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Child Protection Case Management Operations Manual

This Manual includes background information, standard operating procedures with documentation tools and job aids on case management. It aims to support social workers from the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare in Namibia in their daily work to effectively support vulnerable children and...

Social Work Case Management Training of Trainers Workshop

Training of Trainers workshop slides aim at familiarizing the audience with the strengthened Namibia Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare case management system. Slides should be used in combination with the Operations Manual and Training Facilitator’s Guide developed by the Ministry of...

Case Management Training Facilitator Guide

This document is a guide to all trainers who will be training social workers on the use of the Case Management Operations Manual developed by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare of Namibia.

Integrating Case Management for Vulnerable Children - A process guide for assessing and developing an integrated case management system in Eastern and Southern Africa

This tool is a process guide for assessing and developing an integrated case management system in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Standards for Foster Care Services in Namibia

The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare has developed these standards through focus group discussions with providers and recipients of services in order to improve foster care services within the country.

Resourcing Resilience: The case for social protection for adherence and HIV-related outcomes in children and adolescents in Eastern and Southern Africa

This powerful call to action summarizes and references strong evidence that early childhood is the basis of the future for individuals and for national development. The paper calls investors to recognize the multi-dimensionality of children’s wellbeing by funding holistic packages for young...

Review of Legislation and Policies that Support the Social Service Workforce in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This report from the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance offers a snapshot of social service workforce-supportive policies and legislation in selected countries and provides examples of aspects of legislation that feature the workforce.

Who Cares for Children? A Descriptive Study of Care-Related Data Available Through Global Household Surveys and How These Could Be Better Mined to Inform Policies and Services to Strengthen Family Care

This paper argues that better use and mining of existing national household surveys has great potential to inform child protection policy and programming, resulting in increased awareness of this information among child protection practitioners.

Promoting Social Development: Building a professional social work association in Namibia

Namibia's government has established a social welfare system with a social development emphasis. This study examines the role of the National Association of Social Workers in promoting social development and cohesion among social workers in Namibia.

Monitoring HIV and AIDS Related Policy Reforms: A road map to strengthen policy monitoring and implementation in PEPFAR partner countries

Countries with high HIV burden often have low policy development, advocacy, and monitoring capacity. This manuscript describes the increased focus on policy development and implementation by the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

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