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Supporting Community-Led Child Protection: An online guide and toolkit

Supporting community-led action requires a different skill set than needed for top-down approaches. The tools are designed to help begin the process of acquiring these skills. The Toolkit consists of four sections, for each of the four major skill sets involved: facilitating, training, learning, and management.

Author(s): 
Mike Wessels, Child Resilience Alliance
Year of Publication: 
2019

Trauma Without Borders: The necessity for school-based interventions in treating unaccompanied refugee minors

This article explores migration trauma among Mexican and Central American unaccompanied refugee minors (URM) with the purpose of developing an understanding of migration as a tripartite process consisting of: pre-migration exposure to traumatic stressors, in-journey stressors, and post-migration stressors. Social workers in schools are in unique positions to provide mental health services to URM. A case example illustrating a cultural adaptation of TF-CBT in an urban public high school is included.

Author(s): 
Diana Franco
Year of Publication: 
2018

Children in Immediate Danger: Emergency removals in Finnish and Irish child protection

This paper presents a qualitative analysis of front‐line practices regarding emergency removals in Finnish and Irish child protection. It examines how the responses to children's immediate danger are framed by legislation and how front‐line practitioners assess the child's situation and make emergency placement decisions.

Author(s): 
Tuuli Lamponen, Tarja Pösö, Kenneth Burns
Year of Publication: 
2018

Exploring the Attributes and Practices of Alumni Associations that Advance Social Change

Through a multi-case study, this research explores how three higher education alumni associations organize to influence social change in Georgia, Ghana, and Mongolia. All organizations started as international scholarship program alumni associations, yet findings show they developed into social change organizations over time. In the absence of extensive financial support, these associations sustained their network based on close personal relationships among members. Targeted social issues varied by country, as did relationships with the scholarship funder.

Author(s): 
Anne C. Campbell, Aryn R. Baxter
Year of Publication: 
2018

Family-Centered Casework Practice

A family-centered approach to casework practice involves helping families with children strengthen family functioning and address challenges that may threaten family stability. Focusing on strengths begins with the family assessment and should continue throughout the case planning and management process. A number of resources are available through this website for caseworkers to provide culturally competent services and to improve skills and processes for working with families in a way that identifies and builds upon strengths.

Author(s): 
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Year of Publication: 
2018

Promoting Successful Transitions Beyond Institutional Care: A programme-based service delivery model linked to a case management system

This paper reports on findings from an evaluation study of two institutions providing transition programmes to adolescent girls transitioning from institutional care in Zimbabwe. The study sought to determine gaps between the actual services being delivered and the expected performance standards, and how this affects the achievement of sustainable livelihoods. These gaps can be overcome by the development of a programme-based transition model and case management system.

Author(s): 
Pamhidzayi Berejena Mhongera, Antoinette Lombard
Year of Publication: 
2018

Service Providers as Champions for Non-Violent Childhoods

This guidance report reviews the experience of and lessons learned from service provision in social welfare, child protection and childcare, health care, education and law enforcement. It presents methods, tools and service models that have proven effective in preventing and responding to corporal punishment. The guidance report discusses how services are evolving in light of changing childhood and parenthood.

Author(s): 
Daja Wenke
Year of Publication: 
2018

Understanding the Mental Health Consequences of Family Separation for Refugees: Implications for policy and practice

Given the current global refugee crisis and the need for policies to address this large and growing issue, this research highlights the importance of considering the ways in which family separation impacts refugee mental health, and policies and practices that could help ameliorate this ongoing stressor.

Author(s): 
Miller A, Hess JM, Bybee D, Goodkind JR
Year of Publication: 
2018

A Call to Action: Reimagining Social Work Practice with Unaccompanied Minors

This article is a call to action for social workers who may now encounter unaccompanied minors (UAM) for the first time in their practice. Recommendations include providing education to parents and caregivers about UAM’s rights, U.S. laws and regulations, and service availability; building trust and rapport with families; creating welcoming schools; practicing cultural openness; hiring diverse staff; and fostering partnerships with local service providers.

Author(s): 
Kerri Evans, Kylie Diebold and Rocio Calvo
Year of Publication: 
2018

Inter-European Social Workers’ Mobility within a Dynamic Social Work and Immigration Policy Context: A case study of England

This article reviews the fast-moving social work and immigration policy context and the role of inter-European social workers, using England as a case study of destination. Based on registration data of non-UK qualified social workers (2003–2017), a survey of 97 stakeholders from 27 European Union countries and focus group discussions, it investigates trends and challenges of transnational social workers (TSWs) in England.

Author(s): 
Shereen Hussain
Year of Publication: 
2018

Implementation Research: New imperatives and opportunities in global health

This Health Policy paper presents purposively selected case studies to illustrate the essential characteristics of implementation research and its application in low-income and middle-income countries. The case studies are organised into four categories related to the purposes of using implementation research, including improving people's health, informing policy design and implementation, strengthening health service delivery, and empowering communities and beneficiaries.

Author(s): 
Sally Theobald, Neal Brandes, Margaret Gyapong, Sameh El-Saharty, Enola Proctor, Theresa Diaz, Samuel Wanji, Soraya Elloker, Joanna Raven, Helen Elsey, Sushil Bharal, David Pelletier, David H Peters
Year of Publication: 
2013

Perspectives from Community-Based Organizational Managers on Implementing and Sustaining Evidence-Based Interventions in Child Welfare

This study utilized qualitative interviews to examine the perspectives and experiences of managers in implementing SafeCare, an evidence-based intervention to reduce child maltreatment.

Author(s): 
Cathleen E. Willging, Lara Gunderson, Amy E. Green, Elise Trott Jaramillo, Laura Garrison, Mark G. Ehrhart, Gregory A. Aarons
Year of Publication: 
2018

Reframing Early Childhood Development and Learning

This resource is a communications toolkit for building public support in Kenya for better child development policies and programmes. This collection of research, recommendations and sample communications is designed to help child development advocates increase public understanding.

Author(s): 
FrameWorks Institute
Year of Publication: 
2018

Handbook on Counselling and Psychosocial Care for Children and Adolescents Living with and Affected by HIV in Africa

This handbook provides a comprehensive guide for providers who work in counselling and psychological care of children and adolescents. It includes information on mental health; child protection; counselling and communication; disclosure; transition of care; support systems; and monitoring and evaluation of psychosocial services. 

Author(s): 
Nasaba, Rosemary, Denis Tindyebwa, Victor Musiime, Robert Iriso, Resty Ingabire, Denis Nansera, Monica Etima-Kizito, Joseylee Kasule, and Malia Duffy , The African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS
Year of Publication: 
2018

NGOs and the Policy‐making Process in Russia: The case of child welfare reform

This article explores the issue of the major reform of the child welfare sector that has been carried out in Russia in recent years, and argues that Russian child welfare nongovernmental organizations have acted in concert with government officials to act as policy entrepreneurs in framing the policy problem and presenting solutions to it in a way that has influenced national priorities in this area.

Author(s): 
Eleanor Bindman, Meri Kulmala, Elena Bogdanova
Year of Publication: 
2018

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