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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

Common European Guidelines on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care

The Common European Guidelines on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care provide practical advice about how to make a sustained transition from institutional care to family-based and community-based alternatives for individuals currently living institutions and those living in the community, often without adequate support.  The Guidelines are aimed primarily at policy and decision makers in the European Union and the neighboring countries.

Author(s): 
European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care
Year of Publication: 
2012

Moving Forward: Implementing the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children

This handbook has been created to take us even further along the road to embedding children’s rights in alternative care provision. It aims to support implementation of the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children by making strong connections between national policy, direct practice and the Guidelines themselves. The handbook discusses setting standards for staffing formal care services and facilities.

Author(s): 
Cantwell, N.; Davidson, J.; Elsley, S.; Milligan, I.; Quinn, N.
Year of Publication: 
2012

EveryChild Moldova’s Programme Experience: Improving Children’s Lives through Deinstitutionalisation

This Program Review documents the evolution of the EvC Program since 1994, presenting the development of interventions to improve the lives of children through deinstitutionalization and identifying the best practices and lessons that may be relevant, useful and replicable to other initiatives and organizations around the world. It investigates and documents the programmatic approach to deinstitutionalization as a model of good practice.

Author(s): 
EveryChild & Partnerships for Every Child Moldova
Year of Publication: 
2013

Deinstitutionalizing and Transforming Children's Services - A Guide to Good Practice

The purpose of this document is to assist policy makers, practitioners and other concerned individuals to transform systems of institutional care into those based on family and community support. The guidance in this manual is based on current best practices in deinstitutionalizing children from residential care, identified from the experience of childcare professionals across the European region.

Author(s): 
European Commission Daphne Programme Directorate-General Justice and Home Affairs, WHO Regional Office for Europe, University of Birmingham, UK
Year of Publication: 
2007

At home or in a home - Formal care and adoption of children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

This report is about children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia who are deprived of parental care. Despite recent reforms, which have led to an increase in the number of children being placed in alternative families – for example with foster parents, guardians or adoptive parents – the majority of these children are still living in institutions. The report provides an in-depth review and analysis of the latest statistics provided by national statistical offices on children in formal care in these countries.

Author(s): 
UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS)
Year of Publication: 
2010

The African Report on Child Wellbeing: Towards greater accountability to Africa’s children

The report aims to promote accountability to children and compliance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. The report takes stock of what governments have been doing for children over the last five years or so, and undertakes a systematic analysis of governments’ performances in realizing the rights and wellbeing of children over time and relative to one another.

Author(s): 
The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF)
Year of Publication: 
2013

Practical Information and Guidance for Integration of MNCH and HIV Programs within a Continuum of Health and Social Services

The continued vulnerability of women and children demonstrates that moving away from vertical programs and towards MNCH and HIV integration with the incorporation of both health and social service programs is an important step to improve outcomes. This resource meets a need to compile evidence and information on MNCH and HIV integration and provides a step-by-step guide for policymakers and program planners interested in family centered, integrated services. This technical brief is intended to foster discussion about integration across the continuum of response.

Author(s): 
Duffy, Malia H, AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources
Year of Publication: 
2013

Transitioning of Care and Other Services for Adolescents Living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa

This brief outlines essential care, support, and treatment services to best meet the multiple unique needs of ALHIV. This technical brief also offers promising approaches and outlines a model of adolescent transition of HIV care and social support services. Highlighting key principles and recommendations, this brief offers guidance to coun­tries and programs on how to provide the multidis­ciplinary care, support, and treatment services these adolescents need and deserve.

Author(s): 
Sharer, Melissa, and Andrew Fullem, AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources
Year of Publication: 
2012

Measuring and Monitoring Child Protection Systems - Proposed Regional Core Indicators for East Asia and the Pacific

In order to develop the evidence base and advocate for the strengthening of national child protection systems, governments and their partners require accurate, regular and up-to-date data and information on how such systems are functioning. This publication proposes a framework of core indicators for measuring and monitoring national child protection systems in the East Asia and Pacific region. The indicators, used either in concert or selectively, will support monitoring and assessment of the enabling environment or ‘governance’ of national child protection systems.

Author(s): 
UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO)
Year of Publication: 
2012

Handbook on monitoring and evaluation of human resources for health: with special applications for low- and middle-income countries

This Handbook is a response to the need to have a comprehensive, standardized and user-friendly reference on health workforce monitoring and evaluation as a means to develop in-country capacity to build the knowledge base needed to guide, accelerate and improve country action.

Author(s): 
Edited by Mario R Dal Poz, Neeru Gupta, Estelle Quain and Agnes LB Soucat
Year of Publication: 
2013

Social Justice and Intercountry Adoptions: The role of the U.S. social work community

Using social justice as the conceptual foundation, the authors present the structural barriers to socially just intercountry adoptions (ICAs) that can exploit and oppress vulnerable children and families participating in ICAs. They argue that such practices threaten the integrity of social work practice in that arena and the survival of ICA as a placement option.

Author(s): 
Jini L. Roby, Karen Rotabi and Kelley M. Bunkers
Year of Publication: 
2012

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