Selection of scientific publications by the people of the Centre

Toros, K., & Falch-Eriksen, A. (2021). Strengths-based practice in child welfare: A systematic literature review. Journal of Child and Family Studies [in press].

Falch-Eriksen, A., Toros, K., Sindi, I., & Lehtme, R. (2021). Children expressing their views in child protection casework: Current research and their rights going forward. Child & Family Social Work [in press].

Toros, K. (2020). Children’s participation in decision-making from child welfare workers’ perspectives: A systematic review. Research on Social Work Practice [in press].

Lauri, K., Toros, K., & Lehtme, R. (2020). Participation in the child protection assessment: Voices from children in Estonia. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, doi:10.1007/s10560-020-00724-x.

Toros, K., & Falch-Eriksen, A. (2020). “I do not want to cause additional pain …” – Child protection workers’ perspectives on child participation in child protection practice. Journal of Family Social Work, doi:10.1080/10522158.2020.1833396.

Toros, K., & Falch-Eriksen, A. (2020). Structured peer group supervision: Systematic case reflection for constructing new perspectives and solutions. International Social Work [in press].

Toros, K., & Falch-Eriksen, A. (2020). A child’s right to protection during the COVID-19 crisis: An exploratory study of the Child Protective Services of Estonia. Children and Youth Services Review, 119, 105568, doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105568. An overview of the article can be found here: A child’s right to protection during the COVID-19 crisis, An exploratory study of the Child Protective Services of Estonia

Toros, K. (2020). A systematic review of children’s participation in child protection decision-making: Tokenistic presence or not? Children & Society, doi:10.1111/chso.12418. An overview of the article can be found here: A Systematic Review of Children’s Participation in Child Protection Decision-Making

Saia, K., Toros, K., & DiNitto, D.M. (2020). Interprofessional collaboration in social rehabilitation services for dually-involved Estonian youth: Perceptions of youth, parents, and professionals. Children and Youth Services Review, 113, 1−12. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.104945.

Lehtme, R., & Toros, K. (2020). Parental engagement in child protection assessment practice: Voices from parents. Children and Youth Services Review, 113, 104968, doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.104968.

Saia, K., Toros, K., DiNitto, D.M., Leino, M., Sindi, I., & Tersteegen, E. (2019). Juvenile offender rehabilitation in Estonia: interprofessional collaboration in written assessments and specialists’ perceptions. European Journal of Social Work, 22(1), 121−133. doi: 10.1080/13691457.2017.1357022.

Sindi, I., & Strömpl, J. (2019). Who am I and where am I from? Substitute residential home children’s insights into their lives and individual identities. Child & Youth Services, 40(2), 120−139. doi:10.1080/0145935X.2019.1591272.

Toros, K. (2019). Undergraduate students’ perception of their own strengths and weaknesses as potential social workers. Journal of Social Work Practice, 33(1), 81−93. doi:10.1080/02650533.2017.1419465.

Toros, K. (2019). Social work graduate students’ understanding of strength-eliciting questions in the context of social work assessment. The European Journal of Social Work, 22, 412−422. doi:10.1080/13691457.2017.1364703.

Toros, K. (2019). Miracle question promotes open communication and positive interaction between clients and practitioners. International Social Work, 62(2), 483−486. doi:10.1177/0020872817741184.

Toros, K., & LaSala, C.M. (2019). Child protection workers’ understanding of the meaning and value of self-reflection in Estonia. Reflective Practice, 20(2), 266−278. doi:10.1080/14623943.2019.1588718.

Toros, K., DiNitto, D.M., & Tiko, A. (2018). Family engagement in the child welfare system: A scoping review. Children and Youth Services Review, 88, 598−607. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2018.03.011.

Toros, K., & LaSala, M.C. (2018). Estonian child protection workers’ assessment perspectives: The need for competence and confidence. International Social Work, 61(1), 93−105. doi:10.1177/0020872815603788.

Sindi, I., Strömpl, J., Toros., K. (2018). The Estonian way of deinstitutionalisation. Staff members’ perspective on residential substitute care. Experiences from an ethnography research in an Estonian SOS Children’s Village. Child & Youth Services, 39(4), 305−332. doi: 10.1080/0145935X.2018.1511975.

Toros, K. (2017). Child protective workers’ reflections on principles underpinning the assessment of children in need: The case of Estonia. International Social Work, 6(5), 1255−1267. doi:10.1177/0020872815620261.

Toros, K., LaSala, M., & Tiko, A. (2017). Assessment of the Developmental Needs of Children in Need: Estonian Child Protective Workers’ Case Reflections. Child & Family Social Work, 22(2), 843−852. doi:10.1111/cfs.12303.

Arbeiter, E., & Toros, K. (2017). Participatory discourse: Engagement in the context of child protection assessment practices from the perspectives of child protection workers, parents and children. Children and Youth Services Review, 74, 17−27. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.01.020.

Arbeiter, E., & Toros, K. (2017). Parental engagement in child protection assessment: A qualitative analysis of worker and parent perspectives. International Social Work, 60(6), 1469−1481. doi: 10.1177/0020872817706409.

Välba, E., Toros, K., & Tiko, A. (2017). Family engagement within the context of assessment in child protection practice: The case of Estonia. Child & Family Social Work, 22(4), 1506−1514. doi: 10.1111/cfs.12373.

Toros, K., & Tiirik, R. (2016). Preschool teachers’ perceptions about and experience with child abuse and neglect. Early Childhood Education Journal, 44(1), 21−30. doi:10.1007/s10643-014-0675-0.