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Social Service Systems for Vulnerable Children and Families in Low- and Middle-income Countries: Establishing definitions and key components

This study reviewed existing literature on the definitions and components of social service systems and provides an analysis of data from key informants in the field of global social welfare. It includes interviews with the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance.

Case Management and Supervision Package

This is a compilation of resources and new evidence for case management and supervision of humanitarian workers in responding to child protection situations.

Let Children be Children: Lessons from the Field on the Protection and Integration of Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe

Learnings from 16 case studies from 12 countries are intended to inform and promote a stronger rights-based approach in practice and advise policy-makers on investments needed.

Handbook of Attachment-based Interventions

This handbook designed for practitioners showcases science-based interventions that have been demonstrated effective in promoting attachment security.

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

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