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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(12B), 70-77
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-12B-13
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Improving the Parentally Deprived Children’s Quality of Life in Ukraine (Based on the British Experience)

N.V. Martovytska1,

1Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy, Foreign Language Department, Bohdan Khmelnitsky National University at Cherkasy, Ukraine

Pub. Date: December 14, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ensuring the Quality of Higher Education)

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N.V. Martovytska. Improving the Parentally Deprived Children’s Quality of Life in Ukraine (Based on the British Experience). American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(12B):70-77. doi: 10.12691/education-2-12B-13


The thesis highlights social protection of orphans and children deprived of parental care in and in . It is stated that social policy in is aimed at searching effective forms of placements for orphans and children deprived of parental care. Adoption, family care, foster care and with biological family reunion are supported by current British social policy. Classification of British foster families based on the principles of time, the category of addressees, content and conditions of receiving are developed. The objective possibility of British social protection experience of orphans and children deprived of parental care transformation to Ukrainian welfare system is defined and substantiated. The comparative analysis of basic mechanisms of social protection of orphans and children deprived of parental care in the and is explored. The implementation of some progressive aspects of orphans and children deprived of parental care welfare in the into social and educational work of is offered. The following aspects of child welfare system may be implemented in Ukraine: different types of family forms of accommodation (according to the needs of a child), children hearing system, motivation of foster families creation and kinds of foster parents support.

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