Care
    Descriptive info: Conference Newspaper.. Picture Gallery.. Presentations.. Videos Podcasts.. Evaluation.. Results.. With an emotional speech Mr.. Pichler, Secretary- General of SOS Children s Villages International, officially opened the conference Quality in alternative care.. As a person who lived in alternative care, he knows how important it is to address the topic.. This was emphasized by the following speech of three young people who have grown up in alternative care, too.. Their request  ...   Young people contributed to the conference in many ways: as facilitators, presenters and as co-editors of a daily conference newspaper.. Get a picture of the conference and find the three editions of this newspaper as well as photos, videos, podcasts and presentations of all speakers in the menu bar on the left.. Please find a detailled conference report.. here.. Spanish version of report.. Read the.. final report.. on the youth pre-conference..

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  • Title: Programme
    Descriptive info: Keynotespeakers.. List of Speakers.. Panel discussions.. Programme overview.. (detailed programme see download).. Registration:.. Sunday, 18:00- 21:00.. Monday, 08:00- 09:30.. Monday, 4.. th.. April:.. TIME.. PARALLELL SESSIONS.. 09:30- 11:00.. Welcome speeches.. 11:00- 11:30.. Coffee break.. 11:30- 12:30.. Key-note.. Nurturing the resilience of children with complex needs.. Michael Ungar.. 12:30- 14:00.. Lunch.. 14:00- 15:30.. Panel discussion.. Action research within the child care area linking research to policy and practice of care.. Chair: Hans Grietens.. Panelists:.. Michael Ungar,.. Sharn Bowley,.. Tyler Verrall,.. Jessica Inwood,.. Christian Honold.. Paper and workshop sessions.. 15:30- 16:00.. 16:00- 17:30.. From theory to practice:.. how to put international  ...   Tuesday, 5.. April.. 09:15- 10:45.. Key- note.. Leaving care.. Mike Stein.. Véronique Lerch.. Young people.. 10:45- 11:15.. 11:15- 12:45.. De-Institutionalisation.. Hana Pazlarová.. Nigel Cantwell.. Chair: Agnes von Maravic.. Panellists:.. Jana Hainsworth,.. Jean- Claude Legrand,.. Marie- Anne Paraskevas,.. Michael Pöltl.. 17:30- 18:30.. MARKET PLACE IN THE FOYER.. Wednesday, 6.. 09:00- 10:15.. Key-notes.. The child’s right to quality care.. Christian Posch.. Psychodynamic of breaking relationships.. Michael Lehofer.. 10:15- 10:45.. Coffee Break.. 10:45- 12:00.. Future of alternative care.. Chair: Ghazal Keshavarzian.. Nigel Cantwell,.. Afifa Dirani Arsanios,.. Maria Herczog,.. Jean Anne Kennedy.. 12:30- 13:30.. 13:00- 14:30.. 14:30- 15:00.. 15:00- 16:30.. 16:45- 17:30.. Closing words..

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  • Title: Organisers & Partners
    Descriptive info: Contact.. Organisers.. Organisers Partners.. SOS Children's Villages is an international, non-governmental and non-denominational child-focused organisation that provides services in the areas of care, education and health for children who have already lost or are at risk of losing parental care.. The organisation also strengthens the capacity of the children's carers, their families and communities to provide adequate care.. Finally, SOS Children’s Villages also advocates the rights of children without parental care.. Founded in 1949, it operates in the spirit of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in over 130 countries.. The SOS-Kinderdorf Hermann-Gmeiner-Academy, founded in 1981, is the international training centre of SOS Children’s Villages.. In this context it organises discussion forum, trainings, seminars as well as international conferences.. Beyond that it is the documentation centre of SOS Children’s Villages.. This conference is strongly supported by.. S.. OS Children’s Villages Czech Republic.. Our Partners.. SOS Children's Villages is supported by the following partners:.. The Better Care Network (BCN) was set up in 2005 and is an interagency network facilitating the global exchange of information and collaboration on the issue of children without adequate family care.. Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe is an international organisation bringing together.. 47 member States.. It promotes human rights, democracy and the rule of law based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals, including children.. The Expert Group for Cooperation on Children at Risk, EGCC, within the Council of  ...   is an international organisation with members in Africa, America, Asia and Europe.. FICE stands for children in out-of-home care, children at risk and children with special needs.. The study programs of the Department of Social Work of the Faculty of Arts at Charles University focus on areas such as work with the family and high-risk children and teenagers, social administration, psychosocial assistance and crisis intervention, etc.. The International Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood from Care (INTRAC) was established in 2003 to consider the transitions to adulthood of young people leaving public care from an international perspective.. The International Social Service (ISS) helps individuals, children and families confronted with social problems involving two, or more, countries as a consequence of international migration or displacement.. ISS is active in around 140 countries and provides services to more than 50,000 people throughout the world each year.. The Czech Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs was established in 1990.. It is responsible for social policy (e.. g.. people with disabilities, social services, social benefits, family policy), social security (e.. pensions, sickness insurance), employment (e.. labour market, employment support), labour legislation, European Social Fund and other social or labour related issues.. The Palacký University is the oldest Czech university after Charles University in Prague.. Palacký University has eight faculties.. The Philosophical Faculty, with its twenty departments, more than 4,800 students and 260 teachers, is the biggest of the eight faculties at Palacký University.. Psychology can be studied at Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD level..

