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Social Work Education and the Practice Environment in Europe and Eurasia

The purpose of this study is to inform stakeholders about the current status of social work in the region, describe the practice environment, identify gaps between what is expected of social workers and the reality, provide examples of best practices, and make recommendations for furthering the...

Reforming Social Welfare

This document presents a new development approach for the Malawi Ministry of Gender, Children and Community Development and a process of organizational change at the highest level to reform social welfare.  

The Munro Review of Child Protection: Final Report

The report provides final recommendations to reform the child protection system in the UK in order to create the conditions that enable professionals to make the best judgments about the help to give to children, young people and families.

Mid Term Review of the National Plan of Action for OVC

This document presents findings of a midterm review of the national Action Plan for OVC (NPA for OVC) in Malawi. The NPA is a five year plan with the goal of building and strengthening family, community and government capacities to scale-up response for the survival, growth, protection and...

Human Resource for Health Strategic Plan 2008-2013

The Strategic Plan, developed by The United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, engaged participation of key Human Resource for Health and Social Welfare stakeholders in addressing the human resource crisis in the health sector. The plan focuses on planning and policy...

Human Capacity within Child Welfare Systems: The Social work workforce in Africa

The purpose of the study is to inform stakeholders about the opportunities for and constraints on building the social work workforce within the child welfare sector in Africa.  

Enhanced Protection for Children Affected by AIDS

This companion paper to The Framework for the Protection, Care and Support of Orphans and Vulnerable Children Living in a World with HIV and AIDS provides additional information and outlines recommended actions for protecting affected children from increased vulnerability, and for reducing their...

Advancing Child-Sensitive Social Protection

The joint statement aims to build greater consensus on the importance of child-sensitive social protection. It lays out the particular vulnerabilities that children and families face, the ways that social protection can impact children even when not focused on them, and outlines principles and...

Adapting a Systems Approach to Child Protection: Key concepts and considerations

This paper addresses the question of what a child protection system is. UNICEF, as part of its process to move to a more systemic approach in its child protection programming, contracted Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, with the American Humane Society, to review academic and professional...

A Human Resources and Capacity Gap Analysis: Improving child welfare services

This document presents an analysis of the human resources capacity of the Namibia Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare

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