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Safe Healing and Learning Spaces Toolkit

This multi-part toolkit is culturally and contextually adaptable for the need following disasters and crisis, providing short-term child protection interventions to allow students to safely heal and learn.

Combination Social Protection for Reducing HIV-Risk Behavior Among Adolescents in South Africa

Social protection (ie, cash transfers, free schools, parental support) has potential for adolescent HIV prevention. In real world, high-epidemic conditions, “combination social protection,” shows strong HIV prevention effects for adolescents and may maximize prevention efforts. This paper aims to...

How Data Protects At-Risk Children: Analytics for child well-being

This document presents the potential benefits of greater use of data – and how public and private child welfare agencies can establish a culture that not only encourages but requires data-driven management techniques.

The Unsolved Challenge of System Reform: The condition of the frontline human services workforce

A in-depth exploration of job conditions on the frontlines for workers in the following sectors: child welfare, child care, juvenile justice, youth services, and employment and training, raises eight key factors that pose the greatest challenge to these workers.

Children with Traumatic Separation: Information for Professionals

Children may develop posttraumatic responses when separated from their caregiver. Professionals must recognize, assess and address in treatment both the circumstances under which the separation occurred and the underlying cause of the separation, which they identify as traumatic. This resource...

Refugee and Migrant Crisis Child Protection Response

This resource from ChildHub aims to help build the capacity of those responding to the refugee and migrant crisis by addressing child protection concerns within the unique settings of the largely transit countries.

The Impact of the Isibindi Programme on Vulnerable Youth: Evaluation Report

In 2009, there were an estimated of 1.9 million children under the age of 17 in South Africa who were orphans due to HIV/AIDS. "ISIBINDI: Creating Circles of Care" is a community-based care and protection intervention for vulnerable children and young people that was developed by National...

Orphanage Caregivers' Perceptions of Children's Emotional Needs

This study explores Ghanaian institutional caregivers' views of children's emotional and relational needs with the aim of understanding these caregivers' capacities to provide effective care for orphans. 

Cadre Commun des Compétences des Para Professionnels

Fonctions et compétences pour les travailleurs sociaux para professionnels.

Cash for Care: Making Social Protection Work for Children Care and Well-being

In order for cash transfers to improve care, social service workers must not be over-burdened with excessive administration of grants and they must promote meaningful links between social and child protection systems.

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