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Monitoring and evaluation

Adapting to Learn, Learning to Adapt - Overview of and considerations for child protection systems strengthening in emergencies

Drawing from extensive prior research, this document highlights key considerations that child protection humanitarian actors should take into account if they intend for their efforts to strengthen family-, community-, and national-level child protection systems.

Promoting Uptake of Child HIV Testing: An evaluation of the role of a home visiting program for orphans and vulnerable children in South Africa

Significant shortfalls in HIV counseling and testing (HCT) exist among orphans and others at disproportionate risk of infection. This study reviews how home visits by para professional community-based care workers to orphaned and vulnerable children in South Africa increased children’s uptake of...

Case Management Practice Within Save the Children Child Protection Programmes

The purpose of this study is to look at the level of understanding and practice of case management within Save the Children’s child protection programmes.

Good Practices from Positive Discipline and Family Strengthening Interventions

This document highlights examples of good practices in parenting and family strengthening interventions based on evaluations of programs and initiatives throughout Africa.

Guidelines on Childrens Reintegration

These guidelines are based on the understanding that a child's reintegration requires much more than simply returning a child to their family of origin or placing them within their kinship network. Reintegration is a process that a formerly separated child and their family go through over an...

Implementing Evidence-based Practice in Treatment Foster Care: A resource guide

This guide is a partial response to the needs of Foster Family-based Treatment Association  member agencies by summarizing a systematic review of the evidence base of practices relevant to providers of Treatment Foster Care. There are a number of sources that list mental health treatments that have...

Improving Health and Social Outcomes for Children through the Use of a Community Caregiver Service Provision Model in Cote d’Ivoire

This study examined the impact of community caregivers (CC) on orphan and vulnerable children affected by HIV in Côte d’Ivoire. Study finding show that CCs have a significant impact on OVC lives, improving both social and clinical outcomes. OVC working with a CC had greater access to care than...

Safe Healing and Learning Spaces Toolkit

This multi-part toolkit is culturally and contextually adaptable for the need following disasters and crisis, providing short-term child protection interventions to allow students to safely heal and learn.

Combination Social Protection for Reducing HIV-Risk Behavior Among Adolescents in South Africa

Social protection (ie, cash transfers, free schools, parental support) has potential for adolescent HIV prevention. In real world, high-epidemic conditions, “combination social protection,” shows strong HIV prevention effects for adolescents and may maximize prevention efforts. This paper aims to...

How Data Protects At-Risk Children: Analytics for child well-being

This document presents the potential benefits of greater use of data – and how public and private child welfare agencies can establish a culture that not only encourages but requires data-driven management techniques.

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