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Family Engagement: Partnering with Families to Improve Child Welfare Outcomes

Effective family engagement occurs when child welfare practitioners actively collaborate and partner with family members throughout their involvement with the child welfare system, recognizing them as the experts on their respective situations and empowering them in the process.

Where Its Needed Most: Quality Professional Development for All Teachers

As teachers play a critical role in shaping the future of their students, their role should not be an afterthought but should be an integral plart of the prepardness and planning phase for education in emergencies. Experts from the around provided input and recommendations for teaching standards in...

Comprehensive Report and Summary on the Review of the White Paper for Social Welfare 1997

This report is a review of the White Paper for Social Welfare 1997, enacted by the Dept. of Social Development 19 years ago. It contains key observations and proposals in order to provide input to the government concerning updates to the bill in areas affecting the social service profession and...

Protecting Cambodian Children? The role of Commune Committees for Women and Children and informal community-based child protection mechanisms in Cambodia

Using largely qualitative methods, this review of Commune Committees for Women and Children in Cambodia shows an expanding range of services being provided to children with some success, but lack of resources and technical capacity negatively impacted their success.

Beyond Survival: The case for investing in young children globally

Coordinated, evidence-based investments must be made across sectors to ensure that children not only survive but also thrive. This paper is a call to action and aims to close the gap between what is known and what is done to support the development of children globally.

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.

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.

Case Management Toolkit: A user's guide for strengthening case management services in child welfare

The use of quality case management practices has been demonstrated to improve decision-making and service delivery in child welfare practice that reduces family separation (UNICEF, 2010a). A tool for measuring current case management practices against indicators of good case management practices is...

Child Protection Case Management Framework

This framework has been developed with the aim of providing standard procedures, assessment and planning tools, and guidance in the delivery of case management services. As Malawi moves forward to build a holistic child protection system, case management will serve as a core anchor and a mobilizing...

Altruistic Exploitation: Orphan Tourism and Global Social Work

Based on an exhaustive review of the global literature and utilizing an innovative theoretical framework of 'altruistic exploitation', the authors explore the ironic juxtaposition of benefits and harms associated with orphan tourism to the various stakeholders. Volunteers are often exploited in...

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