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  • Title: Sitemap
    Descriptive info: Security and Privacy.. Services.. Sitemap..

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  • Title: Security and Privacy
    Descriptive info: Security and Privacy.. Privacy, Security and Terms of Use.. [Publication date: 15 September 2010].. OUR WEBSITE.. YOUR PRIVACY.. YOUR SECURITY.. OUR TERMS OF USE.. SUBMISSIONS AND COPYRIGHT.. CHANGES IN POLICIES.. Thank you for your interest in our work, our website and the privacy and security policies and terms guiding the use of this website.. This privacy and security statement explains how personal or other information communicated by you on or through the website is collected, protected and managed by.. Quality in Alternative Care.. /SOS Children’s Villages.. Respecting and protecting your privacy is also of utmost importance to us.. We encourage you to read through the complete privacy and security statement including the section on terms of use, which describes limitations placed on your use of information, images and technology provided on or through the website.. These are issues of legal concern to us.. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.. Throughout this statement on our policies and terms, you will come across the terms.. , we , our and us - these terms refer to Quality in Alternative Care, the chief editing unit of which is located in Innsbruck, Austria, and is the operator of this website.. The technical service provider of this website is SOS Children's Villages, a private, non-profit making, charitable, non-political and non-confessional organisation, which works on behalf of orphaned and destitute children worldwide.. The terms you , your and yours in this statement refer to visitors and users of our website.. 1.. What is the purpose of this website?.. We maintain this website to provide you with information about the.. Conference and offer a platform for sharing information about the conference.. 2.. Where and why does Quality in Alternative Care collect information on or.. through the website?.. We do not ask you for any personal information if you are just visiting our website.. However, for you to take advantage of some of our services, we may ask for some personal information.. Also, in order to help us continually learn and improve our content and services, data is collected in an anonymous and aggregated manner, for example, the number of visitors to certain pages or the use of such features like tell-a-friend.. Some personal data such as name, address and preferences are collected when you register on our website.. The data you provide enables us to give you information in a personalised manner; registration and sign-up are completely voluntary.. Completing the optional fields is your choice.. Data such as credit card numbers or other billing information are collected in order to process a conference registration.. It is your decision whether you would like to store these payment details with us for a longer period than it takes to process the registration fee.. If you do, you will not have to re-enter all your details the next time you decide to make a registration payment.. 3.. Does Quality in Alternative Care use cookie information?.. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from our web server and stored on your computer's hard drive.. Quality in Alternative Care uses cookie information in order to provide better and more personalized content and services to the visitors of this website.. For example, we may use the information for tracking which areas of our website you have visited, and how frequently.. We may match information obtained from cookies with other data you provided in order to develop statistics.. Please check your computer or software manual for specifics on how cookies work on your computer.. It is possible to block cookies from being loaded onto your computer.. Please note, however, that blocking cookies can affect the performance of websites.. Any change of our policy concerning cookies will be communicated on our homepage and through a new version of this privacy statement.. 4.. Does Quality in Alternative Care share information collected on the website.. with third parties?.. Personal data collected is not distributed, shared, rented or sold to companies or organisations that are not a part of.. 's organisational structure.. In the case that administrative services such as credit card processing are required from third parties, such services are acquired with the understanding that all personal information is treated confidentially and only for the purpose of.. If compelled by law or some other regulatory authority,..  ...   A VIOLATION OF LAW, TO POST OR DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIAL YOU DO NOT OWN OR FOR WHICH YOU DO NOT HAVE PERMISSION TO USE.. VIOLATION OF SOMEONE'S COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK OR OTHER PROPERTY RIGHTS MAY SUBJECT YOU TO CIVIL OR CRIMINAL PENALTIES.. The above includes posting or storing any information on our website in violation of the law or third parties' rights (including, but not limited to copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, privacy and confidentiality).. 11.. Does Quality in Alternative Care take responsibility for links and their content?.. Our website may provide links to other websites or resources.. As we do not have control over these websites or resources, we cannot take responsibility for their availability.. Nor can we endorse, take responsibility or liability for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such websites or resources.. Further, we do not take responsibility or liability, direct or indirect, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on such content, goods or services available from externally linked websites or resources.. 12.. What is.. 's liability for the use of this website?.. With regard to services provided on or through the website free of charge,.. shall be liable only in cases of wilful misconduct or gross negligence by its legal representatives or any other employee when performing her or his duties for the organisation.. These limitations in terms of liability apply to all compensation claims for damages regardless of whether they are based on breach of contract, tort or any other reason.. Should any dispute arise concerning liability, the legal domicile would be Innsbruck, Austria, the location of the Head Office of SOS Children's Villages International.. You must own the copyright and related rights of submitted works and papers and you will maintain your copyright and related rights.. You warrant that you are the copyright holder or have the rights to submit your work to Quality in Alternative Care.. If a claim is made, you will be responsible and Quality in Alternative Care will not accept any liability for any third party claims.. If your work is published by Quality in Alternative Care we have the right to use your content for promotion of Quality in Alternative Care and will give you reasonable credit as author of your submission.. The terms and conditions of use of Quality in Alternative Care's website prohibit unauthorized copying of any intellectual property.. However, Quality in Alternative Care will not be liable in the event a copy of your work is taken from the website and used by some unscrupulous visitor.. It is your responsibility to pursue any infringements.. We do not endorse, take responsibility or liability for any content, advertising, products or other materials provided by those submitting projects or our third-party co-operation partners in the platform Quality in Alternative Care.. Further, we do not take on responsibility or liability, direct or indirect, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on such content, goods or services available from such external resources.. 13.. Does Quality in Alternative Care ever change its website policies?.. From time to time, we may add features or services to our website, or we may decide to discontinue certain sections or services.. This may imply collecting different types of information and/or changing the uses of the information.. As a consequence, some of our privacy, security or terms of use may change.. Policies may also be adjusted as a consequence of changes in the legal framework or new needs.. Adjustments of our policies will always be communicated under this section of the website, and marked with a new publication date.. This date can be found at the top of this page.. Substantial changes in our policies will also be communicated on our homepage.. 14.. Who do I contact with questions or comments about the privacy, security or.. terms of use?.. Should you have any question or comments regarding our privacy, security or terms of use, we would be pleased to hear from you.. Please contact:.. quality-care-conference@sos-kd.. org.. We thank you for your interest and for taking the time to read our privacy and security policies and terms of use.. We wish you an enjoyable time on our website..

