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Rethinking Child Protection in Emergencies

Evidence suggests that relationships with caregivers and peers play a central role in mediating childhood experiences of adversity. Unfortunately, interventions for children affected by crises are usually too fragmented to maximize the protective effects of healthy relationships. This article stresses the importance of developing multisectoral and relational interventions capable of promoting healthy development across the life course.

Author(s): 
Cyril Bennouna, Hanna-Tina Fischer, Michael Wessells and Neil Boothby
Year of Publication: 
2018

Evolving Trends in Alternative Care for Children in South Asia

This report of the 3rd annual BICON Conference consolidates knowledge and best practices and discusses gaps and challenges, with a focus on issues relating to Alternative Care for Children in South Asia. A common thread across each of the conference themes, and a key requirement for an effective child protection system, are greater numbers of qualified social service workers.

Author(s): 
Ms. Leena Prasad, Ms. Katherine Sargent and Dr. Kakul Hai
Year of Publication: 
2018

Challenges of Developing a District Child Welfare Plan in South Africa: Lessons from a community-engaged HIV/AIDS research project

The Amajuba Child Health and Wellbeing Research Project measured the impact of orphaning due to HIV/AIDS on South African households between 2004 and 2007. Research highlights importance of promoting integration of government social welfare services for families and children affected by HIV/AIDS.

Author(s): 
Jennifer Beard, Anne Skalicky, Busisiwe Nkosi, Tom Zhuwau, Mandisa Cakwe, Jonathon Simon, Mary Bachman DeSilva
Year of Publication: 
2018

Community-based Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Settings: Three-tied support for children and families

The CB MHPSS operational guidelines are designed and intended to help UNICEF staff and partners support and promote safe, nurturing environments for children’s recovery, psychosocial wellbeing and protection. The guidelines present an operational framework that emphasizes engaging actors at all levels (children, caregivers, families and community service providers) to design and implement MHPSS strategies.

Author(s): 
UNICEF, Leslie Snider, Zeinab Hijazi
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Role of the Social Worker in Adoption - Ethics and Human Rights: An enquiry

Social workers’ decision making is at the heart of adoption and needs to be subject to ethical scrutiny from within the profession and from without. This Enquiry explores the ethical and human rights dimensions of social work practice when making life changing decisions about children and their families, which often have wider and long-lasting implications for communities and society in general. This Enquiry into sensitive and complex areas of practice is a start to further discussions and debate about improvements.

Author(s): 
Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Sue Mills, British Association of Social Workers
Year of Publication: 
2018

Assessing the Quality and Comprehensiveness of Child Protection Frameworks

This report provides an analysis and evaluation of a range of child protection practice frameworks in terms of the way they respond to the values and principles and approach to working with children and families applicable to the continuum of child protection practice. The project objective was the development of a benchmarking tool identifying the the quality and comprehensiveness of child protection practice frameworks.

Author(s): 
Samantha Finan, Leah Bromfield, Fiona Arney and Tim Moore
Year of Publication: 
2018

Social Protection and Disability in South Africa

This working paper launches a new series of publications that identify good practice in enabling the inclusion of persons with disabilities in social protection systems and programmes. It finds that South Africa’s lifecycle system of social security transfers for disabled people, one of the such systems in low- and middle-income countries, has overall had a major positive impact on the lives of persons with disabilities.

Author(s): 
Development Pathways
Year of Publication: 
2018

INSPIRE: Seven strategies for ending violence against children

INSPIRE: Seven strategies for ending violence against children is an evidence-based technical package to support countries in their efforts to prevent and respond to violence against children aged 0-17 years. The package includes the core document describing what the INSPIRE strategies and interventions are; an implementation handbook that provides details on how to implement the interventions, and a set of indicators to measure the uptake of INSPIRE and its impact on levels of violence against children.

Author(s): 
World Health Organization
Year of Publication: 
2018

State of the Social Service Workforce in South Asia

This report describes policies, education, funding and support available to the workforce, and includes data available on the composition of the workforce in eight countries.

Author(s): 
UNICEF South Asia and Global Social Service Workforce Alliance
Year of Publication: 
2018

Seeing and Shifting the Roots of Opinions - Mapping the Gaps between Expert and Public Understandings of Care Experience and the Care System in Scotland

The report charts public understandings of childhood, parenting and the care system, and examines how these ways of thinking complicate, and occasionally facilitate, communicating about care issues. It identifies strategies that the sector can use to build support for the changes necessary to improve the lives of care-experienced children and young people.

Author(s): 
The Robertson Trust, Life Changes Trust, CELCIS
Year of Publication: 
2018

The State of International Children's Rights

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the state of international children’s rights, to inform the discussions of a small group of specialists in August 2017, and to make a contribution to ongoing global discussions about child protection and children’s rights. The paper focuses mainly on: efforts to realize children’s rights through legal advocacy to strengthen government accountability; large-scale service delivery programs for child welfare, health, education and protection; and targeted interventions to promote social and behavior change.

 

Author(s): 
Joachim Theis, CPC Learning Network
Year of Publication: 
2018

OVC Indicator Matrix: Measuring the Pathway to Better Outcomes for Children Affected by HIV

This overarching framework outlines the pathway toward better outcomes for children affected by HIV. The logic model, designed by MEASURE Evaluation, complements and incorporates a series of benchmarks for assessing achievement of household case plans and determining the readiness of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) households to exit from OVC programs through graduation.

Author(s): 
MEASURE Evaluation, Cannon, M.; Fu, C.; Mendenhall, M.
Year of Publication: 
2018

Inter-agency Child Protection Case Management Supervision and Coaching Training Package

This package of tools is intended to increase case management supervisors’ confidence, capacity and support to caseworkers to provide safe, ethical and competent case management services to vulnerable children and their families. It has been developed over two years through several country pilots and a trainings of trainers.

Author(s): 
Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, Case Management Task Force, IRC
Year of Publication: 
2018

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

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