Child and Youth Policy Child and Youth Services in the Federal Republic of Germany

Book : Child and Youth Policy Child and Youth Services in the Federal Republic of Germany

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Child Labor

Publishing Location : Germany

ISBN : 978-3-924053-53-6

Published Date : 2008

Publisher : International Youth Service of the Federal Republic of Germany

Translator : --

Document Type : Book

Book No : 5869

INDEX

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Foreword 11
Introduction by the Publisher 13
Part I: Children and Youth Policy, Children and Youth Services in the Federal Republic of Germany
Introductory Remarks on Germany's Political Structure 16
Children and Young People in Germany 2007 22
Statutes with Relevance for Children and Youth 38
Reform of the Federal System 38
Adoption Placement Act 41
Alcopop Taxation Act 43
General Non-Discrimination Act 44
Career Development Assistance Act 44
Act on Equality for People with Disabilities 46
Promotion of Vocational Education Act 47
Vocational Education Act 47
Narcotics Act 48
Federal Education and Training Assistance Act 49
Federal Parenting Benefit and Parental Leave Act 51
Federal Childcare Allowance Act 52
Federal Gender Equality Act 52
Federal Child Benefit Act 53
Federal Protection of Non-Smokers Act 54
Development Assistance Workers Act 55
EQJ Programme Directive 56 Act on the Introduction of an Alcohol Ban for New Driving
License Holders 56
Distance Learning Protection Act 57 Acts on the Promotion of a Voluntary Community Service Year (FSJ)
or a Voluntary Ecological Service Year (FOJ) 57
Protection against Violence Act 58
Protection of Young Persons at Work Act 59
- Protection of Children at Work Ordinance 60 Juvenile Courts Act 61
- Bill Amending the Juvenile Courts Act 62
- Bill Introducing Retroactive Orders of Preventive Detention for Sentences Under Juvenile Criminal Law 63
Protection of Young Persons Act 64
- Lander Convention on Youth Protection in the Media 66 Law of the Parent and Child 67
- Draft Bill Facilitating Family Court Orders in Case of a Danger
to a Child's Well-being 69
Conscientious Objection Act 72
Partnership for Life Act 72
Maternity Protection Act 74
Victim Compensation Act 75
Prostitution Act 75
Pregnancy and Family Assistance Amendment Act 76
Pregnancy Conflicts Act 77
- Legal Provisions on Pregnancy Terminations Pursuant to
Section 218 of the Criminal Code 78
- Act on Assistance for Women in Special Pregnancy Termination Cases 79
Social Code 79
- Social Code, Book II 80
- Social Code, Book III 81
- Fourth Act on the Amendment of the Social Code Book III -Improvement of the Qualification and Employment Opportunities of Young People 82
- Social Code, Book V - Statutory Health Insurance 83
- Social Code, Book VIII - Child and Youth Services 84 Day Care Expansion Act 86 Act on the Further Development of Child and Youth Services 87
- Social Code, Book IX - Rehabilitation and Participation of
Persons with Disabilities 88
- Social Code, Book XII - Social Welfare 88
- Social Welfare Courts Act 89 Criminal Law Protection for Stalking Victims (Stalking Act) 90 Legal Protection against Violent Video Games 91 Act on the Amendment of Provisions of the Telecommunications Act 92 Weapons Act 93 Act on the Fixed-Term Employment of Scientists 94 Alternative Civilian Service Act 95
Summary of the Age-related Legal Regulations 97
Child and Youth Policy 100
The Federal Level 103
German Bundestag 104
- Committee for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth 104
- Committee Representing the Interests of Children 105 Federal Chancellery 108
- Federal Government Commissioner for Migration, Refugees
and Integration 108
- The National Integration Plan 112
- Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media 114 Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth 116
- Federal Youth Board 177
- Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons 178
- Federal Office for Alternative Civilian Service 180
- YOUTH for Europe - German Agency for the EU Youth in Action Programme 181
Federal Foreign Office 182
Federal Ministry of the Interior 184
- Federal Agency for Civic Education 187
- Lander Centres for Civic Education 188
