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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...

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...

HIV Prevention 2020 Road Map

This report shows that community peer-led prevention programs are critical to reduce stigma and discrimination, which is key to the success of both prevention and treatment.

A Familiar Face: Violence in the lives of children and adolescents

The report shows the magnitude of violence against children and calls on national governments to take action to eliminate all forms of violence. In order to implement these plans and policies, the report calls for functioning social service systems with well trained social service workers.

Child Protection Social Work Workforce in Georgia and Countries of CEE/CIS Region

Social work is a relatively new profession within the region. A review of the social service workforce in 21 countries illustrates the diversity of the social work workforce framework and its composition, recognizing a variety of functions, levels of education and regulation in both governmental...

Investing in the Social Service Workforce

Findings of a study on how local public social services are planning, managing and training the social services workforce.

Measuring the Strength of National Social Service Systems for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

This framework and additional tools aim to fill part of the gap that exists in demonstrating the impact that system strengthening has on children’s outcomes, by providing indicators and guidance for measuring system performance. The framework is intended to support governments as well as PEPFAR...

Working for Health and Economic Growth: Investing in the health workforce

People need better access to safe, quality health care, as well as long-term employment. The social and health sectors will have to play a greater role in our economies, and we will need collectively to increase health employment. Investing in health workers is one part of the broader objective of...

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...

Global Advocacy Toolkit for the Social Service Workforce

The Global Advocacy Toolkit provides advocates with a common set of tools and messages to bring about greater political and programmatic priority for strengthening the social service workforce.

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