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Program Components of Psychosocial Interventions in Foster and Kinship Care: A Systematic Review

This systematic review examines the comparative effectiveness of foster and kinship care interventions by exploring their potential to benefit child and carer well-being, particularly focusing on child behaviour problems and relational functioning.

Shock-Responsive Social Protection Systems Research

This synthesis report highlights the key ways in which social protection systems may contribute to mitigate the effect of, or respond to, large-scale shocks.

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.

Family Group Decision-Making: Parent Advocates in New York City

This podcast showcases how parent advocates, who have past experience with the child welfare system, are using their knowledge to help support families within Family Group Decision-Making (FGDM). Listeners will learn how New York City's Enhanced Family Conferencing Initiative (EFCI) expands the...

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...

Health Systems Strengthening – M&E and Learning

This package of health systems strengthening (HSS) resources provides advice and direction on how to set up monitoring, evaluation, and learning processes. These processes track progress in HSS, generate evidence of the effectiveness of HSS interventions, and use that evidence for continuous...

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.

A Common Assessment Form: A guide to assessment and interdisciplinary case management for providing help to children and families at risk or in a difficult situation

This document is a guide to assessment and interdisciplinary case management for providing help to children and families at risk or in a difficult situation in Russia. The document outlines the basics of interdisplinary case management; the aims, principles and parameters of assessing the needs of...

Good Practices in Case Management - How your OVC program can be ready for a site improvement monitoring system (SIMS) assessment

This document includes a variety of tools, forms and other resources used in the Site Improvement Monitoring System (SIMS) toward strengthening the quality of services delivered to people affected by HIV.

Child Protection Case Management Operations Manual

This Manual includes background information, standard operating procedures with documentation tools and job aids on case management. It aims to support social workers from the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare in Namibia in their daily work to effectively support vulnerable children and...

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