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Community-based Alternative Care as a Strategy for Protecting Burundian Refugee Girls and Boys: A case study from Mahama camp, Rwanda

Following the assessment of national alternative care models in both Burundi and Rwanda, a camp-based system was designed to support the influx of vulnerable children without parental care in Mahama camp. A local refugee workforce established and trained to implement community-based child...

Profile of the Social Work Workforce

One of the key findings highlights that many individuals call themselves social workers without attaining a social work degree.

South African Child Gauge 2017

The 2017 edition of this report monitors progress toward realizing children’s rights under the Sustainable Development Goals and the importance of nurturing care and inclusive, enabling environments. The publication culminates in a call to action for greater progress.

NASW Code of Ethics

This code of ethics, developed by the National Association of Social Workers US, is intended to serve as a guide to the everyday professional conduct of social workers.

Public Agencies Don’t Need to Do It Alone: Eight reasons to use a partnership when providing support services to adoptive, foster and kinship care families

This analysis of social services partnerships shows that collaborating with community-based organizations is one of the key factors in a project’s long-term success and its capacity to make a difference. This paper highlights the benefits public agencies may see from partnering with family-support...

Child Rights in the Global Compacts

This tool was developed for organizations and individuals to engage with governments to ensure child rights. It outlines how key child rights commitments can be transformed into actions. Also available in French: http://destination-unknown.org/wp-content/uploads/working_document_Fr_171106-1.pdf

DRC National Training Curriculum for Para-Social Workers Working with Vulnerable Children

The development of this course was adapted from the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance guiding principles, functions and competencies for para social workers. The training includes six modules adapted through an in-country participatory process.

Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free

The framework seeks to expand and consolidate the progress on vertical transmission by focusing on young women and pediatric treatment.

Expert Understandings of Supervision as a Means to Strengthen the Social Service Workforce: Results from a global Delphi study

Learning on how effective social work supervision can strengthen the social service workforce is especially limited in low- and middle-income countries. To address this gap, this paper draws from a global study examining practices and approaches to effectively strengthen the social service...

National Psychosocial Support Guidelines for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Kenya

The National Psychosocial Support (NPSS) Guidelines for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) were created to address areas of improvement identified during the implementation of Minimum Service Standard for Quality Improvement of OVC Programmes.

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