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Strengthening Child Protection Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa

An Inter-Agency Working Paper to consolidate current thinking, examples and lessons learned about child protection system strengthening in sub-Saharan Africa and suggest a way forward.

The Way We Care: A guide for managers of programs serving vulnerable children and youth

This self-teach manual from FHI is designed to help new and recently promoted managers of programs serving vulnerable children and youth who are affected by disease, extreme poverty and trauma. The Way We Care promotes a child-focused and family-centered approach and emphasizes the newest...

Para Social Worker Training Manual & Curricula: Partnering to strengthen the capacity of community-based caregivers to support OVC

The Tanzania Para Social Work Program represents a comprehensive workforce development model to strengthen the social welfare system in low-resource countries.

Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Care, Support and Protection in Nigeria

This report outlines the results of a scoping visit undertaken in February 2011 by CapacityPlus to support ongoing work aimed at strengthening the social welfare workforce (SWW) for OVC care, support & protection services in Nigeria. Specifically, the focus was to facilitate and support country...

Mapping and Assessing Child Protection Systems in West and Central Africa: A five-country analysis paper

This paper presents the findings and insights generated through the mapping and assessment of national child protection systems in five West African countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Niger, Senegal and Sierra Leone.

The Thogomelo Project - Factsheet

This Factsheet provides an overview of the Thogomelo Project in South Africa.

The Tanzania National Plan of Action for Most Vulnerable Children: A human capacity needs assessment

This report provides an assessment of the human capacity and other needs that will be required to implement the Tanzanian National Plan of Action for Most Vulnerable Children, including an assessment of village-level most vulnerable children committee (MVCCs).  

Social Work Education and the Practice Environment in Europe and Eurasia

The purpose of this study is to inform stakeholders about the current status of social work in the region, describe the practice environment, identify gaps between what is expected of social workers and the reality, provide examples of best practices, and make recommendations for furthering the...

Social Service Workforce Strengthening - Tanzania

This document describes the current status of Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening for OVC in Tanzania. Topics include: 1) the social welfare system and how it supports OVC; 2) the social welfare workforce for OVC; 3) challenges faced by the social welfare workforce for OVC; 4)efforts to address...

Social Service Workforce Strengthening - South Africa

This document describes the current status of Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening for OVC in South Africa. Topics include: 1) the social welfare system and how it supports OVC; 2) the social welfare workforce for OVC; 3) challenges faced by the social welfare workforce for OVC; 4)efforts to...

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