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Isibindi's Family Strengthening Approach

Following a 2016 qualitiative study in three cities on the family strengthening approach of the Isibindi program, this brief was created to provide an overview of the program and its results.

Measuring the Strength of National Social Service Systems for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

This framework and additional tools aim to fill part of the gap that exists in demonstrating the impact that system strengthening has on children’s outcomes, by providing indicators and guidance for measuring system performance. The framework is intended to support governments as well as PEPFAR...

Case Management in Child and Family Support Center (PDAK)

THis resource book aims to introduce the PDAK Child and Family Support Center as a childcare paradigm shift from institutionalization toward family-based and alternative care. It focuses on the strengthen of professional social workers in providing social services with the best interests of...

Supervision Guideline

Developed and tested through workshops by Save the Children, this tool is for social workers who work with children and families through family support centers. It provides a definition, standards and quality of practice related to supervision.

Approaches of the Leo Toto and APHIAplus Nuru Ya Bonde Programs in Kenya

4Children documented efforts by OVC programs to link children to testing and treatment. This report is a case study on improving HIV testing and services for OVC in Kenya.

Workforce Resource

This resource is a one-page summary of a 10-year study examining the personal and organizational factors that affect retention of child welfare caseworkers. It also offers solutions for a more stable workforce.

Singing to the Lions: A facilitator's guide to overcoming fear and violence in our lives

This guide aims to help facilitators to work with children and youth through a six-course module to develop the skills and resilience to respond effectively to fear and violence in their lives.

Let Me Be Me! Better care for LGBTI* children

The intent of this working paper is to improve practice in the area of LGBTI* children in care. This paper contains three sections that cover research and tools; interviews; and practice examples.

Residential Child and Youth Care in a Developing World: European Perspectives

Five emergent themes about residential child and youth care in Europe are highlighted in this report.

Be the Change: 10 standards for care leavers

In August 2016, the project of International Youth Exchange "Be the Change" gathered 53 young adult care leavers ages 18-25 from 15 countries to develop standards for care leavers. This document is the original product of their work to establish 10 standards for care.

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