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Guidelines on Children's Reintegration

The Guidelines provide practical guidance for effective reintegration that can help organizations to design high quality programs; measure impact; train practitioners; and pursue national level systemic change in support of reintegration.

Author(s): 
Inter-Agency Group on Children's Welfare, Emily Delap of Family for Every Child, Joanna Wedge
Year of Publication: 
2017

Using the Law for Childrens Rights: An introductory guide

This introductory guide offers a brief overview of avenues for legal advocacy. It also offers guidance on how to explore options, and how to promote legal advocacy work with other children’s rights advocates. This guide is useful for child rights advocates interested in learning more about collaboration with the justice sector.

Author(s): 
Children's Rights Network
Year of Publication: 
2017

Feasibility of Integrating Social Service and Community Health Data in DHIS 2

Most governments have systems for tracking critical health indicators, but these systems are not often linked to the data systems used by social and community services, where people often access care. As a result, the systems are fragmented and unable to provide holistic information for decision-making on health and social services. This publication includes a list of prerequisites for an integrated community healthy and social service data system to collect reliable data for decision making.

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

Identifying Households Needing Services for Orphans and Vulnerable Children – Guidelines for Adapting a Beneficiary Identification and Prioritization Tool from Uganda

The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines for other countries and implementing partners overseeing OVC programming, so they can adapt the process that Uganda developed to help government and implementing partners identify and prioritize households with, affected by, or at high risk for HIV for enrollment in orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) programming.

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

Children on the Move: From protection towards a quality sustainable solution, a practical guide

This guide for professionals working with vulnerable children on the move promotes the development of a well-connected, transnational network of child protection professionals, and proposes an eight-step procedure to deliver a holistic continuity of care.

Author(s): 
International Social Service
Year of Publication: 
2017

Routine Monitoring Systems for Integrated Community Case Management Programs: Lessons from 18 countries in sub–Saharan Africa

Integrated community case management (iCCM) programs are expanding rapidly in many low– and middle–income countries, particularly in sub–Saharan Africa. This paper aims to synthesize lessons learned from recent experience developing and implementing systems for routine monitoring of large scale iCCM programs.

Author(s): 
Tanya Guenther, Yolanda Barberá Laínez, Nicholas P Oliphant, Martin Dale, Serge Raharison, Laura Miller, Geoffrey Namara, and Theresa Diaz
Year of Publication: 
2017

From the Ground Up: Developing a national case management system for highly vulnerable children-an experience in Zimbabwe

The Bantwana community-based case management model was designed by the Children First program (2008-2012). The project grew into an important national partnership between the World Education Inc./Bantwana, government ministries, funders and local implementing partners and further developed into the National Case Management System adopted by the Government of Zimbabwe. This case study documents this journey in Zimbabwe from a project pilot to a national system.

Author(s): 
N. Beth Bradford, 4Children
Year of Publication: 
2017

Building a User-Friendly and Government-Owned Case Management System for Highly Vulnerable Children: The Yekokeb Berhan Program Experience in Ethiopia

The Yekokeb Berhan project has been operating in Ethiopia since 2011 to reduce vulnerability among children and families affected by HIV and AIDS by strengthening supportive systems and structures to deliver essential services and increase resiliency.  This case study describes the coordinated care approach used by Yekokeb Berhan including a summary of each step and an explanation of the specific tools. The data collection, storage and use processes, which are designed to ensure local ownership, are also described.

Author(s): 
Suzanne Andrews, Kelley Bunkers, 4Children
Year of Publication: 
2017

Summary of Key Findings from the 4Children Case Management Case Studies

4Children has prepared a series of case studies documenting the core components of the case management process within orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) programming and national child protection systems, in three different countries. These case studies aim to provide examples of how case management can be used to support work with vulnerable children and families affected by or living with HIV. The experiences, approaches, and tools used by the three different programs share some commonalities as well as challenges and lessons learned.

Author(s): 
Suzanne Andrews, Kelley Bunkers, 4Children
Year of Publication: 
2017

From Assessment to Graduation: Comprehensive Case Management for Vulnerable Children and Households – The Score Project in Uganda

The SCORE project has been providing holistic services to vulnerable children and families in Uganda since 2011.  SCORE’s household case management approach facilitates enrolled households to progress out of extreme vulnerability and graduate from direct project support to self-sufficiency. This case study describes SCORE’s graduation model, processes for coordination with other case management systems and data collection, storage, and use.

Author(s): 
Suzanne Andrews, 4Children
Year of Publication: 
2017

Thoughts on Public Policy to Expand Family-Based Care and Contract Institutional Care

Evidence-based, tactical advocacy is key to reforming care policy and winning the public resources needed to gear-up programs for the care, protection and development of vulnerable children. This article highlights some of the challenges as well as provides recommendations for advocacy efforts for policy-makers to address these concerns at the country-level.

Author(s): 
Gary Newton
Year of Publication: 
2017

New Study Reveals Nearly One-Third of HIV Clients Travel Outside of Their Local Government Area for Health Care in Nigeria

For the most significant epidemiological impact, PEPFAR 3.0 is focusing investments on the highest impact interventions in key geographic areas where data demonstrate the highest prevalence of HIV. 4Children conducted this study to map the catchment area of the comprehensive HIV care and treatment facilities to show the spatial relationship between the clients’ residences compared to where they access HIV services to ensure that PEPFAR-supported activities are located in areas where they will reach as many clients as possible.

Author(s): 
4Children
Year of Publication: 
2017

Time, Institutional Support, and Quality of Decision Making in Child Protection: A Cross-Country Analysis

This paper examines perceptions of time and institutional support for decision making and staff confidence in the ultimate decisions made within four countries. The study identifies a high degree of work pressure across all the countries, lines of predominantly vertical institutional support and relatively high confidence in decisions. Finland stands out with higher perceived work pressure and with a horizontal support line, whereas England stands out with workers having a lower degree of confidence in their own and others’ decisions.

Author(s): 
Jill Berrick, Jonathan Dickens, Tarja Poso, Marit Skivenes
Year of Publication: 
2016

Child Welfare Worker Recruitment and Retention Influential Factors and Promising Practices – Review of the Research

A summary of numerous studies and literature across the United States, the report shares the factors that impact readiness and retention levels of new child welfare social workers. Strategies for selective screening and hiring of the most qualified child welfare workers are outlined in the report.

Year of Publication: 
2013

Building a Holistic Child Protection System, Step by Step, in the United Republic of Tanzania

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and the Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children, with UNICEF and other development partners, are building a system for holistic attention to protection issues including both prevention and response. This case study details the complexity of a comprehensive child protection system, which requires a multitude of actors to understand their roles and fulfil their obligations.

Author(s): 
UNICEF
Year of Publication: 
2015

Standard Operating Procedures for the Protection of Juveniles in Lebanon Operational Toolkit

This document is the first product form the Ministry of Affairs that aims to enhance the protection of children in Lebanon through the development of standard operating procedures for child protection case management. The SOPs are intended to unite judicial and non-judicial aspects in all stages of the child protection system within Lebanon.

Author(s): 
Ministry of Social Affairs, UNICEF, University of Saint Joseph-Lebanese School for Social Work
Year of Publication: 
2015

Zambia National Consultation Accelerating Children Care Reform Report

This report documents the discussion at a meeting held in May 2016 with diverse stakeholders throughout Zambia and highlights key issues that were identified to accelerate care reform in the country. Conclusions and recommendations were agreed around the three main focus areas: evidence building and sharing; capacity strengthening; and strengthening advocacy.

Year of Publication: 
2017

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