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Isibindi's Family Strengthening Approach

Following a 2016 qualitiative study in three cities on the family strengthening approach of the Isibindi program, this brief was created to provide an overview of the program and its results.

Author(s): 
Isibindi Project - National Association of Child Care Workers
Year of Publication: 
2017

Measuring the Strength of National Social Service Systems for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

This framework and additional tools aim to fill part of the gap that exists in demonstrating the impact that system strengthening has on children’s outcomes, by providing indicators and guidance for measuring system performance. The framework is intended to support governments as well as PEPFAR implementing partners and other stakeholders in monitoring and evaluating system-strengthening efforts.

Author(s): 
MEASURE Evaluation
Year of Publication: 
2017

Working for Health and Economic Growth: Investing in the health workforce

People need better access to safe, quality health care, as well as long-term employment. The social and health sectors will have to play a greater role in our economies, and we will need collectively to increase health employment. Investing in health workers is one part of the broader objective of strengthening health systems and social protection and essentially constitutes the first line of defence against international health crises. This also allow communities to respond to the growing global deman for workers and address projected shortages.

Author(s): 
High Level Commission on Health and Economic Growth, World Health Organization
Year of Publication: 
2017

Case Management in Child and Family Support Center (PDAK)

This resource book aims to introduce the PDAK Child and Family Support Center as a childcare paradigm shift from institutionalization toward family-based and alternative care. It focuses on the strengthen of professional social workers in providing social services with the best interests of children and family in mind. Using a case management model, the workforce and government work together to protect children and deliver an effective child protection system.

Author(s): 
Save the Children
Year of Publication: 
2016

Workforce Resource

This resource is a one-page summary of a 10-year study examining the personal and organizational factors that affect retention of child welfare caseworkers. It also offers solutions for a more stable workforce.

Author(s): 
National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
Year of Publication: 
2016

Core Competencies for Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care

This resource promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions. It provides guidance for developing workforce training and core competencies for prevention, intervention and recovery practioners and the delivery of services.

Author(s): 
Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce
Year of Publication: 
2014

Be the Change: 10 standards for care leavers

In August 2016, the project of International Youth Exchange "Be the Change" gathered 53 young adult care leavers ages 18-25 from 15 countries to develop standards for care leavers. This document is the original product of their work to establish 10 standards for care.

Author(s): 
FICE International
Year of Publication: 
2016

Catawba County Child Wellbeing Project

Catawba County Social Services (CCSS) child welfare operations, in response to increased national emphasis on child well-being and healthy life-time family connections for youth exiting foster care, has pioneered an approach to post-permanency support services. The Child Wellbeing Project, as it is called, was initially designed to investigate which long-term social services would be most effective to improving life outcomes of children and their families once exiting foster care.

Author(s): 
Kyle McCarthy, Catawba County Social Services
Year of Publication: 
2017

Changing Mind-sets and Pioneering Family Social Work in Tajikistan: An evaluation of a pilot fostering project for wider family support services

This report of a pilot fostering project includes an overview of the process for working with staff and practitioners for improving the quality of care in the homes and supporting families to develop alternative care options including family support, fostering and respite care.

Author(s): 
Dr. Ian Milligan, CELCIS, HealthProm
Year of Publication: 
2016

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

Findings highlight that, although nearly all child welfare workers interviewed recognized the importance of instrumental and expressive support, many workers did not capitalize on support. Policy can promote supportive atmospheres through providing child welfare agencies with the ability and time to foster recently hired workers’ skills.

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

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