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State of the Social Service Workforce 2018

This 4th annual report consolidates trends and data from 32 countries to make recommendations for better planning, development and support to this frontline workforce.

Anti-Refugee Sentiment without Refugees: Human Rights Violations and Social Work in Post-Socialist Countries of Southeastern Europe in their Social Contexts

In the article, the authors pose a question: to what extent can we speak of social work practice in support of refugees in post-socialist Southeastern Europe given that in the region, which was part of the Balkans Humanitarian Corridor in 2015 and 2016, state-supported social work practice is very...

Residential Child and Youth Care in a Developing World - Middle East and Asia

Readers are offered glimpses of what child protection and child care looks like in this region.

Family Care for Children with Disabilities: Practical guidance for frontline workers in LMICs

This resource was written particularly for those who have little or no experience working with children with disabilities.

Child Protection Social Work Workforce in Georgia and Countries of CEE/CIS Region

Social work is a relatively new profession within the region. A review of the social service workforce in 21 countries illustrates the diversity of the social work workforce framework and its composition, recognizing a variety of functions, levels of education and regulation in both governmental...

Toolkit on Mapping Legal, Health and Social Services Responses to Child Maltreatment

This toolkit contains tips, recommended practices and resources for academics and decision-makers in child protection who are interested in conducting national or regional surveillance of agency response to child maltreatment and child maltreatment incidence through the collection of administrative...

Residential Child and Youth Care in a Developing World: European Perspectives

Five emergent themes about residential child and youth care in Europe are highlighted in this report.

Evaluation of Independent Child Trafficking Advocates Trial: Final report

This report is a summary of a one-year trial and interviews with children working with child trafficking advocates. One of the recommendations includes consideration for advocates to be a part of the formal systems and network for care and protection. The report highlights the positive role of the...

Reaching and Investing in Children at the Margins: Workshop Summary

During a workshop organized by Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally, participants explored how discrimination and social exclusion affect early development, focusing on vulnerable populations such as children living outside of family care. The Forum reviewed evidence-based data from...

The Social Service Workforce as Related to Child Protection in Southeast Europe: A regional overview

Summary and regional overview of the social service workforce—with a focus on those engaged in the child protection system— in southeast Europe today

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