This five-day workshop in London provided participants with an opportunity to share experiences in national care reform strategies; learn from leading international experts in care; review and begin adaptation of a self-assessment tool; and participate in M&E capacity building sessions. This report outlines the workshop sessions and provides highlights, key discussion points and action items.
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A standard version of case management methodology for social service workers providing services to families and children in Moldova
Arizona Kinship Support Services implements the Family Group Conference (FGC) model, developed by the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. Listen to this podcast as they detail the rigorous evaluation criteria and what early program indicators are telling the evaluators about the types of families more likely to engage in FGC.
Following the assessment of national alternative care models in both Burundi and Rwanda, a camp-based system was designed to support the influx of vulnerable children without parental care in Mahama camp. A local refugee workforce established and trained to implement community-based child protection programing.
One of the key findings highlights that many individuals call themselves social workers without attaining a social work degree.
The 2017 edition of this report monitors progress toward realizing children’s rights under the Sustainable Development Goals and the importance of nurturing care and inclusive, enabling environments. The publication culminates in a call to action for greater progress.
This code of ethics, developed by the National Association of Social Workers US, is intended to serve as a guide to the everyday professional conduct of social workers.
This analysis of social services partnerships shows that collaborating with community-based organizations is one of the key factors in a project’s long-term success and its capacity to make a difference. This paper highlights the benefits public agencies may see from partnering with family-support organizations and other nonprofit partners.
This tool was developed for organizations and individuals to engage with governments to ensure child rights. It outlines how key child rights commitments can be transformed into actions.
Also available in French: https://destination-unknown.org/wp-content/uploads/working_document_Fr_171106-1.pdf
The development of this course was adapted from the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance guiding principles, functions and competencies for para social workers. The training includes six modules adapted through an in-country participatory process.
The framework seeks to expand and consolidate the progress on vertical transmission by focusing on young women and pediatric treatment.
Learning on how effective social work supervision can strengthen the social service workforce is especially limited in low- and middle-income countries. To address this gap, this paper draws from a global study examining practices and approaches to effectively strengthen the social service workforce.
Les Compréhensions des Experts sur la Supervision comme Mécanisme de Renforcement de la Main-d’Œuvre des Services Sociaux: Les Résultats d’Une Etude Mondiale Delphi
This report reviews the impact of the refugee crisis on local public social services in Europe and what support public social services have received from the state and community.
The National Psychosocial Support (NPSS) Guidelines for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) were created to address areas of improvement identified during the implementation of Minimum Service Standard for Quality Improvement of OVC Programmes.
The report highlights ways to increase the role of fathers within children’s lives. A barrier has been a focus on mothers as primary caregivers. The report highlights the important role child welfare workers can play in strengthening the parenting skills and involvement of fathers.
These new clinical guidelines have been developed to help front-line workers in providing evidence-based, quality, trauma-informed care to survivors.
This report highlights the challenges in attracting and retaining early childhood education professionals in Nevada and makes suggestions for addressing these challenges.
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has published a new report which explores the high level of skills social service workers possess and looks at what skills and developments will they need in the future.
This report shows that community peer-led prevention programs are critical to reduce stigma and discrimination, which is key to the success of both prevention and treatment.
There is a wealth of evidence to show that children affected by HIV and AIDS need integrated, holistic support, which combines biomedical, economic and social interventions. Recommendations are provided for multisectoral collaboration for the best outcomes for children.
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