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An Assessment of the Public Sector Social Service Workforce in Ethiopia

This document presents results from an assessment that was conducted in 2013 to better understand the current status of the public sector social service workforce in Ethiopia.  The assessment process entailed gathering basic information from six selected regions, documenting common social services being provided, estimating level of social work professional skills and knowledge in public sector workers, determining the social service sector’s capacity to respond to stated social protection needs, and suggesting ways to address workforce gaps.

Author(s): 
IntraHealth
Year of Publication: 
2013

Child Protection Systems: Mapping and Assessing Eastern and Southern Africa

This report outlines the global context that ESAR is operating in with respect to child protection, highlights the programming that has been undertaken to date on child protection systems, outlines lessons learned from the support being provided by Maestral International to map and assess child protection systems in ESAR, and proposes the way forward for the region (that should inform global efforts on systems that are occurring outside of ESAR as well).

Author(s): 
Maestral International
Year of Publication: 
2011

Protecting Children in Malawi: A report on the major findings of the mapping and assessment

This report is on the mapping and assessment of the child protection system that was undertaken by the Government of Malawi. UNICEF and the other United Nations agencies are committed to supporting the Government of Malawi in achieving its goals stated in the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy II (2012-16) of operationalizing the national child protection system to protect children from violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect. This report constitutes the foundations upon which the Malawi child protection system will be strengthened.

Author(s): 
Manolo Cabran
Year of Publication: 
2011

Report of the Mapping and Analysis of Ghana’s Child Protection System

The objective of this child protection systems mapping and analysis is to provide stakeholders with a descriptive profile of their existing system, and an initial assessment of its contextual appropriateness and relevance to the populations being served. The study aims to present the evidence base required to build a common understanding among national stakeholders of the components and nature of their child protection system and to identify opportunities and challenges for systems strengthening.

Author(s): 
Child Frontiers
Year of Publication: 
2011

Developmental Social Work Education in Southern and East Africa Final Report

This document reports on how the social development approach is being used by individual schools of social work in southern and east Africa. This research project aimed to contribute to knowledge development in this field through primary empirical research. This document reports on the objectives of the project, the conceptual and theoretical framework, the methodology, the results of the study, and conclusions drawn by the researchers.

Author(s): 
Tessa Hochfeld, Lisa Selipsky, Rodreck Mupedziswa, Christopher Chitereka
Year of Publication: 
2009

The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute Leadership Competency Framework

The purpose of the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI) is to build the capacity of the nation’s child welfare workforce and improve outcomes for children and families. The NCWWI focuses on activities that support the development of child welfare leaders in public, private, and tribal child welfare systems. The NCWWI recognizes that child welfare leaders are change agents, and must possess certain competencies in order to do their jobs effectively and lead child welfare agencies into the future.

Author(s): 
National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
Year of Publication: 
2010

Leadership Academy for Middle Managers (LAMM): Coaching manual

The Leadership Academy for Middle Managers (LAMM) seeks to develop leadership skills for sustainable systems change to improve outcomes for children, youth, and families. Funded by the Children’s Bureau and part of the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI), the LAMM facilitates leadership development of child welfare middle managers across the country who work in public and tribal child welfare systems and in private agencies that provide services traditionally provided by state child welfare agencies.

Author(s): 
National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
Year of Publication: 
2013

Leadership Academy for Middle Managers (LAMM): LAMM curriculum

The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI), through a cooperative agreement with the Children’s Bureau, developed a series of programs that supports the development of child welfare leaders with the goal of building the capacity of the nation’s child welfare workforce to promote positive change and improve outcomes for children, youth, and families. The Leadership Academy for Middle Managers (LAMM) is one of those programs.

Author(s): 
National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
Year of Publication: 
2013

Supervising Child Protective Services Caseworkers

This manual, Supervising Child Protective Services Caseworkers, provides the foundation for effective supervisory practice in child protective services (CPS). It describes the roles and responsibilities of the CPS supervisor, and it provides practice-oriented advice on how to carry out supervisory responsibilities effectively. Best practices and critical issues in supervisory practice are underscored throughout.

