The main objective of the course is to implement students’ competences in facing the psychological problems affecting children and adolescents who are victims of maltreatment, abuses, separations or losses. In particular, at the end of the course the student will be able to:
• treat the different cases of children in need within the framework of Italian legislations;
• analyze the emotions and difficulties of the minors, the operators, the foster families and the biological families;
• project intervention for children’s protection and care, by considering the risk factors and the human and material resources that can have a protection function;
• evaluate such interventions in terms of the possibility they have to produce a change in the minors and their families.