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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.  

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...

Child and Youth Care Workers in South Africa Technical Brief

The purpose of this technical brief is to describe the process behind the scale-up of community-based child and youth care workers, including the rationale for its expansion; the proposed regulations for ensuring an educated, trained and qualified CYCW workforce; the plans for supporting this cadre...

National Association of Child Care Workers, Case Study: Care for caregivers

This case study describes a psychosocial support model for Child and Youth Care Workers serving Orphans and Vulnerable Children in South Africa.

The Thogomelo Project - Consolidated Report of the Rapid Assessment Phase

This document provides an overview of the Rapid Assessment Phases of the Thogomelo project to protect and care for vulnerable children in South Africa by increasing the knowledge, abilities and psychosocial wellbeing of those responsible for them.  

The Thogomelo Project - Case Study of Good Practice

This case study describes the design of an accredited curriculum to meet the psychosocial needs of community caregivers supporting vulnerable children.

Evaluation Report of the REPSSI Certificate Programme

This report provides insight into how the REPSSI Certificate Programme built the capacity of carers of vulnerable children in the eight countries and the factors that have to be in place to deliver certificate progams that are high quality learning opportunities.  

Namibia: Strategic HR Planning Work Plan

This plan describes short-, mid-, and long-term solutions to address human resource needs and management processes.  

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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