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PEPFAR Orphans and Vulnerable Children Monitoring, Evaluating, and Reporting Essential Survey Indicators: Protocol template

This protocol template for organizations collecting the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (MER) Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Essential Survey Indicators (ESI) of the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) includes sections on background, study design, human subjects research, and fieldwork procedures for data collection.

Author(s): 
Lisa Marie Albert, Lisa Parker
Year of Publication: 
2018

Levels and Consequences of Embeddedness Among Private Human Service Organizations: National survey evidence from child welfare

Using data from the National Survey of Private Child and Family Serving Agencies (NSPCFSA), this study assesses the degree to which private child welfare organizations report fiscal and relational embeddedness with public agencies and the influence of embeddedness on organizational functioning overall and in four specific domains: finances, service programming, staffing, and performance. Results showed that embeddedness may positively influence organizations’ operations, including staff performance and service programming.

Author(s): 
Alicia C. Bunger, Bowen McBeath, Crystal Collins-Camargo, Emmeline Chuang, Monica Perez-Jolles
Year of Publication: 
2017

A Changing Child Welfare Workforce: What characteristics are valued in child welfare?

Although the child welfare workforce in Ontario attended to an estimated 125,281 child maltreatment investigations in 2013, little is known about the skills, education, and experiences of these investigating workers. This study examined data from five cycles over twenty years of Ontario Incidence Studies (-1993, -1998, -2003, -2008, -2013) to provide a profile of child welfare workers.

Author(s): 
Kristen Lwin, Barbara Fallon, NicoTrocme, JohnFluke, Faye Mishna
Year of Publication: 
2018

Measuring Impact Through a Child Protection Index: Time 1 & Time 2 Studies Kiryandongo and Adjumani refugee settlements, Uganda

Research conducted in two refugee settlements in Uganda is presented through a comparison of child protection system strength and child protection outcomes over a two-year period. The report also presents key lessons in methodology and the child protection situation for adolescent refugees.

Author(s): 
Sarah Meyer, Sabrina Hermosilla, Lindsay Stark - UNHCR, CPC Learning Network, and TPO Uganda
Year of Publication: 
2018

Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development Third Report: Promoting community and environmental sustainability

This is the third of a series of four reports on The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development. It presents the findings of five Regional Observatories that have examined social work and social development practice related to the third pillar of The Global Agenda. These observations are set in the context of social, environmental, political and economic realities of 2016-2018.

Author(s): 
IASSW, ICSW and IFSW
Year of Publication: 
2018

First Nations Parenting and Child Reunification: Identifying strengths, barriers, and community needs within the child welfare system

First Nations communities are seeking to improve current service delivery models and create alternative evidence‐based strategies. A First Nations child welfare organization has prioritized further understanding of reunification and parenting, including identification of successes and barriers to reunification, and service needs within communities.

Author(s): 
Elaine Toombs, Alexandra S. Drawson, Tina Bobinski, John Dixon, Christopher J. Mushquash
Year of Publication: 
2018

Journey of Life Community Workshop to Support Children

This resource includes a series of workshops designed to support children who are facing grief. Resource mapping and action plans provide communities with an opportunity to identify their capacities and begin to act on their collective responsibility towards these children.

Author(s): 
REPSSI, Catholic Relief Services
Year of Publication: 
2017

Guidance Note: Psychosocial Support- Facilitating Psychosocial Wellbeing and Social and Emotional Learning

Children and youth in crisis situations face a plethora of risks and vulnerabilities. Well-designed and appropriate PSS can enhance resilience processes and mitigate the vulnerabilities children and youth face. This INEE Guidance Note encourages more intentional and consistent implementation of practical, good-quality psychosocial interventions on the education frontlines.

Author(s): 
Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies
Year of Publication: 
2018

Protecting Children through Village-based Family Support Groups in a Post-Conflict and Refugee Setting, Northern Uganda: Case study

This example is a case study of a village-based child protection program run by Children of the World that worked with children, youth and adults in villages around the town of Kitgum offering psychosocial and livelihood support, and skills training. THe program sought to rebuild family units that were destroyed after years of conflict, and the workers in the program were all local. The examples can provide insight into how different understandings of and approaches to community dynamics in various contexts can help support deeper community engagement in child protection.

