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Understanding Victim Resistance: Experiences of Service Providers Working with Victims of Child Trafficking

Service providers experience victim resistance as a significant barrier to the successful provision of services. Complex trauma from abuse in both trafficking situations and family of origin, plays a significant role in victim resistance. These results discuss the need for continue dialogue and...

Engaging Parents: Innovative Approaches in Child Welfare

Innovative approaches that mitigate the obstacles to engaging parents in child welfare are reviewed in this report and include recommendations on the role of the child welfare worker.

Child Protection in Emergencies Capacity Building Mapping & Market Analysis

This report reviews the current capacity and gaps, training and demand for child protection services in times of emergencies as well as makes recommendations for bettering preparing the workforce who provides these services.

Evaluating the Target Effectiveness of Social Transfers: A Literature Review

This report is a review of the literature on social transfer programs, including their cost effectiveness of administering through community-based approaches involving the social service workforce and others working in child protection.

Workforce Development Framework

This framework is intended to increase understanding and use of promising and best practices for developing the workforce and contributing to the work environment.

Situation Analysis of Vulnerable Children in Uganda

This report reviews Uganda's progress toward its national response for OVC and makes recommendations for actions to increase progress.

2nd Annual Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Symposium Summary

The 2nd Annual Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Symposium was held on June 10, 2015. A total of 365 people from 20 countries participated by joining the event. The Symposium provided a forum for experts from around the world to discuss efforts to strengthen the social service workforce and...

USAID/ DCOF – Three Country Child Care Reform Exchange Workshop Report

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Displaced Children and Orphans Fund (DCOF) supported a sub-regional workshop held in Kigali March 23-26, 2015 to provide structured opportunities for technical exchange on care reform, approaches, methods, and tools.

Bottom-up Approaches to Strengthening Child Protection Systems: Placing children, families, and communities at the center

Efforts to strengthen national child protection systems have frequently taken a top-down approach of imposing formal, government-managed services. Such expert-driven approaches are often characterized by low use of formal services and the misalignment of the nonformal and formal aspects of the...

Survey Tools for OVC Programs

New indicators and tools developed by MEASURE Evaluation enable program designers and administrators to standardize data collection through answering questions fundamental to the planning and evaluation of OVC programs worldwide. Materials have been packaged into a toolkit. Materials are also...

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