ICE - CCFR Centre for Children and Family Research
The Institute for Child and Family Protection was formally established on 12 May 2006. The Agency's partners are the Child Welfare Office, Hafnarfjörður, Reykjanesbær, the Ministry of Welfare and the City of Welfare.
A research institute for child and family protection is a research and educational institution.
The organization is intended to be an extensive forum for social work research, especially on child, family and child protection policies, development and services, covering the entire life-span of youth.
The aim of the Research Institute for Child and Family Protection is also to disseminate scientific knowledge about social work and to attract scholars to work in this field.
- Sigrún Júlíusdóttir, Professor Emeritus, Social Work Department, Chairman of the Board
- Sigurveig H. Sigurðardóttir, Dean and Associate Professor, representative of the Faculty of Social Work
- Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir, Director of the Social Science Institute
- Ellý Alda Þorsteinsdóttir, Office, Welfare Service
- Þór G. Þórarinsson, Ministry of Welfare
- María Rúnarsdóttir, Icelandic Social Work Association.
During the year, the agency's activities contracted somewhat compared to last year. No manager worked at the agency during the year, but various employees came to work for a shorter or longer time in different projects.
The Research Institute for Child and Family Protection works in close collaboration with the specialists of the Social Work Department and the Social Science Institute. Some projects are also carried out in collaboration with the Institute of Social Sciences or with purchased services from it.
The Research Institute for Child and Family Protection is entirely run with grants and income from service projects.
The Board of Directors of the Research Institute for Child and Family Protection appointed during the year: