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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...

Social Service Workforce Strengthening - Namibia

This document describes the current status of Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening for OVC in Namibia. 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 - Malawi

This document describes the current status of Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening for OVC in Malawi. 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...

Reforming Social Welfare

This document presents a new development approach for the Malawi Ministry of Gender, Children and Community Development and a process of organizational change at the highest level to reform social welfare.  

Mid Term Review of the National Plan of Action for OVC

This document presents findings of a midterm review of the national Action Plan for OVC (NPA for OVC) in Malawi. The NPA is a five year plan with the goal of building and strengthening family, community and government capacities to scale-up response for the survival, growth, protection and...

Strengthening Human Resources and Financing for Child Care and Protection Services

This paper highlights human resource and funding gaps that constrain provision of child care and protection services. It advocates for strengthening of social welfare workforce and funding to improve child care and protection services.  

Human Resources Development Planning Guide - Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children Service Delivery in Uganda

This guide provides an outline for systematic human resources development planning of staff managing and implementing the OVC program at national and local government levels.  

Human Capacity within Child Welfare Systems: The Social work workforce in Africa

The purpose of the study is to inform stakeholders about the opportunities for and constraints on building the social work workforce within the child welfare sector in Africa.  

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