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Resource Compendium for Integration of Early Childhood Development into Programs for Children Orphaned or Made Vulnerable by HIV

This compendium includes various tools, visuals, tips and suggestions for how they can be applied through clinical health care, family case management and home visits, early childhood education and parenting programs.

Author(s): 
4Children, Catholic Relief Services
Year of Publication: 
2019

National Referral Protocol on Gender Based Violence

This technical guidance document aims to ensure that all survivors/victims of GBV (Domestic and sexual violence) receive a prompt and comprehensive response from service providers in terms of medical, psychosocial and legal support; and also considering the current reporting mechanisms. This resource includes details on ensuring confidentiality from service providers and holistic care.

Author(s): 
Government of Sierra Leone
Year of Publication: 
2019

Child Neglect in Humanitarian Settings

The document highlights the importance of strengthening protective factors, including the provision of quality social services, to address child neglect.

Author(s): 
The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, Proteknon Consulting Group
Year of Publication: 
2018

Human Services Management Competencies

This document specifies and details competencies with performance indicators necessary to successfully manage human services organizations through the following four domains: Executive Leadership, Resource Management, Strategic Management and Community Collaboration. These domains and the competencies therein are intended to be a framework for describing the skills necessary for the successful management of both public and private human service organizations.

Author(s): 
The Network for Social Work Management
Year of Publication: 
2018

WHO Guideline on Health Policy and System Support to Optimize Community Health Worker Programmes

This resource related to community health worker remuneration, training and education, data collection, certification, career ladder, supervision, offers best practices that can be replicated by social service workers and other community service providers. The data demonstrates that when all of these factors are considered and met, CHWs are best positioned to provide needed community services and improve health outcomes.

Author(s): 
World Health Organization
Year of Publication: 
2018

Where is Developmental Social Work as Social Work Practice Method in Tanzania? The case of Dar es Salaam Region

Developmental social work is a process of planned social change designed to promote the well-being of the population. The main objective of this study was to be realized by: examining social workers knowledge and perceptions towards developmental social work, identifying challenges faced by social workers on the utilization of developmental social work and exploring social workers’ suggestions on improving the utilization of developmental social work.

Author(s): 
William Manyama
Year of Publication: 
2018

What does Effectiveness Mean? A qualitative assessment of two child protection systems

Interviews conducted with child protective services administrators and workers show that they are unaware of empirical evidence to support effectiveness and are unable to determine how to measure effectiveness. This article suggests collecting quality data and partnering with systems, such as healthcare, that have the infrastructure already in place for collection of this data.

Author(s): 
Karen Albright, Laura Schwab Reese, Richard D. Krugman
Year of Publication: 
2019

Identifying and Addressing Risk in the Implementation of Alternative Care Policies in Cambodia

Cambodia is moving forward with family-based alternative care initiatives that build on existing efforts to strengthen the child protection system. This short human rights in action article take a critical approach to the translation of policy to practice, highlighting the importance of collaboration between government and civil society, building workforce capacity and gatekeeping initiatives is discussed as essential to address challenges while strengthening responses to vulnerable children and families.

Author(s): 
Patricia Fronek, Robert Common, Karen Smith Rotabi, Johnny Statham
Year of Publication: 
2019

Resilience-based Approaches for Street-connected Children Exposed to Sexual Abuse and Sexual Exploitation

This report has been written for practitioners, academics, policy-makers and grant-making institutions. The learnings provide useful information for organisations which might be thinking about designing, implementing, funding or evaluating resilience-based work with street-connected children exposed to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.

Author(s): 
Dr. Ruth Edmonds
Year of Publication: 
2018

Anti-Refugee Sentiment without Refugees: Human Rights Violations and Social Work in Post-Socialist Countries of Southeastern Europe in their Social Contexts

In the article, the authors pose a question: to what extent can we speak of social work practice in support of refugees in post-socialist Southeastern Europe given that in the region, which was part of the Balkans Humanitarian Corridor in 2015 and 2016, state-supported social work practice is very limited and very prescriptive at the same time? Among the conclusion, the authors show the importance for social workers achieving an autonomous professional standing and a degree of self-determination.

Author(s): 
Darja Zavirsek, Barbara Rajgelj
Year of Publication: 
2018

Making Social Work Work

This report provides an overview of the role of professional social workers in relation to children without parental care (CWPC). It outlines the approaches to and the functions of social work across resource constrained countries. From this study the report provides a typology of the range of approaches to social work that have been developed and implemented in relation to CWPC and the requirements for each of these.

Author(s): 
Every Child
Year of Publication: 
2012

Supporting Community-Led Child Protection: An online guide and toolkit

Supporting community-led action requires a different skill set than needed for top-down approaches. The tools are designed to help begin the process of acquiring these skills. The Toolkit consists of four sections, for each of the four major skill sets involved: facilitating, training, learning, and management.

Author(s): 
Mike Wessels, Child Resilience Alliance
Year of Publication: 
2019

Trauma Without Borders: The necessity for school-based interventions in treating unaccompanied refugee minors

This article explores migration trauma among Mexican and Central American unaccompanied refugee minors (URM) with the purpose of developing an understanding of migration as a tripartite process consisting of: pre-migration exposure to traumatic stressors, in-journey stressors, and post-migration stressors. Social workers in schools are in unique positions to provide mental health services to URM. A case example illustrating a cultural adaptation of TF-CBT in an urban public high school is included.

Author(s): 
Diana Franco
Year of Publication: 
2018

Children in Immediate Danger: Emergency removals in Finnish and Irish child protection

This paper presents a qualitative analysis of front‐line practices regarding emergency removals in Finnish and Irish child protection. It examines how the responses to children's immediate danger are framed by legislation and how front‐line practitioners assess the child's situation and make emergency placement decisions.

Author(s): 
Tuuli Lamponen, Tarja Pösö, Kenneth Burns
Year of Publication: 
2018

Exploring the Attributes and Practices of Alumni Associations that Advance Social Change

Through a multi-case study, this research explores how three higher education alumni associations organize to influence social change in Georgia, Ghana, and Mongolia. All organizations started as international scholarship program alumni associations, yet findings show they developed into social change organizations over time. In the absence of extensive financial support, these associations sustained their network based on close personal relationships among members. Targeted social issues varied by country, as did relationships with the scholarship funder.

Author(s): 
Anne C. Campbell, Aryn R. Baxter
Year of Publication: 
2018

Family-Centered Casework Practice

A family-centered approach to casework practice involves helping families with children strengthen family functioning and address challenges that may threaten family stability. Focusing on strengths begins with the family assessment and should continue throughout the case planning and management process. A number of resources are available through this website for caseworkers to provide culturally competent services and to improve skills and processes for working with families in a way that identifies and builds upon strengths.

Author(s): 
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Year of Publication: 
2018

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