This companion paper to The Framework for the Protection, Care and Support of Orphans and Vulnerable Children Living in a World with HIV and AIDS provides additional information and outlines recommended actions for protecting affected children from increased vulnerability, and for reducing their increased risk of abuse, exploitation and neglect.
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This draft policy framework is intended to provide an effective and efficient occupational workforce to support a comprehensive multidisciplinary health care service; strengthen partnerships between government, civil society and communities to consolidate, manage and focus the services offered by Community Care Workers; and delineate strategies that address systemic change within the complex systems both within the public sector and its partners.
This guide provides an analytic framework for child welfare agencies or Tribal leadership teams to build a shared understanding of and commitment to the value, role, capacity, and development of their training systems.
The joint statement aims to build greater consensus on the importance of child-sensitive social protection. It lays out the particular vulnerabilities that children and families face, the ways that social protection can impact children even when not focused on them, and outlines principles and approaches for undertaking child-sensitive social protection.
This paper addresses the question of what a child protection system is. UNICEF, as part of its process to move to a more systemic approach in its child protection programming, contracted Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, with the American Humane Society, to review academic and professional literature on systems, leading to a conceptual framework of the child protection system.
The purpose of this technical brief is to describe the process behind the scale-up of community-based child and youth care workers, including the rationale for its expansion; the proposed regulations for ensuring an educated, trained and qualified CYCW workforce; the plans for supporting this cadre; the lessons learned; and recommendations on how to operationalize this type of program.
This case study describes a psychosocial support model for Child and Youth Care Workers serving Orphans and Vulnerable Children in South Africa.
This document provides an overview of the Rapid Assessment Phases of the Thogomelo project to protect and care for vulnerable children in South Africa by increasing the knowledge, abilities and psychosocial wellbeing of those responsible for them.
This case study describes the design of an accredited curriculum to meet the psychosocial needs of community caregivers supporting vulnerable children.
This report provides insight into how the REPSSI Certificate Programme built the capacity of carers of vulnerable children in the eight countries and the factors that have to be in place to deliver certificate progams that are high quality learning opportunities.
This plan describes short-, mid-, and long-term solutions to address human resource needs and management processes.
This document presents an analysis of the human resources capacity of the Namibia Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare
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