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A Continuum of Care for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

A Continuum of Care for Orphans and Vulnerable Children is the third publication in
a series produced by the Faith to Action Initiative to provide churches, faith-based
organizations, and individuals of faith with information on a range of alternative care options for children who have been separated from parental care.

Author(s): 
Amanda Cox, Sarah Gesiriech, Kerry Olson, Krystel Porter
Year of Publication: 
2015

From the Evidence of Violence Against Children to a Prevention-Oriented Response in Malawi

Globally, violence has long been considered a serious and persistent social problem that is often presented as a public health concern. In the past decade, violence has received greater attention in terms of social interventions, especially using a public health model of social programming. A recent survey on violence against children is presented, using Malawi as a case example.

Author(s): 
Brendan Ross, Karen Smith Rotabi, Nankali Maksud
Year of Publication: 
2015

Outils d'enquête sur le bien-être de l'enfant - Un manuel

Ces outils de collecte de données sont des questionnaires destinés à une enquête auprès de ménages avec des enfants âgés 0 à 17 ans et les adultes du ménage qui s'occupent des enfants. Les questionnaires sont conçues pour mesurer des changements dans le bien-être des enfants, des personnes qui s'occupent des enfants et des ménages qui peuvent être attribués, dans la mesure du raisonnable, aux interventions du programme.

Author(s): 
MEASURE Evaluation
Year of Publication: 
2014

From Faith to Action: A Resource for Faith-based Groups and Donors Seeking to Help Children and Families Affected by HIV/AIDS

From Faith to Action provides an introduction to family and community-based care for orphans and vulnerable children as an alternative to institutional care, highlighting key strategies that help children remain in families.

Author(s): 
Kerry Olson, Zanele Sibanda Knight, Geoff Foster, Firelight Foundation
Year of Publication: 
2008

REPSSI Forum 2015 presentations

The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance held three sessions at the REPSSI Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative 2015 Forum on planning, developing and supporting para professional social service workers.

Year of Publication: 
2015

Family Support and Alternative Care The Baltic Sea States Regional Report

In preparation for the Expert Meeting on Alternative Care and Family Support in the Baltic Sea Region - held in Tallinn, Estonia in May 2015 - the Children’s Unit in cooperation with the Expert Group for Cooperation on Children at Risk conducted a mapping of family support and alternative care services in the Baltic Sea Region Member States in order to analyze the situation, assess the achievements since the 2005 Ministerial Forum and to identify relevant opportunities and challenges for the future by: (1) Identifying effective interventions to prevent children from being separated from the

Author(s): 
Daja Wenke
Year of Publication: 
2015

Child Protection System Reform in the Hellenic Republic Call to Action

This paper presents a policy position which argues that, “as the Greek authorities map out the road to long-term recovery, several key steps to reform the child protection and care system should be taken as a matter of priority.” These reforms of the child protection and care systems are vital, say the authors, not only as a human rights issue, but also because they make economic sense.

Author(s): 
Hope and Homes for Children, Roots Research Centre, Eurochild
Year of Publication: 
2015

Transitional Support Programmes for the Child and Youth Care Sector

This booklet was developed by Mamelani Projects, a community development organization in South Africa. The booklet outlines Mamelani’s approach to Youth Development and providing transitional support to young people as they transition out of Child and Youth Care Centres (CYCCs). This booklet is designed to be used by practitioners - such as child and youth care workers, social workers and program managers - who work directly with youth who are transitioning from residential care.

Author(s): 
Mamelani Projects
Year of Publication: 
2015

Reflective Supervision: Patients' Experiences of Monitoring Their Adolescents' Compliance with Diversion Order

The importance of child protection as well as the designated social workers (DSWs) assigned to them, and the jeopardy they face, is well recognized. Although there is a call to enhance DSW resilience, little is known about their resilience, and there are no guidelines to equip South African DSW supervisors to promote supervisee resilience. This article proposes resilience-enhancing guidelines for South African DSWs within reflective supervision.

Author(s): 
Zurina Abdulla, Veonna Goliath
Year of Publication: 
2015

Public Child Welfare Staff Knowledge, Attitudes, and Referral Behaviors for an Evidence-based Parenting Program

Little is known about how the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of the public child welfare workforce influence implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP) as most research has focused on the private workforce. This paper reports on public child welfare staff knowledge, attitudes, and practices in a state implementing the EBP, SafeCare®.

Author(s): 
Daniel J. Whitaker, Jessica S. Rogers-Brown, Melissa Cowart-Osborne, Shannon Self-Brown, John R. Lutzker
Year of Publication: 
2015

Child-Sensitive Social Protection in Fiji: Assessment of the Care and Protection Allowance

The Department of Social Welfare administers several social transfer schemes for low-income and vulnerable individuals and families, including the Care and Protection Allowance for children. This report examines levels of child poverty and vulnerability in the country, and reviews key policy and design issues, the operations of the Care and Protection Allowance, as well as its impact on recipients. The report makes recommendations to strengthen its implementation and further develop Fiji’s national social protection system.

Author(s): 
Stephen Kidd, Tareq Abu-el-Haj, Carol Watson, Jonathan Sibley, Bjorn Gelders, Gabrielle Smith, UNICEF
Year of Publication: 
2015

A Comprehensive Workforce Strategy to Advance Child Welfare Outcomes

This report is a compilation of input from leaders and universities in 28 U.S. states and counties. The group outlined pressing issues facing the child welfare workforce and strategies for developing the workforce to address these issues.

Author(s): 
Nancy S. Dickinson, MSSW, PhD, National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
Year of Publication: 
2013

Supporting Child Welfare Traineeship Students through an Online Peer Network

This paper reviews the creation and implementation of an online peer network for social work traineeship student pursuing or continuing careers in child welfare. The paper includes a literature review of best principles and practices for facilitating an online community.

Author(s): 
Stephanie Bosco-Ruggiero, Sharon Kollar, Virginia C. Strand, Robin Leake
Year of Publication: 
2015

Factors Influencing the Career Choice and Retention of Community Mental Health Workers in Ghana

This study examines the views of stakeholders related to factors that influence career choices and retention of community mental health workers in Ghana. Those working in the field cited the positive reasons as well as challenges.

Author(s): 
Vincent I.O. Agyapong, Akwasi Osei, Conor K. Farren, Eilish McAuliffe
Year of Publication: 
2015

Impact of Health Systems Strengthening on Health

This report is a literature review that found that strengthening health services at the community-level, services integration and training the workforce to improve service delivery, including social services, has reduced mobidity and mortality and led to an uptick in healthy behaviors.

Author(s): 
Hatt, Laurel, Ben Johns, Catherine Connor, Megan Meline, Matt Kukla, and Kaelan Moat, Health Finance & Governance Project, Abt Associates
Year of Publication: 
2015

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