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2017 State Roundtable Report - Caseworker Retention Group

A work group of 28 professionals representing several agencies and government groups met to discuss caseworker retention factors in Pennsylvania.

A Quantitative Evaluation of the Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Prevention Services (MAPS) Program to Protect Children and Strengthen Families

This article presents the results from an evaluation of a state-funded, prevention-based, pilot program called the Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Prevention Services that was designed to reduce the potential for child abuse and neglect.

Intention to Leave the Profession: Welfare Social Workers Compared to Health Care and Community Social Workers in Israel

This study aimed to compare specific work related-factors (personal factor: length of work experience; structural factors: personal subjection to violence and fear of being subjected to violence; and psychological factors: professional quality of life—compassion satisfaction, burnout, and...

Supporting Successful Reunifications

Caseworkers should give careful consideration to assessing families’ capacity for keeping children safe and their readiness to reunify as well as to planning for postreunificationservices and contingencies in the event of future safety concerns. Child welfare agencies may find it challenging to...

Practitioner Expertise to Optimize Community Health Systems

To harness the potential of community health workers (CHWs) to extend health services to poor and marginalized populations integration into well-designed and adequately funded health systems is vital.

Family Case Management: A handbook for family case managers

This handbook is designed for the outreach workers involved in HIV care and support program in India. It details out the roles and responsibilities of Family Case Managers in addressing the wide array of health, psychosocial, nutrition, food security and education needs of the vulnerable children...

Assessment Tool for Children in Alternative Care - Assessment and Training Guide

The tool provides guidance on assessing children in alternative care in South Africa, taking into account the child’s well-being and developmental strengths and needs.

Workforce Profiles in Systems of Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe

This publication is a compilation of profiles of individuals from 30 countries who are working within early childhood education.

Compendium of Resources – A supporting document to UNICEF’s operational guidance: Community based child protection

This toolkit provides links to resources on community based child protection.

Case Management and Supervision Package

This is a compilation of resources and new evidence for case management and supervision of humanitarian workers in responding to child protection situations.

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