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Workforce Profiles in Systems of Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe

This publication is a compilation of profiles of individuals from 30 countries who are working within early childhood education.

Compendium of Resources – A supporting document to UNICEF’s operational guidance: Community based child protection

This toolkit provides links to resources on community based child protection.

Responding to Children and Adolescents Who Have Been Sexually Abused

These new clinical guidelines have been developed to help front-line workers in providing evidence-based, quality, trauma-informed care to survivors.

Community-Based Protection and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

This document aims to help community-based protection and MHPSS practitioners understand implications of their work and how together they can contribute to well-being and protection for people affected by forced displacement.

Implementing Trauma Informed Care: Recommendations on the Process

Authors argue that greater assessment and planning can help address some of the barriers and challenges encountered to trauma-informed care. They highlight the importance of a multi-sectoral approach across education, housing, healthcare as well as among providers of mental health, juvenile justice...

Core Competencies for Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care

This resource promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions. It provides guidance for developing workforce training and core competencies for prevention, intervention and...

A Common Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

This document provides guidance in the assessment, research, design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) programs in emergency settings.

Responding to Child Maltreatment: A framework for mapping child protection agencies

This report aims to gather data on legal, health and social services responses to child maltreatment. The first step in this mapping exercise is to map out the network of agencies and organizations tasked with responding to child maltreatment, including government-run child protective services,...

Adopted Youth in Residential Care: Prevalence rate and professional training needs

Survey responses from clinical program directors show that additional adoption-related training is important for their mental health staff.

Healthy Futures: Supporting and promoting the health needs of looked after children

This report provides case studies demonstrating the impact of integrated mental health and other health services by providers and carers.

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