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Inter-agency Child Protection Case Management Data Protection and Information Sharing Protocol

The purpose of this Data Protection and Information Sharing Protocol (DPISP or Protocol) is to provide specific guidance to enable an agreement to be reached on data protectionand information sharing in the context of inter-agency child protection case management. 

Standardized social work methods and strategies in the roles of child protection workers: A report from Kuwaitis Child Protection Workers

Protection workers around the world are faced with methods and strategies to protect children at risk. Therefore, this article aims to identify the methods that are applied in the State of Kuwait by workers in the field of child protection in hospitals and community police, as well as the Kuwaiti...

Compassion Fatigue in Out of Home Care Workers: A Systematic Review

Evidence suggests that providing out-of-home care to children is associated with high levels of compassion fatigue, possibly due to various work-related factors. This review examined the existing literature to determine the extent to which out of home care work results in compassion fatigue. To do...

Caring for Child Survivors of Sexual Abuse (CCS) Resource Package

Produced by UNICEF and IRC, with the support of the German Corporation for International Cooperation GmbH (GIZ) and the generous funding from the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Caring for Child Survivors of Sexual Abuse (CCS) Resource Package (Second...

Country-Led Evaluation of Social Welfare Workforce Capacity Building Initiatives in Timor-Leste

Since achieving independence, the Government of Timor-Leste has made significant progress toward establishing a comprehensive and functioning child protection system, with considerable assistance from partners like UNICEF. Nevertheless, formal social services designed to support child victims are...

ASEAN Regional Guidance on “Empowering Women and Children: Delivering Quality Social Work Services for Those at Risk of or Affected by Violence

This Regional Guidance aims to support policymakers and members of the social service workforce and allied sectors in The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States  to design and deliver quality social work services for women and children at risk of or who have experienced...

Primary Prevention Framework Introductory Learning Package (Updated 2024)

This introductory prevention learning package has been developed by the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action. The package is designed to strengthen participants’ overall understanding of primary prevention in Child Protection in Humanitarian Action. The decision to use this...

Factors Influencing Child Protection Competence of Social Workers in Hanoi, Vietnam

This study aimed to determine factors influencing child protection competence of social workers in social service institutions providing child protection services in Hanoi, Vietnam and measure the influence of these factors on their child protection competence.

Cross Border Family Connections: 7 Principles to protect children's rights in practice

This webinar, jointly hosted by the International Social Service (ISS) and Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB), covered how you can engage services or advocate for policy changes that ensure children's rights are protected.

Social Service Workers as Change Agents in Ethiopia

In this video from UNICEF Ethiopia for World Social Work Day, social worker Saada Imam talks about her role as an agent of change and improvement in people’s lives. She highlights in particular the push for increasing mental health awareness in her community, telling a story about how helping a...

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