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EQUIP - Ensuring Quality in Psychological Support

Ensuring Quality in Psychological Support is a joint WHO/UNICEF project to improve the competence of helpers and the consistency and quality of training and service delivery.

Psychological interventions implementation manual: integrating evidence-based psychological interventions into existing services

Evidence-based psychological interventions are an important part of health, social, protection and education services and can help increase access to effective mental health treatments and progression towards universal health coverage.

2023 State of the Social Service Workforce Report: A Decade of Progress, A Future of Promise

The Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening Conference: Investing in Those Who Care for Children, held in Cape Town, South Africa in 2010, is often recognized as the launch of a global movement to strengthen the social service workforce and to develop stronger, more effective social service systems.

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...

Webinar: Addressing Psychosocial Wellbeing, Peacebuilding & GBV: Voices from Colombia & South Sudan

This webinar, held on 21st September 2023, explores Mental Health and Phsychosocial Support Services (MHPSS) and peacebuilding practices in Colombia and South Sudan from a culturally- and gender-sensitive lens. The session highlights perspectives of local MHPSS practitioners and community leaders...

Breaking the Cycle: Reclaiming Hope and Belonging for Youth Leaving Institutional Care in Uganda

This is a youth-led, accessible video series accompanied by a guidebook. It is designed to identify, address, and support the healing journey for children, young people, and youth in Uganda experiencing well-being and mental health adversity.

Characteristics and Outcomes of School Social Work Services: A Scoping Review of Published Evidence 2000–June 2022

School social workers are integral to the school mental health workforce and the leading social service providers in educational settings. In recent decades, school social work practice has been largely influenced by the multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) approach, ecological systems views, and...

Strengthening Families: Parents' Experiences at the Front End of the Child Welfare System

This presentation is by the Children’s Trust Fund Alliance and their colleagues regarding a project they have been working on in partnership with parents to identify alternatives to CPS investigations. Using a participatory action research approach, three foundations (Annie E. Casey, Stand Together...

International Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics: Volume 20, Issue 1 (2023)

The authors of this issue elaborate on various ethical topics, including the ethical implications of internet searching of client information by social workers, the implications of professional pledge for professional identity, pregnancy options counseling, the promotion of trans-affirming...