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Local mapping – What are we learning from the local contexts in terms of challenges for the workforce?

This resource provides an overview of learnings from four countries to understand and address current challenges faced by the workforce.

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...

European Recommendations on the Implementation of a Child Rights-Based Approach for Care Professionals Working with and for Children

This report highlights the steps to be undertaken to develop a child care service workforce capable of applying a child rights-based approach to their work.

Realising Children’s Rights: A training manual for care professionals working with children in alternative care

This manual is comprised of a two-day course and intended for use in institutions which carry out pre-service or in-service training of care professionals.

Worker Motivations, Job Satisfaction, and Loyalty in Public and Nonprofit Social Services

A study was done of public, nonprofit, and for-profit organizations operating in the social service sector, and 2,066 workers in these organizations. The research tested whether workers' satisfaction and loyalty to the organization is influenced by workers' motivations and by the incentives offered...

Best Practices and Key Challenges on Interagency Cooperation to Safeguard Unaccompanied Children from Going Missing

Child protection systems needs and after care service provision once a child is located are outlined along with promising strategies and prevention behaviors for the disappearance of unaccompanied children.

Eligibility for Social Services: Social policy development in an international context

The purpose(s) of this article are to: (1) propose a functional framework for understanding and impacting the basic social policy development processes; (2) review and discuss concepts and perspectives of service eligibility as a seminal element of social policy and services delivery with...

Standards in Social Work Practice Meeting Human Rights

The IFSW has developed this document to help social workers understand what is required to promote human rights within the European Region.

Realising the Rights of Every Child Everywhere: Moving forward with the EU

This compendium demonstrates the commitment of different actors to strengthening EU action on children’s rights. It also aims to inspire action and an even more ambitious vision for the EU to play a leading role in realising the rights of every child everywhere.

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