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Transition Programming for Sustainable Livelihoods Beyond Institutional Care in Zimbabwe: Service Providers' Perspectives

This article explores the perspectives and programme needs of transition service providers (institutions and the government) in preparing and supporting adolescent girls leaving institutional care in Harare, Zimbabwe. Service providers define successful transition programming as the provision of comprehensive services and support to facilitate the achievement of sustainable livelihoods beyond care and recommend the development of well-resourced transition models for adolescent girls leaving institutional care.

Constructing Family from a Social Work Perspective in Child Welfare: A juggling act at best

Social workers from urban communities in the prairie region of Canada were surveyed on their understandings of family. Study findings suggest that social workers' construction of family and the decision they make about family life involve three primary themes: acceptance of diverse understandings of family, safety and the best interest of the child, and professional discretionary decisions.

Child Protection Social Work Workforce in Georgia and Countries of CEE/CIS Region

Social work is a relatively new profession within the region. A review of the social service workforce in 21 countries illustrates the diversity of the social work workforce framework and its composition, recognizing a variety of functions, levels of education and regulation in both governmental and non-governmental workforce. Findings capture basic elements specific to certain systems and also identify some common challenges and trends evident across locations.

Implementing Trauma Informed Care: Recommendations on the Process

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.

2017 Home Visiting Yearbook

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.

State of the Adult Social Care Sector and Workforce 2017

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.

Analyse Situationnelle des Droits de l'Enfant à la Protection dans la Province du Yatenga, Burkina Faso

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. 

Toolkit on Mapping Legal, Health and Social Services Responses to Child Maltreatment

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.

Measuring the Strength of National Social Service Systems for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

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.

Working for Health and Economic Growth: Investing in the health workforce

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.

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