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Taking Evidence to Impact: Making a difference for vulnerable children living in a world with HIV and AIDS

The purpose of this document is to inform the development of appropriate responses for children affected by HIV and AIDS. It builds on the principles and approaches from the 2004 Framework for the Protection, Care and Support of Orphans and Vulnerable Children Living in a World with HIV and AIDS, bringing in new evidence from academic analysis and programmatic experience, and translating evidence into normative guidance for policymakers and programmers.

Author(s): 
UNICEF
Year of Publication: 
2009

Building Capacity in Mental Health and Psychosocial Care: A training manual

Building Capacity in Mental Health and Psychosocial Care:  A training manual for health care workers & community workers in refugee settings in the African Great Lake Area is a facilitator’s guide designed to build capacity in mental health and psychosocial care among refugee camps in order to address the complex and pressing needs of this vulnerable population.

Author(s): 
HealthNet TPO
Year of Publication: 
2011

Support Supervision Guide for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children (OVC) Service Delivery

This guide aims to facilitate provision of supervision, technical support and quality assurance for OVC services and interventions by different stakeholders in Uganda. The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, which is responsible for managing the national response, will use this tool to supervise Technical Services Originations (TSOs), local governments and stakeholders.

Author(s): 
Uganda Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development
Year of Publication: 
2009

Establishing, Reviewing and Implementing National Plans of Action for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Southern and East Africa: Lessons learnt and challenges

This report focuses on the experiences of Save the Children in monitoring, implementing and reviewing NPAs in Angola, Ethiopia, South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Each of the country offices commissioned the documentation of case studies to identify promising practices and challenges around effective implementation of NPAs. This report consolidates these case studies and aims to draw lessons learnt from the various efforts undertaken by the country offices.

Author(s): 
Isabel de Bruin Cardoso, Save the Children
Year of Publication: 
2010

Violence Against Children in Georgia

This study is a stock-take of the Georgian general public’s knowledge, attitude, behaviors and practices toward the issue of violence against children. The study is quantitative and was administered to 3345 people across 3284 households randomly selected across the country. The study begins with detailing the knowledge of the Georgian public, including professionals such as teachers, social workers and police, about different forms of violence.  It then analyzes their experiences, attitudes and perceptions of physical violence.

Author(s): 
UNICEF
Year of Publication: 
2013

Motivations for entering volunteer service and factors affecting productivity: A mixed method survey of STEPS-OVC volunteer HIV caregivers in Zambia

This study was designed to examine the motivations of individuals volunteering as STEPS-OVC caregivers; to explore their experiences in service, including perceived barriers to carrying out their volunteer work and if, and how, their expectations for volunteering had been met or not; to assess individuals’ intent to continue caregiving; and to ascertain factors associated with volunteer productivity. To these ends, they applied a multi-staged, mixed-method survey of 758 active caregivers who were selected using a quota-purposive sampling frame.

Author(s): 
Zambia-led Prevention Initiative
Year of Publication: 
2013

100 Best Practices in Child Protection

This guide is intended to offer examples of some successful initiatives undertaken by civil society organizations as well as individuals and government agencies concerned with protecting children around the world.

Author(s): 
The Protection Project at The Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
Year of Publication: 
2013

Supporting Families, Building a Better Tomorrow for Children: The Role of the Social Service Workforce Symposium Report

This is a report from the symposium “Supporting Families, Building a Better Tomorrow for Children: The Role of the Social Service Workforce” hosted by the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance with support from PEPFAR/USAID and the National Association of Social Workers Foundation and held at the National Press Club and via live webcast on April 29, 2014.

Author(s): 
Alex Collins
Year of Publication: 
2014

The Isibindi Model: Introducing Community Child and Youth Care Workers

This is a PowerPoint presentation by Zeni Thumbadoo from the April 2014 Symposium “Supporting Families, Building a Better Tomorrow for Children: The Role of the Social Service Workforce” hosted by the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance. She discusses the Isibindi Model demonstrating the work of Community Child and Youth Care Workers, in South Africa.  The model has established program standards for replication and is being scaled up nationwide

Author(s): 
Zeni Thumbadoo
Year of Publication: 
2013

How Can Community-Based Child Protection Mechanisms Be Supported?

This is a PowerPoint presentation by Mike Wessells from the April 2014 Symposium “Supporting Families, Building a Better Tomorrow for Children: The Role of the Social Service Workforce” hosted by the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance.  The presentation reviews factors contributing to the effectiveness and sustainability of community-based child focused groups and the roles of the social service workforce in supporting these community groups.

Author(s): 
Mike Wessells
Year of Publication: 
2014

Community Based Initiatives: Building capacity of community groups and families in care and protection of children

This is a PowerPoint presentation by Patrick Onyango Mangen from the April 2014 Symposium “Supporting Families, Building a Better Tomorrow for Children: The Role of the Social Service Workforce” hosted by the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance.  The presentation provides an overview of cascading and multi-tiered approaches to skilling the social service workforce in child protection.  It provides a case study on workforce support to community-based service delivery structures in Somalia, an example from Karamoja, Uganda that incorporated an accredited university certif

Author(s): 
Patrick Onyango Mangen
Year of Publication: 
2014

Strengthening Families through Para Professionals in the Social Service Workforce

This is a PowerPoint presentation by Nathan Linsk from the April 2014 Symposium “Supporting Families, Building a Better Tomorrow for Children: The Role of the Social Service Workforce” hosted by the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance.  He discusses the community-based workforce of social service para professionals, outlining the critical work they do to strengthen families, the challenges they face and next steps in the global contribution for strengthening this workforce.

Author(s): 
Nathan Linsk
Year of Publication: 
2014

The Impact of Community Caregivers in Côte d’Ivoire: Improving Health and Social Outcomes through Community Caregivers

This study sought to understand how community caregivers impact access to health care and social services for these children and families. It compared the services provided by Save the Children’s program to other programs that do not use community caregivers in their model of service delivery. The study investigated a range of activities carried out by caregivers and evaluated the impact of their efforts on clinical and social outcomes; it also investigated the support for and barriers that community caregivers must overcome to provide support to this vulnerable population.

Author(s): 
Andrew M. Muriuki, Samuel Y. Andoh, Hannah Newth, Kendra Blackett-Dibinga, Djedje Biti
Year of Publication: 
2014

Changing the Paradigm - Save the Children's Work to Strengthen the Child Protection System in Indonesia

Save the Children’s work on shifting the paradigm of alternative care for children in Indonesia is a work in progress that began in 2005 and will continue until at least 2017. The goal is not only to improve child protection and family based care for children in Indonesia but also to develop a program that can be replicated in other countries. This report provides in-depth information for the entire seven years that this program has been in existence, including case studies.

Author(s): 
Save the Children
Year of Publication: 
2013

Case Study: Creating a Competent Workforce by Training Social Workers in Indonesia

This Fact Sheet provides a brief overview of Save the Children’s work in Indonesia with the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Indonesia Association of Social Work Education (IPPSI), Indonesia Association of Social Workers (IPSPI) and the National Council of Social Welfare (DNIKS) to create a regulatory framework for the social work profession including certification, licensing and training/education.

Author(s): 
Save the Children
Year of Publication: 
2011

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