Author(s): 
Marsha K. Salus
Year of Publication: 
2004

Staff Retention in Family Services Workbook 6 – Recruiting and Selecting the Right Staff in Child and Family Service

The purpose of this training and series of workbooks is to increase child and family service agencies’ effectiveness in developing and retaining their staff by applying information from research and best retention practices to their work. The foundation for this material is the important mission of child and family service to provide safety, permanence and well being for children, within a context of family-centered practice.

Author(s): 
Gary Anderson, Judith McKenzie, John McKenzie, Rosemary Jackson
Year of Publication: 
2007

Staff Retention in Family Services Workbook 5 – The First Six Months

The purpose of this training and series of workbooks is to increase child and family service agencies’ effectiveness in developing and retaining their staff by applying information from research and best retention practices to their work. The foundation for this material is the important mission of child and family service to provide safety, permanence and well being for children, within a context of family-centered practice.

Author(s): 
Gary Anderson, Judith McKenzie, John McKenzie, Rosemary Jackson
Year of Publication: 
2007

Staff Retention in Family Services Workbook 4 – Communications Skills

The purpose of this training and series of workbooks is to increase child and family service agencies’ effectiveness in developing and retaining their staff by applying information from research and best retention practices to their work. The foundation for this material is the important mission of child and family service to provide safety, permanence and well being for children, within a context of family-centered practice.

Author(s): 
Gary Anderson, Judith McKenzie, John McKenzie, Rosemary Jackson
Year of Publication: 
2007

Staff Retention in Family Services Workbook 3 – Working with Differences

The purpose of this training and series of workbooks is to increase child and family service agencies’ effectiveness in developing and retaining their staff by applying information from research and best retention practices to their work. The foundation for this material is the important mission of child and family service to provide safety, permanence and well being for children, within a context of family-centered practice.

Author(s): 
Gary Anderson, Judith McKenzie, John McKenzie, Rosemary Jackson
Year of Publication: 
2007

Staff Retention in Family Services Workbook 2 – The Practice of Retention-Focused Supervision

The purpose of this training and series of workbooks is to increase child and family service agencies’ effectiveness in developing and retaining their staff by applying information from research and best retention practices to their work. The foundation for this material is the important mission of child and family service to provide safety, permanence and well being for children, within a context of family-centered practice.

Author(s): 
Gary Anderson, Judith McKenzie, John McKenzie, Rosemary Jackson
Year of Publication: 
2007

Staff Retention in Family Services Workbook 1 – The Role of Leaders in Staff Retention

The purpose of this training and series of workbooks is to increase child and family service agencies’ effectiveness in developing and retaining their staff by applying information from research and best retention practices to their work. The foundation for this material is the important mission of child and family service to provide safety, permanence and well being for children, within a context of family-centered practice.

Author(s): 
Gary Anderson, Judith McKenzie, John McKenzie, Rosemary Jackson
Year of Publication: 
2007

Implementation of the national strategy and action plan for the reform of the residential childcare system in Moldova 2007-2012: Evaluation report

This evaluation was commissioned by UNICEF and its government partners to evaluate the results and achievements of the implementation of the National Strategy and Action Plan. In July 2007 the Government of Moldova approved a National Strategy and Action Plan to reform its residential childcare system. At the time, 12,000 children were thought to be living in large orphanages and boarding schools in Moldova.

Author(s): 
Peter Evans
Year of Publication: 
2013

Foster Care Services for Children in Moldova

This report investigates the findings of the 2012 Evaluation of Implementation of the National Strategy and Action Plan on the Reform of the Residential Childcare System for 2007-2012. In particular, the evaluation found that despite significant results in the number of children leaving residential care in Moldova, there were very few children living in foster care.

Author(s): 
Kelley Bunkers
Year of Publication: 
2013

National Survey of Institutions for Children in Rwanda

The purpose of the survey was to obtain an accurate picture of the current institutional system and the children living within it which can be used to inform decision-making regarding the implementation of the reform strategy and provide a baseline against which progress can be measured in the future. For this reason Hope and Homes for Children, in partnership with the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF), conducted a national survey of all institutions for children in Rwanda.

Author(s): 
Hope and Homes for Children Rwanda
Year of Publication: 
2012

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