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Para Social Worker Training Manual & Curricula: Partnering to strengthen the capacity of community-based caregivers to support OVC

The Tanzania Para Social Work Program represents a comprehensive workforce development model to strengthen the social welfare system in low-resource countries.

The Thogomelo Project - Factsheet

This Factsheet provides an overview of the Thogomelo Project in South Africa.

The Tanzania National Plan of Action for Most Vulnerable Children: A human capacity needs assessment

This report provides an assessment of the human capacity and other needs that will be required to implement the Tanzanian National Plan of Action for Most Vulnerable Children, including an assessment of village-level most vulnerable children committee (MVCCs).  

Social Work Education and the Practice Environment in Europe and Eurasia

The purpose of this study is to inform stakeholders about the current status of social work in the region, describe the practice environment, identify gaps between what is expected of social workers and the reality, provide examples of best practices, and make recommendations for furthering the...

Human Resources Development Planning Guide - Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children Service Delivery in Uganda

This guide provides an outline for systematic human resources development planning of staff managing and implementing the OVC program at national and local government levels.  

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.  

Community Care Worker Management Policy Framework

This draft policy framework is intended to provide an effective and efficient occupational workforce to support a comprehensive multidisciplinary health care service; strengthen partnerships between government, civil society and communities to consolidate, manage and focus the services offered by...

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.  

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