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Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association: Social Work in Libraries Special Issue

To raise awareness of the possibilities for Australian libraries to include some form of social work practice to assist them in meeting the complex needs of many of their visitors, the Charles Sturt University library social work team hosted a Social Work in Libraries Symposium in 2022. Following...

Podcast: In-Home Restorative Justice

Restorative justice is an approach that focuses on collaboration between the offender and the community. It requires the offender to accept responsibility for their decisions and the impact of their offenses on the victim and the community. For juvenile offenders who are involved in both the...

Court Improvement Programs: Collaboration Between Child Welfare Agencies and Legal and Judicial Communities

The U.S. Court Improvement Program provides Federal funds to State and Tribal courts to support efforts to improve child welfare court practices, including collaboration between courts and child welfare agencies. This factsheet from the U.S. Child Welfare Information Gateway focuses on...

i-RESTORE 2.0: E-learning course in 7 languages on restorative justice with children

i-RESTORE 2.0 project builds on the i-RESTORE project, which focused on promoting the use of restorative justice in cases involving child victims of crime and strengthening the capacities of justice professionals. Based on the results of that project, i-RESTORE 2.0 was drafted to go a step further...

Restorative Justice in Indonesian Law on Juvenile Criminal Justice System and Its Implications for Social Work

This study was motivated by Indonesian Law on Juvenile Criminal Justice System, which is now starting to take effect based on the restorative justice paradigm. The study aims to analyze the restorative justice in the juvenile system as the settlement of criminal cases together with related parties...

The Ubuntu Practitioner: Social Work Perspectives

In most communities and countries in sub-Saharan Africa, ubuntu has been and is being practiced as part of African ethics. In a significant number of literature, African ethics is described as a set of values distinctively associated with largely black African people residing in sub-Saharan Africa...

Proposed Guidance for Costing the Social Service Workforce

Adequate investment in the social service workforce ensures that people in need can receive social services that are of sufficient quality to uphold their rights, promote their well-being and help them achieve their full potential.

Proposed Guidance on Developing Minimum Social Service Workforce Ratios

An adequately planned, developed, and supported social service workforce is critical to enable equitable access to social protection and basic social welfare for all, in both development and humanitarian contexts.

Core Concepts and Principles of Effective Case Management: Approaches for the Social Service Workforce

This document represents the work of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Case Management Interest Group.