Author(s): 
Glynis Clacherty
Year of Publication: 
2018

2018 Prevention Resource Guide - Keeping Children Safe and Families Strong in Supportive Communities

The Resource Guide was created primarily to support community-based child abuse prevention professionals who work to prevent child maltreatment and promote well-being. The guide includes detailed information about six protective factors for preventing child maltreatment and tips and examples for infusing them into programs and direct practice with families and children. It also includes strengths-based tip sheets on specific parenting topics that can be used in discussions or visits with caregivers.

Author(s): 
US Department of Health and Human Services Children's Bureau
Year of Publication: 
2018

Child Protection Resource Pack: How to plan, monitor and evaluate child protection programmes

The purpose of this resource pack is to strengthen the evidence base of child protection through clear and practical guidance for improved planning and M&E practices and documentation of good practices and lessons learned, in line with the main approaches in UNICEF’s Child Protection Strategy (2008) and the refocus in UNICEF on monitoring results for equity.

Author(s): 
UNICEF Child Protection Section
Year of Publication: 
2015

The Lost Ones - Emergency care and family tracing for separated children from birth to five years

This guide describes how to care for the youngest children who are separated from their families in emergencies. This working guide also provides information on how parents and humanitarian workers can prevent children from becoming separated during emergencies in the first place. In the event of separation, the guide outlines how to trace the families of separated children and discusses possible care models to meet developmental needs.

Author(s): 
Marie De La Soudière, Jan Williamson, Jacqueline Botte, UNICEF
Year of Publication: 
2007

HIV and Caregiver Common Mental Disorder: Synergistic Impacts on Child Development and Entry Points for Interventions

This reviews published literature on the mental health status of mothers living with HIV (MLH) and how this affects their children. It offers several recommends for integrating mental health services into delivery of other health and HIV services, including home visiting programs, collaboration among social service and other sectors, and cash transfer programs.

Author(s): 
Mark Tomlinson and Xanthe Hunt - 4Children, Catholic Relief Services
Year of Publication: 
2018

Accelerating Children's Care Reform - Zambia National Consultation

A three-day consultative meeting held in Zambia in 2016 sought to identify key issues and recommendations towards an accelerated care reform process in Zambia. Specifically the meeting sought to identify challenges and gaps which may be hindering the care reform process and to identify priority actions and next steps. These were addressed through the following focus areas:
· evidence building and sharing;
· capacity strengthening and;
· advocacy related to family strengthening and alternative care.

Author(s): 
Better Care Network
Year of Publication: 
2017

Better Parenting Facilitator Manual

Better Parenting Nigeria is a discussion peer learning and sharing model. Exchange is promoted by a parenting facilitator posing questions, guiding the discussion and emphasizing good practices, encouraging participation, praising examples of good parenting, and gently correcting information if negative advice is shared.

Author(s): 
4Children Nigeria
Year of Publication: 
2018

Disability Inclusion in Psychosocial Support Programs in Lebanon: Guidance for psychosocial support facilitators

Comprised of eight tools, this toolkit is designed to support PSS facilitators to strengthen inclusion of children and adolescents with disabilities in a range of PSS activities, including community-based and focused activities. It includes guidance, key actions and tools to improve outreach and identification of children with disabilities for PSS activities; to adapt existing PSS activities; and to support children and adolescents with disabilities who are at medium to high risk of child protection concerns.

Author(s): 
Women's Refugee Commission, UNICEF
Year of Publication: 
2018

Gender-based Violence Against Children and Youth with Disabilities: A toolkit for child protection actors

As part of a larger toolkit, this section provide capacity development tools on disability inclusion into GBV programming. The activities and content presented in these tools are intended to be integrated and mainstreamed throughout core child protection and GBV training packages, including through case studies and examples centered on children and youth with disabilities. Also available in French and Arabic.

Author(s): 
ChildFund International, Women's Refugee Commission
Year of Publication: 
2016

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