Prof. Dr. Johan Vanderfaeillie's research focuses on support to and wellbeing of unaccompanied minors. He works at the VUB Department of Clinical & Life Span Psychology, Faculty of Psychology & Educational Sciences.
Research & PhD Students
Youth care with a particular interest in family foster care (http://www.pleegzorgonderzoekvlaanderen.be/index.html)
The parenting & education of children with somatic complaints
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Vanderfaeillie, J., Van Holen, F., & Coussens, S. (2008). Why do foster care placements break down? An study into the factors influencing foster care placement breadown in Flanders. International Journal of Child and Family Welfare, 11, 77-88.
Vanderfaeillie, J., Dick, H., Willems, D., Lampo, A., & Vandeplas, Y. (2008). Somatic symptoms in children: Perception and recognition by the parents. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 64, 678.
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