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Family Group Decision-Making: Parent Advocates in New York City

This podcast showcases how parent advocates, who have past experience with the child welfare system, are using their knowledge to help support families within Family Group Decision-Making (FGDM). Listeners will learn how New York City's Enhanced Family Conferencing Initiative (EFCI) expands the...

Intention to Leave the Profession: Welfare Social Workers Compared to Health Care and Community Social Workers in Israel

This study aimed to compare specific work related-factors (personal factor: length of work experience; structural factors: personal subjection to violence and fear of being subjected to violence; and psychological factors: professional quality of life—compassion satisfaction, burnout, and...

Supporting Successful Reunifications

Caseworkers should give careful consideration to assessing families’ capacity for keeping children safe and their readiness to reunify as well as to planning for postreunificationservices and contingencies in the event of future safety concerns. Child welfare agencies may find it challenging to...

School Social Workers' Perceptions of Cyberbullying

Survey responses from elementary, middle and high school social workers show that while they believe cyberbulling can cause psychological harm, including suicide, and should be addressed, most said they do not feel equipped to do so.

Practitioner Expertise to Optimize Community Health Systems

To harness the potential of community health workers (CHWs) to extend health services to poor and marginalized populations integration into well-designed and adequately funded health systems is vital.

6 Policies to Support the Early Childhood Workforce

Six policies are suggested to be incorporated into federal reform for early childhood care and education with the goal of promoting a professional early childhood workforce.

Workforce Profiles in Systems of Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe

This publication is a compilation of profiles of individuals from 30 countries who are working within early childhood education.

Field Handbook on Unaccompanied and Separated Children

This Field Handbook provides up-to-date and detailed operational guidance for all actors concerned with the welfare and protection of unaccompanied and separated children.

Survey on the Situation of Siblings in the Child Care System in Romania

This report provides data and background on challenges of placing siblings together in foster families. The aim of this survey is to help prepare a national institutional framework, to support the general directorates for social assistance and child protection and non-governmental organizations in...

Compendium of Resources – A supporting document to UNICEF’s operational guidance: Community based child protection

This toolkit provides links to resources on community based child protection.

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