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2017 State Roundtable Report - Caseworker Retention Group

A work group of 28 professionals representing several agencies and government groups met to discuss caseworker retention factors in Pennsylvania.

Intention to Leave the Profession: Welfare Social Workers Compared to Health Care and Community Social Workers in Israel

This study aimed to compare specific work related-factors (personal factor: length of work experience; structural factors: personal subjection to violence and fear of being subjected to violence; and psychological factors: professional quality of life—compassion satisfaction, burnout, and...

Supporting Successful Reunifications

Caseworkers should give careful consideration to assessing families’ capacity for keeping children safe and their readiness to reunify as well as to planning for postreunificationservices and contingencies in the event of future safety concerns. Child welfare agencies may find it challenging to...

Practitioner Expertise to Optimize Community Health Systems

To harness the potential of community health workers (CHWs) to extend health services to poor and marginalized populations integration into well-designed and adequately funded health systems is vital.

Promoting Protective Factors for Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: A guide for practitioners

This factsheet presents information from a review of current research linking protective factors to well-being for children exposed to domestic violence.

Family Case Management: Family-centered care training for care-providers of children and families living with and affected by HIV

This six-day training is intended for case managers/community health volunteers/field supervisors who help households affected by HIV in India.

Family Case Management: A handbook for family case managers

This handbook is designed for the outreach workers involved in HIV care and support program in India. It details out the roles and responsibilities of Family Case Managers in addressing the wide array of health, psychosocial, nutrition, food security and education needs of the vulnerable children...

A Handbook for Case Management in Child Protection: A resource guide for multi-sectoral case management agencies in Uganda

The aim of the Handbook is to help to standardize practice in child protection case management in Uganda. It takes the practitioners through various stages of case management from case identification to case closure.

Child Protection Case Management Training Manual

This five-day child protection case management training manual was developed to meet the needs of community child protection workers and other social workers working in tandem with the justice, health and law enforcement systems in Malawi.

Assessment Tool for Children in Alternative Care - Assessment and Training Guide

The tool provides guidance on assessing children in alternative care in South Africa, taking into account the child’s well-being and developmental strengths and needs.

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