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Isibindi Programme Effects on Service Delivery and Community Capacity to Care for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in South Africa: A formative evaluation

The Isibindi programme, developed by the National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW) in 2005, is specifically designed to meet the needs of OVC, their families and communities. This report describes a formative evaluation of the Isibindi programme initiated in mid-2014, two years after the...

Guidelines: National Guidelines for Village Child Development Committees - Promoting children's rights together

This manual is for sharing lessons learned from the establishment and implementation of village level child rights promotion mechanisms by various government and non-government actors. The manual provides recommendations on community mobilization and managing ongoing relationships with communities...

Support Workers in Social Care in England: A scoping study

This paper reports the findings of a scoping study designed to describe the evidence base with regard to support workers in social care in the United Kingdom and identify the gaps in knowledge.

The Development and Management of Social Workers in Ethiopia: A situational analysis

In Africa, social protection has become a policy choice in addressing rising vulnerabilities and inequalities. The article tackeled the elements of an emerging international norm in a comprehensive system for the development and management of social workers and reviews the extent to which Ethiopia...

Summary Report of the 3rd Annual Global Social Service Workforce Symposium

The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance hosted its 3rd Annual Symposium on June 2nd, 2016. The event was held at the Birdsall House Conference Center in Washington, DC and also via live webcast. Just over 300 participants from 25 countries across NGOs, government, academia, donors and others...

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.

A Randomized-control Trial for the Teachers’ Diploma Programme on Psychosocial Care, Support and Protection in Zambian Government Primary Schools

The Teachers’ Diploma Programme on Psychosocial Care, Support, and Protection is a child-centered 15-month long-distance learning program focused on providing teachers with the knowledge and skills to enhance their school environments, foster psychosocial support, and facilitate school-community...

Child Victims of Human Trafficking: outcomes and service adaptation within the U.S. Unaccompanied Refugee Minor programs

Child victims of trafficking have additional needs and vulnerabilities, especially as they begin to rebuild their lives in their new communities. This paper presents the features of the unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) program, administered by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops/Migration...

The Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents who have Experienced Sexual Violence

This guide includes Technical Considerations on post-rape care for persons under the age of 18 in primary health centers that also provide HIV care.

Strengthening Linkages between Clinical & Social Services for Children & Adolescents who Have Experienced Sexual Violence

This guide provides a basic framework, examples, resources, and contact information for health providers and managers to better understand and facilitate linkages with critical social and community services for comprehensive care of children and adolescents who have experienced sexual violence and...

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