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The Impact of Trauma Work: A meta-synthesis on vicarious trauma and vicarious trauma growth

Workers who have been traumatized of both vicarious trauma (VT) and various posttraumatic growth (VPTG) have a high potential of short-long term of distress using a meta-synthesis. Psychological impact can be managed through personal and organizational coping strategies. It was also found that...

The Impact of In‐service Training Within Social Services

In‐service training in social service agencies is recognized as fundamental in which staff are provided with the necessary knowledge and skills to improve overall agency performance and achieve the objectives of social policy. The outcome says although training may have an impact on trainees in...

Best Practices and Key Challenges on Interagency Cooperation to Safeguard Unaccompanied Children from Going Missing

Child protection systems needs and after care service provision once a child is located are outlined along with promising strategies and prevention behaviors for the disappearance of unaccompanied children.

Newly Qualified Social Worker's Readiness for Practice in Scotland

Little is known about newly qualified social worker (NQSW) experiences of education, employment and training in Scotland. This article reports on findings from a national online survey conducted with NQSWs during their first year of employment.

Challenges of Assessing Maltreated Children Coming into Foster Care

An ongoing randomized controlled trial in Glasgow, Scotland, recruiting infants entering foster care, provides a unique opportunity to explore some of the issues which need to be considered when assessing these children. The assessment data of 70 infants entering care is described while exploring...

Eligibility for Social Services: Social policy development in an international context

The purpose(s) of this article are to: (1) propose a functional framework for understanding and impacting the basic social policy development processes; (2) review and discuss concepts and perspectives of service eligibility as a seminal element of social policy and services delivery with...

On the Fast-Track to End AIDS by 2030: Focus on location and population

The 2015 World AIDS Day report, Focus on location and population, includes 50+ examples of how countries are getting on the Fast-Track. It shows how governments are working with community groups and international partners to scale up health and social services to reach more people.

Principles for Engaging with Families: A framework for local authorities and national organisations to evaluate and improve engagement with families

What is important is not just that engagement with families happens, but how it happens. As this booklet shows, partnership should be based on a ‘principled’ approach that recognises and builds on parents’ expertise, where professionals and parents really listen to and learn from each other in ways...

Realising the Rights of Every Child Everywhere: Moving forward with the EU

This compendium demonstrates the commitment of different actors to strengthening EU action on children’s rights. It also aims to inspire action and an even more ambitious vision for the EU to play a leading role in realising the rights of every child everywhere.

Household Economic Strengthening in Support of Prevention of Family and Child Separation

This paper prepared by FHI 360 summarizes learning related to prevention of family-child separation, reintegration of children in family care, and economic interventions that might support these aims. It includes reference to the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance and Better Care Network...