In this third annual report, the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance highlights the many ways that the social service workforce positively impacts the lives of children and families affected by violence.
This systematic review examines the comparative effectiveness of foster and kinship care interventions by exploring their potential to benefit child and carer well-being, particularly focusing on child behaviour problems and relational functioning.
This article presents the results from an evaluation of a state-funded, prevention-based, pilot program called the Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Prevention Services that was designed to reduce the potential for child abuse and neglect.
This toolkit contains tips, recommended practices and resources for academics and decision-makers in child protection who are interested in conducting national or regional surveillance of agency response to child maltreatment and child maltreatment incidence through the collection of administrative...
A total of 75% of the world's children have experienced some form of violence. This report makes recommendations for addressing the issue through local action to promote child rights and prevent violence.
This paper examines perceptions of time and institutional support for decision making and staff confidence in the ultimate decisions made within four countries. The study identifies a high degree of work pressure across all the countries, lines of predominantly vertical institutional support and...
A summary of numerous studies and literature across the United States, the report shares the factors that impact readiness and retention levels of new child welfare social workers. Strategies for selective screening and hiring of the most qualified child welfare workers are outlined in the report.