Authors argue that greater assessment and planning can help address some of the barriers and challenges encountered to trauma-informed care. They highlight the importance of a multi-sectoral approach across education, housing, healthcare as well as among providers of mental health, juvenile justice and child welfare services. They address some of the gaps by providing steps for implementation.
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Kenya has created the Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) as a means for national documentation on children who are orphaned or vulnerable so that all child protection programming can be coordinated across providers.
With an aim to provide insights on the potential to harness information and technology to benefit both the service provider and the service consumer, this report calls for governments to optimize resources and shift their approach to human and social services delivery.
A compilation of key data on early childhood home visiting, this resource highlights how home visiting is a providen strategy to help children and families thrives. Service providers connect with parents and families to guide them through the early years of raising a family. This resource provides a comprehensive picture of home visiting as well as gaps where there isn't such a program. The field is moving toward professionalization of the home visiting workforce to standardize and support the knowledge and skills needed to serve families successfully.
Good quality information about the workforce is vital to help improve the planning and quality of social care services, which will improve outcomes for people who use these services, both now and in the future. This report provides information about the state of the sector including:its size and shape, employment information, recruitment and retention issues, workforce demographics, pay, qualification rates and future workforce forecasts.
Ce document est d’abord de servir d’outil de travail pour tous les acteurs de la Protection. Après un aperçu général de la situation sociale, politique et économique actuelle, ils présentiest les différents textes législatifs se référant à la situation des Droits de l’Enfant. Il faudra prioriser ces recommandations afin d’encourager et faciliter la synergie d’action pour une meilleure protection et l’intérêt supérieur de l’enfant.
This toolkit contains tips, recommended practices and resources for academics and decision-makers in child protection who are interested in conducting national or regional surveillance of agency response to child maltreatment and child maltreatment incidence through the collection of administrative data.
This report is a comparison of child protection system strength between 2013 and 2015 and key lessons learned from in Kiziba camp.
A total of 75% of the world's children have experienced some form of violence. This report makes recommendations for addressing the issue through local action to promote child rights and prevent violence.
Findings of a study on how local public social services are planning, managing and training the social services workforce.
Following a 2016 qualitiative study in three cities on the family strengthening approach of the Isibindi program, this brief was created to provide an overview of the program and its results.
This framework and additional tools aim to fill part of the gap that exists in demonstrating the impact that system strengthening has on children’s outcomes, by providing indicators and guidance for measuring system performance. The framework is intended to support governments as well as PEPFAR implementing partners and other stakeholders in monitoring and evaluating system-strengthening efforts.
People need better access to safe, quality health care, as well as long-term employment. The social and health sectors will have to play a greater role in our economies, and we will need collectively to increase health employment. Investing in health workers is one part of the broader objective of strengthening health systems and social protection and essentially constitutes the first line of defence against international health crises. This also allow communities to respond to the growing global deman for workers and address projected shortages.
THis resource book aims to introduce the PDAK Child and Family Support Center as a childcare paradigm shift from institutionalization toward family-based and alternative care. It focuses on the strengthen of professional social workers in providing social services with the best interests of children and family in mind. Using a case management model, the workforce and government work together to protect children and deliver an effective child protection system.
Developed and tested through workshops by Save the Children, this tool is for social workers who work with children and families through family support centers. It provides a definition, standards and quality of practice related to supervision.
4Children documented efforts by OVC programs to link children to testing and treatment. This report is a case study on improving HIV testing and services for OVC in Kenya.
This resource is a one-page summary of a 10-year study examining the personal and organizational factors that affect retention of child welfare caseworkers. It also offers solutions for a more stable workforce.
This guide aims to help facilitators to work with children and youth through a six-course module to develop the skills and resilience to respond effectively to fear and violence in their lives.
This resource promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions. It provides guidance for developing workforce training and core competencies for prevention, intervention and recovery practioners and the delivery of services.
This website is a compendium of free resources available to frontline social service providers for the provision of care to people living with HIV.
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