Evaluation of the activity of the child welfare commission in pursuance of the minimal care of the child
Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania
The Law on Minimal and Average Care of the Child of the Republic of Lithuania (in effect since 1 January 2008) established the procedure for provision of minimal and average care for the child having behavioural problems and susceptible to crime. The article analyses activities of child welfare commission in implementing the minimal care of the child: the first part of the article provides a description of the concept of minimal care of the child and the responsibilities of implementing institutions; the second part analyses obstacles in implementing the law and envisages possible measures for a more effective activity of preventive work groups in municipalities and schools.
Key words: child / minimal child care / juvenile justice / child welfare commission
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