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The Way We Care: A guide for managers of programs serving vulnerable children and youth

This self-teach manual from FHI is designed to help new and recently promoted managers of programs serving vulnerable children and youth who are affected by disease, extreme poverty and trauma. The Way We Care promotes a child-focused and family-centered approach and emphasizes the newest...

Para Social Worker Training Manual & Curricula: Partnering to strengthen the capacity of community-based caregivers to support OVC

The Tanzania Para Social Work Program represents a comprehensive workforce development model to strengthen the social welfare system in low-resource countries.

The Thogomelo Project - Factsheet

This Factsheet provides an overview of the Thogomelo Project in South Africa.

Human Capacity within Child Welfare Systems: The Social work workforce in Africa

The purpose of the study is to inform stakeholders about the opportunities for and constraints on building the social work workforce within the child welfare sector in Africa.  

Community Care Worker Management Policy Framework

This draft policy framework is intended to provide an effective and efficient occupational workforce to support a comprehensive multidisciplinary health care service; strengthen partnerships between government, civil society and communities to consolidate, manage and focus the services offered by...

Child and Youth Care Workers in South Africa Technical Brief

The purpose of this technical brief is to describe the process behind the scale-up of community-based child and youth care workers, including the rationale for its expansion; the proposed regulations for ensuring an educated, trained and qualified CYCW workforce; the plans for supporting this cadre...

National Association of Child Care Workers, Case Study: Care for caregivers

This case study describes a psychosocial support model for Child and Youth Care Workers serving Orphans and Vulnerable Children in South Africa.

The Thogomelo Project - Consolidated Report of the Rapid Assessment Phase

This document provides an overview of the Rapid Assessment Phases of the Thogomelo project to protect and care for vulnerable children in South Africa by increasing the knowledge, abilities and psychosocial wellbeing of those responsible for them.  

The Thogomelo Project - Case Study of Good Practice

This case study describes the design of an accredited curriculum to meet the psychosocial needs of community caregivers supporting vulnerable children.

Evaluation Report of the REPSSI Certificate Programme

This report provides insight into how the REPSSI Certificate Programme built the capacity of carers of vulnerable children in the eight countries and the factors that have to be in place to deliver certificate progams that are high quality learning opportunities.  

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