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Referral Mechanisms for Children Orphaned or Made Vulnerable by HIV

Linkages between the social service system are especially relevant within OVC programming given that children and families affected by HIV and other adversities tend to have multiple vulnerabilities that require services and support provided by both sectors. This brief provides an overview of referral mechanisms and the importance of collaboration with other sectors.

Author(s): 
4Children
Year of Publication: 
2018

Safety, Trust, and Disclosure: A qualitative examination of violence against refugee adolescents in Kiziba Camp, Rwanda

Refugee adolescents face increased vulnerability to child protection risks including abuse, neglect, violence, and exploitation. The aim of this qualitative study was to examine the nature of violence against adolescents in Kiziba Camp, Rwanda, using an ecological framework to analyze the factors that influence protection risks and abuse disclosure across multiple system levels.

Author(s): 
Laura Gauer Bermudeza, Lauren Parks, Sarah R.Meyer, Liberata Muhorakeye, Lindsay Stark
Year of Publication: 
2018

Integrating Violence Against Children Prevention and Response Interventions within PEPFAR HIV Pediatric Testing, Care and Treatment

This summary report is derived from key informant interviews and a desk review. It includes service providers' awareness of and engagement with potential VAC-HIV synergies and highlights existing practices to prevent and/or respond to cases of violence against children within services, as well as barriers and opportunities to making linkages.

Author(s): 
4Children, Aften Beeler, Severine Chevrel, Sian Long, Kristin Weinhauer
Year of Publication: 
2018

Design Team Manual

Design Teams help agencies improve their workplace and cope with change through interventions designed and implemented by a team representing all agency levels. This manual provides information about how to implement Design Teams, the rationale of and research about Design Teams, examples of various documents related to Design Teams, and a variety of resources to assist with implementation.

Author(s): 
Butler Institute for Families
Year of Publication: 
2014

Learning, Negotiating, and Surviving in Child Welfare: Social capitalization among recently hired workers

Using telephone interviews with a statewide sample of recently hired, frontline workers, this study applied a social capital framework to consider support functionality or capitalization. Findings highlight that, although nearly all workers recognized the importance of instrumental and expressive support, many workers did not capitalize on support.

Author(s): 
Melissa Radey, Lisa Schelbe, Carmella L. Spinelli
Year of Publication: 
2017

Family Preservation or Child Safety? Associations between child welfare workers' experience, position, and perspectives

Assessing a number of worker characteristics, an analysis of the Dalgleish Scale (an instrument designed to measure the perspectives of workers across the continuum of child safety versus family preservation beliefs) revealed that staff who have worked in child welfare longer are more likely to be oriented toward family preservation, whereas staff working in the field for a shorter time period or rating the shared vision among staff higher are more likely to be oriented toward child safety.

Author(s): 
John D.Fluke, Tyler W.Corwin, Dana M.Hollinshead, Erin J.Maherb
Year of Publication: 
2013

Family Preservation or Child Safety? How experience and position shape child welfare workers’ perspectives

This is a presentation delivered at the 2015 International Conference on Innovations in Family Engagement that highlights the dynamics of child protection systems and the intersection and challenges of family preservation and child safety in child protection situations.

Author(s): 
John Fluke and Dana Hollinshead, Tyler Corwin, Kristina Nikolova, Kristen Lwin
Year of Publication: 
2015

Education & Child Protection in Emergencies: Joint rapid needs assessment, Rohingya refugee response

The report presents key findings from the assessment as well as recommendations for government and other actors. Child Protection-related findings include data on the risks and safety of Rohingya refugee children (including family separation), unaccompanied and separated children, violence against children, and child marriage and trafficking, among other concerns.

Author(s): 
UNICEF, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Year of Publication: 
2018

Listening to Child Protection Workers in Saudi Arabia: Child protection workers speak of how they experienced the policies and programs introduced to protect children between 2010 and 2013

The protection of children at risk of abuse and neglect requires engagement of the whole community. In this article, child protection managers and direct service workers in Saudi Arabia report their experiences in implementing new policies. Findings of the study showed that early improvements to child protection policies and programs led to confusion among workers regarding their role and were perceived by the workers to be placing children at risk.

Author(s): 
Nawaf Al Faryan, Margarita Frederico, Janelle Young
Year of Publication: 
2017

State of the Social Service Workforce Report 2017: Stories of Workforce Efforts to Address Violence Against Children

In this third annual report, the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance highlights the many ways that the social service workforce positively impacts the lives of children and families affected by violence.

Author(s): 
Global Social Service Workforce Alliance
Year of Publication: 
2018

National Learning Event on Child Well-being: Applying Legal and Policy Frameworks for Improved Child Well-being

The government of Uganda in its efforts to strengthen the child protection system in Uganda chairs and hosts a multi-stakeholder national coordination mechanism on child protection ( The National Child Protection Working Group) aimed at harmonizing national actions to emerging child protection concerns. Learning from policy, research and practice is one of the strategies employed by the Child Protection Working Group (CPWG).

Author(s): 
National Child Protection Working Group in Uganda
Year of Publication: 
2017

Violence Against Children in South Africa: The cost of inaction to society and the economy

This research takes the statistics on violence against children in South Africa and models the cost of inaction. The costing exercise gives  useful economic arguments about all forms of violence against children and more importantly some concrete suggestions for how this should be addressed. The key issues resonate with those engaging on child protection and other related issues beyond South Africa.

Author(s): 
Celia Hsiao, Deborah Fry, Catherine L Ward, Gary Ganz, Tabitha Casey, Xiaodong Zheng, Xiangming Fang
Year of Publication: 
2018

Promoting the Social Inclusion of Migrant Children and Young People: The duty of social services

This report aims to address key themes emerging from a questionnaire and in-person meeting to discuss the role of the social service workforce in inclusion of migrant children and young people.

Author(s): 
Valentina Guerra, David Brindle
Year of Publication: 
2018

Parental Participation in Child Protection Practice: The experiences of parents and workers in Ghana

This is the first study in Ghana to explore child protection workers and parents’ experiences on participatory practices. Drawing on in-depth, semi-structured interviews with 8 child protection workers and 19 parents, this study reports participants’ experiences of participatory practices.

Author(s): 
Ebenezer Cudjoe, Alhassan Abdullah
Year of Publication: 
2018

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