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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.

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.

Investing in Later Life: A toolkit for social services providing care for older people

This toolkit provides recommendations and examples of innovative practice for senior professionals working in social services providing care for older people.

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.

Determinants of Effective Utilization of Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children by Caregivers in Kenya: A case of Tigania West, Meru County

Study findings from a review of cash transfer programs for orphans and vulnerable children by caregivers in Tigania West SubCounty show gender of the caregiver, the size of the household and the quality and availability of complimentary services were strong determinants in the effective utilization...

Handbook of Attachment-based Interventions

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

Care Reform Workshop Report, September 2017

This five-day workshop in London provided participants with an opportunity to share experiences in national care reform strategies; learn from leading international experts in care; review and begin adaptation of a self-assessment tool; and participate in M&E capacity building sessions. This...

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...