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  • Title: Imprint
    Descriptive info: Imprint.. SOS-Kinderdorf Hermann Gmeiner Akademie.. Hermann-Gmeiner-Str.. 51.. A - 6010 Innsbruck.. T +43-512-3316-0.. F +43-512-3316-5686.. academy@sos-kd.. www.. hermanngmeineracademy.. President: Helmut Kutin.. Managing Director: Christian Honold.. Association's Registered Office: Innsbruck/Austria.. Registered Charity Number: 960404339.. Local Court/Court of Jurisdiction: Innsbruck/Austria.. Copyright © 2010.. Unless stated otherwise, all rights reserved by SOS-Kinderdorf Hermann Gmeiner Akademie..

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  • Title: About the conference
    Descriptive info: O konferenci.. What is alternative care?.. About the conference.. Quality in Alternative Care – International Conference in Prague, 4-6 April 2011.. Various care systems exist for children living in.. alternative care.. which aim to ensure and improve their chances of development.. Against this background, SOS Children’s Villages, with the support of various partners, is organising the international conference Quality in Alternative Care.. The conference aims to.. identify ways to empower children and young adults, to promote the implementation of quality care standards, to provide a platform and networking opportunities and to identify changes needed to policy and practice to align them with international frameworks.. In order to achieve these objectives the.. topics.. of this conference will include:.. ·.. Quality management in alternative care.. (quality standards, monitoring, evaluation, training courses, staff motivation, challenges of financial crisis, etc..  ...   childhood, emergency relief, etc.. The.. target groups.. of the conference are decision makers, NGOs, carers, youth welfare service providers, researchers and young people with experience of care, among others.. In order to set up a level playing field, we will work with the young people over a three-day period in a preparatory meeting prior to the conference.. Key speeches will be translated simultaneously into Czech and some sessions at the conference may also be held in Czech, but the conference language will be English.. The conference will take place at the.. Clarion Congress Hotel in Prague****.. from 4-6 April.. *.. United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.. ,.. Guidelines for the Alternative Care of.. Children, Recommendation (2005) of the Council of Europe on the rights of children living in residential institutions, Quality4Children Standards, etc..

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  • Title: About Prague
    Descriptive info: About Prague.. Entering the Czech Republic.. There is visa-free entry for citizens of most European countries, Australia, Canada and the United States.. The Czech Republic is a member of the Schengen area.. Inhabitants of contractual states are allowed to cross borders between states within this area without undergoing border controls.. Still, inhabitants of these states are obliged to carry a passport or identity card with them.. Prague.. is the capital city of the Czech Republic, which lies in the heart of Europe and shares borders with Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria.. The president, government and parliament have their seat in Prague.. Prague is also an important European transport hub.. Situated on the  ...   two Holy Roman Emperors and thus was also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire.. At present, the city proper is home to about 1.. 3 million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of over 1.. 9 million.. Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites, making the city one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, receiving more than 4.. 1 million international visitors annually, since 2009.. Useful links.. Language.. Climate.. Currency.. ATMs and payment cards.. Public transportation.. Taxi.. Customs regulations.. Holidays and work-free days.. Health care.. Important telephone numbers.. Electrical voltage.. Tipping.. Smoking..

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