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Social Service Systems for Vulnerable Children and Families in Low- and Middle-income Countries: Establishing definitions and key components

This study reviewed existing literature on the definitions and components of social service systems and provides an analysis of data from key informants in the field of global social welfare. It includes interviews with the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance.

Author(s): 
Thomas M. Crea, Andrew D. Reynolds, Kelley McCreery Bunkers, Caroline M. Bishop
Year of Publication: 
2017

Determinants of Effective Utilization of Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children by Caregivers in Kenya: A case of Tigania West, Meru County

Study findings from a review of cash transfer programs for orphans and vulnerable children by caregivers in Tigania West SubCounty show gender of the caregiver, the size of the household and the quality and availability of complimentary services were strong determinants in the effective utilization of the cash transfer.

Author(s): 
Stephen Njenga Mwangi & Dr. Anne Ndiritu, International Academic Journal of Information Sciences and Project Management
Year of Publication: 
2017

Care Reform Workshop Report, September 2017

This five-day workshop in London provided participants with an opportunity to share experiences in national care reform strategies; learn from leading international experts in care; review and begin adaptation of a self-assessment tool; and participate in M&E capacity building sessions. This report outlines the workshop sessions and provides highlights, key discussion points and action items.

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

Family Group Decision-Making: Implementing the Family Group Conference

Arizona Kinship Support Services implements the Family Group Conference (FGC) model, developed by the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. Listen to this podcast as they detail the rigorous evaluation criteria and what early program indicators are telling the evaluators about the types of families more likely to engage in FGC.

Author(s): 
Julie Treinen, Michele Schmidt
Year of Publication: 
2013

Community-based Alternative Care as a Strategy for Protecting Burundian Refugee Girls and Boys: A case study from Mahama camp, Rwanda

Following the assessment of national alternative care models in both Burundi and Rwanda, a camp-based system was designed to support the influx of vulnerable children without parental care in Mahama camp. A local refugee workforce established and trained to implement community-based child protection programing.

Author(s): 
Plan International
Year of Publication: 
2017

South African Child Gauge 2017

The 2017 edition of this report monitors progress toward realizing children’s rights under the Sustainable Development Goals and the importance of nurturing care and inclusive, enabling environments. The publication culminates in a call to action for greater progress.

Author(s): 
Lucy Jamieson, Lizette Berry & Lori Lake
Year of Publication: 
2017

Public Agencies Don’t Need to Do It Alone: Eight reasons to use a partnership when providing support services to adoptive, foster and kinship care families

This analysis of social services partnerships shows that collaborating with community-based organizations is one of the key factors in a project’s long-term success and its capacity to make a difference. This paper highlights the benefits public agencies may see from partnering with family-support organizations and other nonprofit partners.

Author(s): 
AdoptUSKids
Year of Publication: 
2016

DRC National Training Curriculum for Para-Social Workers Working with Vulnerable Children

The development of this course was adapted from the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance guiding principles, functions and competencies for para social workers. The training includes six modules adapted through an in-country participatory process.

Author(s): 
4Children, Catholic Relief Services
Year of Publication: 
2017

Expert Understandings of Supervision as a Means to Strengthen the Social Service Workforce: Results from a global Delphi study

Learning on how effective social work supervision can strengthen the social service workforce is especially limited in low- and middle-income countries. To address this gap, this paper draws from a global study examining practices and approaches to effectively strengthen the social service workforce.

Les Compréhensions des Experts sur la Supervision comme Mécanisme de Renforcement de la Main-d’Œuvre des Services Sociaux: Les Résultats d’Une Etude Mondiale Delphi

Author(s): 
Bree Akerson, Mark Canavera
Year of Publication: 
2017

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