- Federal Office for Migration and Refugees 189
- Federal Agency for Technical Relief 190
- Federal Office for Information Security 192 Federal Ministry of Justice 193 Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology 195 Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs 197 Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection 203 Federal Ministry of Defence 206
- Social Services of the Federal Armed Forces 207 Federal Ministry of Health 209
- Federal Centre for Health Education 213 Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development 217
- Federal Highway Research Institute 218
- German Road Safety Council 218 Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and
Nuclear Safety 219
- Federal Environment Agency 221
- Federal Agency for Nature Conservation 222
Federal Ministry of Education and Research 224
- Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training 231
- National Education for Europe Agency in the Federal Institute
for Vocational Education 234
Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development 235
- GTZ 236
- KfW Entwicklungsbank 238 Key Child and Youth Policy Aspects of the Coalition Agreement of
11 November 2005 240
Local Government Central Associations at Federal Level 252
- German Association of Cities 253
- German Association of Towns and Municipalities 255
- German County Association 257
The Lander Level 259
Conference of Ministers of Youth and Family Affairs 260 Working Party of the Highest Youth and Family Authorities
of the Lander 263
Working Party of the Lander Youth Offices 265
The Municipal Level 267
Appendix: Graphics 271
Graphic 1: Child and Youth Plan of the Federation 271 Graphic 2: Structure of Child and Youth Services in the Federal
Republic of Germany 272 Graphic 3: Position of Child and Youth Services Legislation in
Federal Legislation 274
Graphic 4: Organisation of the Youth Office at the Local Level 275
Part II: Institutions and Organisations
1. Youth Councils 279
2. Council of Political Youth Organisations 299
3. Youth Organisations 307
4. Organisations and Institutions for Out-of-School Cultural Education 401
4.1 National Representation Bodies of Professional Associations 405
4.2 Further Education 407
4.3 Interdisciplinary Cultural Activities 409
4.4 Literature 413
4.5 Media 418
4.6 Music 434
4.7 Theatre and Play 449
4.8 Other Fields of Activity 458
4.9 Sponsoring Foundations and Similar Associations 464
5. Out-of-School Political Youth Education and Civic Involvement 467
5.1 Associations and Institutions for Political Youth Education
and Civic Involvement 469
5.2 Initiatives and Foundations for Political Youth Education
and Civic Involvement 501
6. International Youth Meetings, International Youth Work,
Youth Travel 509
7. Youth Community Services, Organisations for Development Co-operation and Peace Policy, Voluntary Services and Alternative Non-Military Service 557
8. Youth Information and Youth Counselling, Youth Press 593
9. National Umbrella Organisations of Voluntary Social Welfare Services, Social Services/Social Service Associations 605
9.1 National Umbrella Organisations of Voluntary Social
Welfare Services 606
9.2 Social Services/Social Service Associations 615
10. Professional Associations and Interest Groups for Child and Youth Policy, Representation Bodies of the Child and Youth
Service Professions 619
10.1 National Professional Representation Bodies and Institutions
in All Fields of Child and Youth Services 627
10.2 Educational Services and Educational Counselling,
Adventure Education 634
10.3 Protection of Children and Youth 650
10.4 Children's Well-being, Children's Rights and Interests 662
10.5 (Day) Care for Children 679
10.6 Open Child and Youth Work 687
10.7 Legislation Pertaining to Children and Youth, Services for
Young Offenders 693
10.8 Drug and Addiction Prevention 697
10.9 Social Work, Occupational Support and Vocational Services
for the Young, Migration 705
10.10 Support for Young Persons with Disabilities 722
10.11 Qualifications and Staff 733
10.12 Policies for Women and Girls 753
11. Research, Consultancy, Scientific Institutions and Organisations 757
12. Sponsoring Foundations and Similar Associations in All Fields
of Child and Youth Policy 777
Alphabetical Register 795