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Social Service Workforce Safety and Wellbeing during the COVID-19 Response - Recommended Actions

This document is intended to provide guidance on how to support the social service workforce and empower them to safely serve children, families, and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The De-Institutionalization Debate and Global Priority for Childrens Care

Multiple factors stand behind low global priority for children’s care, including the limited power of affected children and families, the issue’s multi-sectoral nature and competition for attention with other social welfare issues. This paper reviews those issues as it relates to prioritization of...

Child Protection Case Management - COVID19 Decision-Making on Essential Personal Interactions

High risk cases might require home visits or individual follow up in-person and most vulnerable children and families during the outbreak will require social support implying personal interactions. In some cases, it might be possible to do so rremotely, but in other situations, such measures might...

COVID19 Child Protection Case Management Field Guidance

Child Protection Case Management is part of the essential services that cannot be stopped suddenly but that requires gradual adaptation to the new emergency. This document builds on existing response action from several countries and case management task force agencies. It provides guidance to...

Messages for Governments: Coordinating the Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Response

A coordinated approach is critical to ensure a comprehensive multi-sectoral approach that ensures children are protected in all areas of their lives.

COVID-19: Information and Guidance for Social or Community Care & Residential Settings

This document offers guidance and recommendations for care in residential settings, including staff considerations for home visits and other interactions with residents.

Child Protection Case Management Guidance for Remote Phone Follow-up in Covid-19

This document is intended to support case workers through Child Protection (CP) Case Management processes during the COVID-19 outbreak response in Lebanon. CP case management is normally a long-term process which can take several months depending on the unique needs of the child, their coping...

Case Management Guidance for Disease Outbreak – Iraq Child Protection Sub-Cluster Situations where Access to Affected Communities in and outside of Camps is Limited

This guidance provides a short overview of the CP risks associated with disease outbreak. It also provides practical steps and actions for child protection case management actors to follow in order to prepare for the impacts of disease outbreak and the subsequent impact to access to children and...

Child Protection Case Management Guidance during COVID 19 – Somalia

This technical guidance aims to support Child Protection agencies providing case management services in the humanitarian response in Somalia to be prepared and to adapt their interventions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The document outlines five priority areas for case management agencies...

Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations: Key actions for Caring for Volunteers in COVID-19

This guidance note is a quick reference tool for providing effective care and support to volunteers during the different phases of a COVID-19 response. To effectively care for and support volunteers involved in a COVID-19 response, robust volunteer care systems are needed to enhance their safety...

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