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‘There is not much we can do’: The roles and challenges of Nigeria's child protection social workers

Research on the challenges child protection social workers (CPSWs) face has increased remarkably in developed nations with the goal of finding sustainable solutions. There is a significant number of vulnerable children in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), yet little is documented and known about the role...

2023 State of the Social Service Workforce Report: A Decade of Progress, A Future of Promise

The Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening Conference: Investing in Those Who Care for Children, held in Cape Town, South Africa in 2010, is often recognized as the launch of a global movement to strengthen the social service workforce and to develop stronger, more effective social service systems.

Transforming Care: Individual Social Work in Post-Conflict Zones for Children and Youth

The significance of efficient social service provision has gained increased attention in war-affected regions following the Russia-Ukraine war conflict. The conventional method of establishing social services is currently facing criticism due to an increasing acknowledgment of the advantages...

Transition Capacity Building Roadmap

The Transition Capacity Building Roadmap was developed to support national efforts to scale up transition capacity. It outlines key considerations for capacity building, drawing on residential care transition learning, documentation, research, and practitioner experience across different countries...

Demonstrating a System Strengthening Approach to Care Reform in Kisumu County Kenya

In 2014, the Government of Kenya developed comprehensive guidelines on the alternative family care of children. The guidance reflects the global Guidelines for the alternative care of children, welcomed by the United Nations in 2009. This guidance outlines a continuum of care whereby maximum...

Social Work's Colonial Past With Indigenous Children and Communities in Australia and Canada: A Cross-National Comparison

This article offers a cross-national comparison of social work in two countries, Australia and Canada, about the care of Indigenous children within the context of colonization and the evolving profession. The discussion is based on data from two empirical studies that examined professional...

Child Protection in Humanitarian Action Competency Framework

The revised Child Protection in Humanitarian Action Framework is now available. This new version is more closely aligned with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS), and better reflects the competencies required to work effectively with other sectors. The format...

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They Cannot Wait Any Longer: The Historic Debt of the Nation of Paraguay

Presentation of Results - Cross-Government Review of the Child Protection and Care System 

Transforming Care: Individual Social Work in Post-Conflict Zone for Children and Youth

The significance of efficient social service provision has gained increased attention in war-affected regions following the Russia-Ukraine war conflict. The conventional method of establishing social services is currently facing criticism due to an increasing acknowledgment of the advantages...

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