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A Changing Child Welfare Workforce: What characteristics are valued in child welfare?

Although the child welfare workforce in Ontario attended to an estimated 125,281 child maltreatment investigations in 2013, little is known about the skills, education, and experiences of these investigating workers. This study examined data from five cycles over twenty years of Ontario Incidence...

Measuring Impact Through a Child Protection Index: Time 1 & Time 2 Studies Kiryandongo and Adjumani refugee settlements, Uganda

Research conducted in two refugee settlements in Uganda is presented through a comparison of child protection system strength and child protection outcomes over a two-year period. The report also presents key lessons in methodology and the child protection situation for adolescent refugees.

Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development Third Report: Promoting community and environmental sustainability

This is the third of a series of four reports on The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development. It presents the findings of five Regional Observatories that have examined social work and social development practice related to the third pillar of The Global Agenda. These observations are...

First Nations Parenting and Child Reunification: Identifying strengths, barriers, and community needs within the child welfare system

First Nations communities are seeking to improve current service delivery models and create alternative evidence‐based strategies. A First Nations child welfare organization has prioritized further understanding of reunification and parenting, including identification of successes and barriers to...

Guidance Note: Psychosocial Support- Facilitating Psychosocial Wellbeing and Social and Emotional Learning

Children and youth in crisis situations face a plethora of risks and vulnerabilities. Well-designed and appropriate PSS can enhance resilience processes and mitigate the vulnerabilities children and youth face. This INEE Guidance Note encourages more intentional and consistent implementation of...

2018 Prevention Resource Guide - Keeping Children Safe and Families Strong in Supportive Communities

The Resource Guide was created primarily to support community-based child abuse prevention professionals who work to prevent child maltreatment and promote well-being. The guide includes detailed information about six protective factors for preventing child maltreatment and tips and examples for...

Child Protection Resource Pack: How to plan, monitor and evaluate child protection programmes

The purpose of this resource pack is to strengthen the evidence base of child protection through clear and practical guidance for improved planning and M&E practices and documentation of good practices and lessons learned, in line with the main approaches in UNICEF’s Child Protection Strategy (...

The Lost Ones - Emergency care and family tracing for separated children from birth to five years

This guide describes how to care for the youngest children who are separated from their families in emergencies. This working guide also provides information on how parents and humanitarian workers can prevent children from becoming separated during emergencies in the first place. In the event of...

HIV and Caregiver Common Mental Disorder: Synergistic Impacts on Child Development and Entry Points for Interventions

This reviews published literature on the mental health status of mothers living with HIV (MLH) and how this affects their children. It offers several recommends for integrating mental health services into delivery of other health and HIV services, including home visiting programs, collaboration...

Family Care for Children with Disabilities: Practical guidance for frontline workers in LMICs

This resource was written particularly for those who have little or no experience working with children with disabilities.

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