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The Overlap Between the Child Welfare and Youth Justice Systems in Manitoba, Canada

Manitoba has one of the highest rates of children taken into care of child welfare services in the world, and also one of the highest youth incarceration rates in Canada. Policy-makers recognize there is overlap between these systems. This article aims to investigate some of those reasons, and also what types of supports are needed for practitioners and parents to decrease this rate.

Author(s): 
Marni Brownell, Nathan Nickel, Lorna Turnbull, Wendy Au, Leonard MacWilliam, Oke Ekuma, Jeff Valdivia, Scott McCulloch, Janelle Boram Lee
Year of Publication: 
2018

Mind the Gap: Factors that can support responses to offending in residential child care and the challenges of implementation

There has been longstanding concern about the overrepresentation of care leavers in the criminal justice system and the fact that the behaviours of care experienced children are more likely to come to the attention of the police and to attract a criminalising response.

Author(s): 
Deborah Nolan and Joe Gibb - Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care
Year of Publication: 
2018

Successful OVC Transition: Learning from 4Children's Lesotho Experiences

This learning brief captures the experience of transitioning a large USAD-funded orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) project from one USAID grantee to another. It shares the key steps and the critical success factors that enabled a smooth transition process, including undertaking project start up, contracting implementing agencies, implementing administrative processes, recruitment and training, and – most importantly - the management of the transfer of a large OVC caseload, with minimum disruption to service provision nor negative impact on beneficiaries.

Author(s): 
4Children
Year of Publication: 
2019

HIV Prevention Ambassador Training Package

This training package is intended to support adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) to play a meaningful role in the rollout of oral PrEP in their communities. Through interactive activities, discussion, and action planning, the training prepares Ambassadors to share information with their peers about oral PrEP as part of combination HIV prevention. Ambassadors also gain skills to support peers who are interested in using PrEP and to build community support for AGYW use of oral PrEP.

Author(s): 
Options Consortium
Year of Publication: 
2019

HIV Prevention Ambassador Toolkit

The HIV Prevention Ambassador toolkit includes colorful, 1-page handouts and worksheets in a booklet format that trained HIV Prevention Ambassadors can use to conduct peer support, community discussions, and other activities. The toolkit is designed to accompany the Ambassador Training Package and can be translated into local languages.

Author(s): 
Options Consortium
Year of Publication: 
2019

Indicator Matrix and Guidance for Monitoring and Evaluating Programs Serving Orphans and Vulnerable Children

This indicator matrix maps the current required PEPFAR orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) indicators and complements them with additional recommended foundational, process, output, and outcome indicators and the newly established PEPFAR global OVC graduation benchmarks. 

Author(s): 
MEASURE Evaluation
Year of Publication: 
2019

Professionals' Attitude Toward Reporting Child Sexual Abuse in Saudi Arabia

Child sexual abuse (CSA) requires specialized knowledge and training that includes forensic interview skills. The aim of this study was to determine variations in professionals' attitudes toward CSA by measuring three aspects of forensic attitudes (sensitivity, specificity, and skepticism) and evaluating disagreements concerning the assessment of CSA cases in Saudi Arabia.

Author(s): 
Al-Saif DM, Al-Eissa M, Saleheen H, Al-Mutlaq H, Everson MD, Almuneef MA
Year of Publication: 
2018

Supporting young people from care to adulthood: International practice

This paper explores practice examples relating to young people's transitions from care to adulthood. It discusses examples drawn from young people's pathways to adulthood, leaving care law and policy and participation. The paper concludes with a discussion of the research evidence on promoting the resilience of young people from care to adulthood, by proposing a framework for evaluating the impact of practice.

Author(s): 
Mike Stein
Year of Publication: 
2019

Child Protection Information Management System+ Summary Report

The Child Protection Information Management System+ (CPIMS+) database is one of the modules in the broader open-source and browser-based Primero (Protection-related information management for emergency response operations) software platform.1 The CPIMS+ is the module that supports child protection case management (CM) programs. Together with the database, the CPIMS+ comes with a range of tools in order to support key elements of Information Management for Case Management (IM4CM) – e.g.

Author(s): 
Roy Tjan
Year of Publication: 
2018

Short- and longer-term impacts of Child Friendly Space Interventions in Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement, Uganda

The establishment of Child Friendly Spaces (CFSs) has become a widespread intervention targeting protection and support for displaced children in humanitarian contexts. There is a lack of evidence of impact of these interventions with respect to both short-term outcomes and longer-term developmental trajectories. This study collected data from caregivers of Congolese refugee children residing in Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement at three timepoints to assess short- and long-term impacts.

Author(s): 
Metzler J, Diaconu K, Hermosilla S, Kaijuka R, Ebulu G, Savage K, Ager A.
Year of Publication: 
2019

Learning from Significant Case Reviews

This report presents the findings from analyses of 25 significant case reviews that concerned 44 children and young people, carried out by child protection committees in Scotland between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2018.  Twenty-two out of the 25 SCRs related to incidences of child abuse and/ or neglect, of which 19 related specifically to children under 5 years old. Findings from this review highlight the importance of children’s service staff being well supported to be confident and competent in their assessments and making good use of chronologies.

Author(s): 
Care Inspectorate
Year of Publication: 
2018

Integrating Social Protection and Early Childhood Development: Open trial of a family home-visiting intervention, Sugira Muryango

This study aimed to assess the feasibility and acceptability of a home-visiting intervention to promote early childhood development, improve parenting and shared decision-making, and reduce violence in impoverished Rwandan households.

Author(s): 
Theresa S. Betancourt , Emily Franchett, Catherine M. Kirk, Robert T. Brennan, Laura Rawlings, Briana Wilson, Aisha Yousafzai, Rose Wilder, Sylvere Mukunzi, Josee Mukandanga, Christian Ukundineza, Kalisa Godfrey & Vincent Sezibera
Year of Publication: 
2018

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