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A Framework to Design, Test, Spread, and Sustain Effective Practice in Child Welfare

Building on the momentum created during the 2011 National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit, the Children’s Bureau convened three Child Welfare Research and Evaluation Workgroups. Each workgroup examined a particular evaluation topic or issue, with the goal of improving child welfare research and...

Psychosocial care and support for older carers of orphaned and vulnerable children: Policy guidelines

In recognition of the need to address the psychosocial needs of older caregivers HelpAge collaborated with REPSSI to develop Policy Guidelines for Psychosocial Care and Support for Older Carers of Orphaned and Vulnerable Children affected by HIV and AIDS. The Policy Guidelines document is intended...

Psychosocial care and support for older carers of orphaned and vulnerable children: Programming guidelines

In recognition of the need to address the psychosocial needs of older caregivers HelpAge collaborated with REPSSI to develop guidelines. These programming guidelines were especially developed with the aim of impacting on the wellbeing of older carers living in situations of poverty and in a time of...

Social Service Workforce Training in the West and Central Africa Region

The focus of this study is to better understand how social workers and related professionals are trained and educated—both formally and informally—to engage in social work practice, especially as it is related to child protection, in the West and Central Africa region.

Interagency Guidelines for Case Management and Child Protection

This document provides a general framework of agreed principles, considerations, steps and procedures for effective child protection case management in line with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action. The guidance is also relevant for non-humanitarian settings.

Integrated Social Services in Armenia - Improving social welfare for Armenian families and children

This is a presentation providing detail on the implementation of a new, integrated social service system in Armenia.  The presentation outlines the three pillars of integrated social services:  case management, project management and resource management and discusses how this has been implemented...

Hidden in Plain Sight- A statistical analysis of violence against children

This report makes use of available evidence to describe what is currently known about global patterns of violence against children, using data compiled from a selection of sources. The analyses focus primarily on forms of interpersonal violence, defined as violent acts inflicted on children by...

Training for PEPFAR OVC Survey Data Collectors

MEASURE Evaluation has produced a set of tools for measuring quantitative child outcomes and caregiver/household outcomes in programs for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). This tool kit was developed with the support of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) OVC technical...

Strengthening Orphan and Vulnerable Children Programs with Data- Creating a culture of data demand and use

This case study explains how MEASURE Evaluation and Pact Worldwide adapted a data demand and use (DDU) intervention to build a culture of data use within their organization and their partner organizations in Lesotho. The goal of the collaboration was to institutionalize DDU tools, curricula, and...

Interagency Collaboration to Collect Data Regarding Child Protection Policies

This presentation from ONED focuses on the practical aspects of setting up child protection monitoring mechanisms, particularly the setting up of a quantitative data collection system in a field marked by inter-agency collaboration.  The presentation provides information on reporting and...

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