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Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Management of Youth Involved with the Child Welfare System

This Practice Parameter presents principles for the mental health assessment and management of youth involved with the child welfare system. Important definitions, background, history, epidemiology, mental health care use, and functional outcomes are described. Practical  guidance  regarding  child  welfare-related considerations  for  evaluation  and  management  are discussed.

Author(s): 
Terry Lee, MD , George Fouras, MD , Rachel Brown, MBBS, MPhil and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Committee on Quality Issues (CQI)
Year of Publication: 
2015

State of the Social Service Workforce 2015 Report

This first annual report sheds light on key social service workforce data and trends, showcases innovative and effective workforce strengthening initiatives, and highlights the need for more data and focus in this area. The report reviews the current state of the workforce in 15 countries. The executive summary can be found here.

Author(s): 
Global Social Service Workforce Alliance
Year of Publication: 
2015

Health Workforce 2030: A Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health

A global strategy on human resources for health that addresses, in an integrated way, all aspects ranging from planning, education, management, retention, incentives, linkages with the social service workforce, can inform more incisive, multi-sectoral action, based on new evidence and best practices. This brochure sheds light on why a global strategy on HRH is necessary and outlines the process of developing WHOs strategy.

Author(s): 
World Health Organization
Year of Publication: 
2014

Literature Review of the Roles and Issues within the Social Work Profession in England

This review aims to help inform efforts to oversee the regulation of social workers in England and accrediting voluntary registers for care occupations through identification of research on the variety of roles and contexts in which social workers work.

Author(s): 
Jo Moriarty, Mary Baginsky, Jill Manthorpe, King’s College London, Social Care Workforce Research Unit
Year of Publication: 
2015

WHO/UNHCR New Guide on Mental Health in Humanitarian Emergencies mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide

This guide aims to support general health facilities in areas affected by humanitarian emergencies in assessing and managing mental, neurological and substance use conditions. It is adapted from WHO’s mhGAP Intervention Guide (2010), a widely-used evidence-based manual for the management of these conditions in non-specialized health settings, and tailored for use in humanitarian emergencies.

Author(s): 
World Health Organization, United Nations High Commission for Refugees
Year of Publication: 
2015

Children First: Better Public Spending for Better Outcomes for Children and Families

This is a report from the Eurochild 11th Annual Conference 2014 in Bucharest, Romania. Evaluation Methodologies, Public-Private Partnerships and Social Return on Investment were the three cross-cutting themes of the three-day conference. The conference report highlights the need for authorities to invest more and better in children, the importance of preventive services, the value of participation of children and young people, and the importance of evaluating and monitoring budgets for their spending on children.

Author(s): 
Eurochild, Hope and Homes for Children Romania
Year of Publication: 
2014

Teaming in Child Welfare: A Guidebook

Teaming is an innovative approach to casework practice. Implementing Teaming is one way that child welfare agencies can support the effectiveness and morale of their caseworkers and line supervisors. Developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective casework team takes work.

Author(s): 
Research Foundation of SUNY, Buffalo State College, New York State Child Welfare/Child Protective Services Training Institute
Year of Publication: 
2011

Guide to Build Capacity for Child Welfare Using the CQI Process

This paper is a starting point for collaboration with the Children’s Bureau to ensure that states receive the support they need to develop rigorous, sustainable National Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) systems. The recommendations summarize what state and local agencies will need to build CQI capacity, both in terms of human capital and implementation. These include developing training curricula and needs assessment tools, data management support, and integrating CQI principles into planning, reporting, and funding documents.

Author(s): 
American Public Human Services Association, National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators
Year of Publication: 
2015

Leadership Development Online: Design and Implementation of a Program for Child Welfare Supervisors

Many human service agencies are turning to online learning as a cost effective and efficient way to deliver training. As part of the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI), the LAS draws on a leadership competency model, best practices in adult education and online learning designed initially to reach child welfare supervisors nationwide in a self-directed approach. This article focuses on the design and implementation of the online program and the accommodations made to support supervisors to complete training.

Author(s): 
Crystal French, Sue Ebersten, and Freda Bernotavicz, University of Southern Maine, and Robin Leake, University of Denver
Year of Publication: 
2014

Using Mobile Phones and Open Source Tools to Empower Social Workers in Tanzania

This paper describes a text message-based solution that harnesses the prevalence of mobile phones coupled with several open source tools to empower para-social workers who carry the primary responsibility in providing essential services to the growing population of orphans and vulnerable children in Tanzania.

Author(s): 
International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development
Year of Publication: 
2010

Community Caregivers: The Backbone for Accessible Care and Support

This report is the result of research undertaken in South Africa to review community and home-based care, especially in regards to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. The research highlights the important roles played by caregivers in health promotion programs, counselling and testing, client advocacy, stigma mitigation and community mobilization.

Author(s): 
van Pletzen E, MacGregor H, Caregivers Action Network
Year of Publication: 
2013

Strengthening Mental Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: The Emerald Programme

The project described in this article has a strong focus on capacity-building of researchers, policymakers, and planners, and on increasing service user and caregiver involvement to support mental health systems strengthening.

Author(s): 
Maya Semrau, Sara Evans-Lacko, AtalayAlem, Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos, Dan Chisholm, OyeGureje, Charlotte Hanlon, MarkJordans, FredKigozi, Heidi Lempp, Crick Lund, IngePetersen, Rahul Shidhaye, Graham Thornicroft
Year of Publication: 
2015

IASC Guidelines and Checklist for Field Use on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

These documents aim to provide multi-sectoral, inter-agency framework for coordination, identification and implementation of useful practices for psyschosocial and mental health well-being in emergency settings. The second is a checklist for field use

Author(s): 
Inter-Agency Standing Committee
Year of Publication: 
2007

Protect My Future: The Links Between Child Protection and Disasters, Conflict and Fragility

This paper demonstrates the devastating effects that disaster, conflict and fragility can have on children and the crisis that is being created in child protection. The paper recommends steps to address this crisis, including building a workforce that is able to respond to child protection issues in emergencies and inclusion of child protection within the post-2015 development framework.

Author(s): 
ChildFund, Family for Every Child, Keeping Children Safe, Plan, Save the Children, Terre des Homes, World Vision
Year of Publication: 
2013

Prevent and Protect: Linking the HIV and Child Protection Response to Keep Children Safe, Healthy & Resilient

This report documents models, case studies and lessons learned to highlight practical ways in which child protection systems and services link to HIV services in order to benefit HIV and child protection outcomes for children. The goal of the report is for policymakers and programmers to consider and implement interventions that link across sectors.

Author(s): 
UNICEF, World Vision, Sian Long, Kelley Bunkers
Year of Publication: 
2015

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