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Scotland Workforce Skills Report 2016-2017

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has published a new report which explores the high level of skills social service workers possess and looks at what skills and developments will they need in the future.

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.

Building Whole Child Resilience: Working together to enable children affected by HIV and AIDS to survive and thrive

There is a wealth of evidence to show that children affected by HIV and AIDS need integrated, holistic support, which combines biomedical, economic and social interventions. Recommendations are provided for multisectoral collaboration for the best outcomes for children.

Summary of Key Approaches on Improving HIV Testing and Services for Children Orphaned or Made Vulnerable by HIV

Programs for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), through their community presence and unique relationships with caregivers and children, are especially well placed to promote and facilitate the entire HIV care and treatment cascade over time with age-appropriate information and approaches. This...

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.

Cash Plus in Practice - Integrating nutrition and access to services in the PSNP in Ethiopia

The pilot of this cash plus program tested a model of case management and integrated package of nutrition-sensitive interventions delivered by social workers.

Violence Against Children in All Care Settings: Africa Expert Consultation

A consultative meeting was held to discuss regional and national initiatives underway and opportunities for building on momentum to ensure better care for children at risk of or requiring alternative care. This report highlights those discussions and findings.

Child and Youth-Centered Accountability: A guide for involving young people in monitoring and evaluating child protection systems

This Guide offers five key reasons for including youth within monitoring and evaluation and is intended to be used by those working within child protection systems.

Transition Programming for Sustainable Livelihoods Beyond Institutional Care in Zimbabwe: Service Providers' Perspectives

This article explores the perspectives and programme needs of transition service providers (institutions and the government) in preparing and supporting adolescent girls leaving institutional care in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Capacity Building of Community-Based Child Care Workers Training Manual for Para Social Workers

This second edition of this training manual aims to build the capacity of para social workers in Uganda through a seven-step evidence-based management model.