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Lessons for Protection: A comparative analysis of community-based child protection mechanisms

This comparative analysis report presents learning from a participatory research process with children and adults representing community-based child protection mechanisms (CBCPMs), child groups, civil society organizations, government departments and Plan offices. This analysis aims to inform further actions to sustain standing mechanisms at the community level that will contribute towards the strengthening of comprehensive national child protection systems. This analysis also helps managers recognize and scale up emerging good practices, ideally for replication in other communities.

Author(s): 
Plan Asia Regional Office
Year of Publication: 
2012

Developing Models of Effective Child Welfare Staff Recruitment and Retention: Training workbook series

The purpose of this training 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.

Author(s): 
Gary Anderson, Michigan State University
Year of Publication: 
2007

Community and Formal Health System Support for Enhanced Community Health Worker Performance: Final report on a U.S. government evidence summit

Recognizing that greater clarity on the evidence for improving CHW performance could enhance LMIC government and partner policy making and programming, as well as identify important gaps in the global knowledge base, the U.S. Government, under the leadership of USAID, organized a year‐long evidence review process (April 2011‐May 2012). This process culminated in a two‐day “Evidence Summit” event (May 31‐June 1, 2012). This document highlights the main findings from that event.

Author(s): 
Joseph F. Naimoli, Diana E. Frymus, Estelle E. Quain, and Emily L. Roseman (USAID), with the assistance of Rebecca Roth and Jill Boezwinkle
Year of Publication: 
2012

Investing in Those Who Care for Children: Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening Conference Report

The report from the Investing in Those Who Care for Children: Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening Conference includes the agenda, highlights from the conference, session summaries and other information related to the conference.  The conference was held in Cape Town in November 2010 and served as a catalyst for many subsequent country-level and global workforce strengthening initiatives.

Author(s): 
Amy Bess, Luisa Lopez, Evelyn Tomaszewski
Year of Publication: 
2011

The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development Commitment to Action

This document outlines a set of objectives to meet aspirations for social justice and social development. It was developed by the leadership of the three international organizations, including the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) and the International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW) with input from thousands of social work practitioners, educators and development workers.

Author(s): 
IFSW, IASSW, ICSW
Year of Publication: 
2012

Remuneration and Social Protection for Caregivers in the Context of HIV and AIDS

This policy briefing provides background and rationale for the recommendations that governments, donors, and international institutions should include costs and strategies for the remuneration of caregivers in budgets, program plans, and technical guidance related to their role in the response to HIV. It also recommends that compensation for primary caregivers should take the form of social protection and remuneration for secondary caregivers should take the form of salaries.

Author(s): 
The UK Consortium on AIDS and International Development
Year of Publication: 
2012

Community-based Social Work with Children and Families: Manual on prevention and reintegration

This manual developed by Save the Children in Bulgaria provides lessons learned from a project to help children and families avoid separation and institutionalization by receiving community-based services and support from social workers experienced in practical work. The manual is intended for Child Protection Department social workers, the staff of institutions and their managers and can be applied to all aspects of child welfare work.

Author(s): 
Save the Children UK
Year of Publication: 
2005

Caring for the Caregivers: Understanding Rwandan OVC volunteers in a faith-based setting

This document presents a study conducted by CRS to better understand the profile of the most committed and effective volunteers, the motivation of volunteers, the importance of incentives, and the relationship of volunteers to the church.

Author(s): 
Adele Clark, Dorothy Brewster-Lee, Pontien Maniraguha
Year of Publication: 
2010

Situational Analysis of the Twinning Center Para-Social Worker Training Program

CapacityPlus conducted a situational analysis of a para-social worker training program in three country contexts. This analysis validated that the twinning model is adaptable and should be employed to build a cadre of para-social workers at the local level. The analysis also provides the needed data for promoting and funding twinning practices and creating para-social worker cadres as an emergency human resources response to serving children made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS.

Author(s): 
Laura Guyer, Dana Singleton, and Nathan Linsk
Year of Publication: 
2012

Community Health Worker Incentives and Disincentives: How they affect motivation, retention and sustainability

Published by the Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival Project (BASICS II) for the United States Agency for International Development, this paper examines the experience with using various incentives to motivate and retain community health workers (CHWs) serving primarily as volunteers in child health and nutrition programs in developing countries. It makes recommendations for more systematic use of multiple incentives based on an understanding of the functions of different kinds of incentives and emphasizes the importance of the relationship between a CHW and community.

Author(s): 
Karabi Bhattacharyya, Peter Winch, Karen LeBan, and Marie Tien
Year of Publication: 
2001

Strengthening Child Protection Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa

An Inter-Agency Working Paper to consolidate current thinking, examples and lessons learned about child protection system strengthening in sub-Saharan Africa and suggest a way forward.

Author(s): 
Training Resources Group, Play Therapy Africa
Year of Publication: 
2012

The Way We Care: A guide for managers of programs serving vulnerable children and youth

This self-teach manual from FHI is designed to help new and recently promoted managers of programs serving vulnerable children and youth who are affected by disease, extreme poverty and trauma. The Way We Care promotes a child-focused and family-centered approach and emphasizes the newest literature, as it highlights the integration of prevention, care and treatment and addresses both HIV and risk factors for other diseases.

Author(s): 
Lucy Steinitz
Year of Publication: 
2009

Para Social Worker Training Manual & Curricula: Partnering to strengthen the capacity of community-based caregivers to support OVC

The Tanzania Para Social Work Program represents a comprehensive workforce development model to strengthen the social welfare system in low-resource countries.

Author(s): 
Institute of Social Work, Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center and Jane Addams College of Social Work
Year of Publication: 
2012

Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Care, Support and Protection in Nigeria

This report outlines the results of a scoping visit undertaken in February 2011 by CapacityPlus to support ongoing work aimed at strengthening the social welfare workforce (SWW) for OVC care, support & protection services in Nigeria. Specifically, the focus was to facilitate and support country-led efforts to define a context-relevant strategic framework and action plan for strengthening the SWW for OVC.

Author(s): 
Paul Marsden, Laura Guyer-Miller
Year of Publication: 
2011

Policy and Programming Resource Guide for Child Protection Systems Strengthening in Sub-Saharan Africa

UNICEF WCARO, UNICEF EASRO, Save the Children International, Plan International, World Vision International, African Child Policy Forum, Terre de Hommes and REPPSI have now joined forces to support national efforts through creating a new platform for learning, exchange and innovations around systems strengthening in sub-Saharan Africa.

Author(s): 
Training Resources Group
Year of Publication: 
2011

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