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Research Activities of Students as a Way to Prepare Them for Social Work: Adopting Foreign Experience in Ukraine

The article outlines some drawbacks of research training for social workers in Ukraine. To improve it, one should consider the main characteristics of such training in West European countries, given that they are exemplary in terms of social security. With the help of differential and comparative-typological analysis, the article singles out methodical aspects which social work training in Ukraine lacks and, therefore, suggests relevant recommendations for enhancing research activities of future social workers.

Year of Publication: 
2022

Climate Change, Social Work, and the Transition Away from Fossil Fuels: A Scoping Review

Climate change is a crisis in our midst. This scoping review examines practices to transition away from fossil fuels in the social work literature, to inform social work engagement in climate mitigation and in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy) and 13 (Climate Action).

Author(s): 
Academic Editors: Komalsingh Rambaree, Jennifer Boddy and Sandra Engstrom
Year of Publication: 
2022

READINESS FOR PRACTICE OF NEWLY QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKERS: EXPERIENCES OF SUPERVISORS AT SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANISATIONS IN THE WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

The readiness of newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) for practice appears to be a growing area of research, however, there is little focus on the professional identities of NQSWs, and a lack of relevant literature on the readiness of NQSWs within a South African context. Global research indicates that NQSWs are being prepared in some skills and competencies, however, that they do lack skills and competencies in other regards.

Author(s): 
Katelyn Anne Wolfaardt
Year of Publication: 
2022

UNICEF Global Annual Result Report Goal Area 3: Every child is protected from violence and exploitation

Child protection is the prevention of, and response to, exploitation, abuse, neglect, harmful practices and violence against children, including adolescents. The UNICEF approach in Goal Area 3 (child protection) is guided by human rights principles, norms and standards that are embedded in the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its three Optional Protocols. It seeks to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Author(s): 
UNICEF
Year of Publication: 
2022

Setting the Bar for Social Work in Scotland

Over the last few years, Social Work Scotland’s members have been reporting increasing concerns that social work workloads have become unmanageable, and that social workers in local authorities and health and social care partnerships are struggling under the weight of their caseloads. This led them to ask: can our workforce realistically work with people in the way that they’re trained to do, and in line with the aims of Scotland’s legislation and policy? How much work is too much for social workers? Where’s the line?

Author(s): 
Social Work Scotland
Year of Publication: 
2022

Putting children and youth participation at the heart of care reform

Putting Children and Young People at the Heart of Care Reform is an introductory manual aimed at practitioners. The manual provides a comprehensive overview of how to meaningfully engage children and young people in care reform. It covers the legal and theoretic framework, the basics in how to engage with children and young people, how to be inclusive and practical ways to engage children and young people in monitoring and evaluation.

Author(s): 
Lumos
Year of Publication: 
2022

The independent review of children’s social care

An independent review of the needs, experiences and outcomes of the children supported by social care in the United Kingdom. The review launched in March 2021. It prioritised hearing the voices of children, young people and adults that have received the help or support of a social worker, or who have been looked after.

Author(s): 
Josh MacAlister
Year of Publication: 
2022

Inspiring Children’s Futures:Children’s Participation: Adults’ Perceptions of Child Participation and Young People’s Views on Responses during COVID-19

This Learning Report is part of a series of thematic reports documenting the COVID 4P Log survey findings from service providers and policymakers from 22 countries and five continents. The project presented in this report drew upon key findings from the COVID 4P Log project pertaining to children’s 1 participation to engage young people in discussions about the meaning and implications of those findings.

The COVID 4P Log questions and these findings have been analysed and co-authored by a collaborative, intergenerational partnership of adults and young people.

Author(s): 
Inspiring Children's Futures Project
Year of Publication: 
2022

Inspiring Children’s Futures:Children’s Participation: Adults’ Perceptions of Child Participation and Young People’s Views on Responses during COVID-19

This Learning Report is part of a series of thematic reports documenting the COVID 4P Log survey findings from service providers and policymakers from 22 countries and five continents. The project presented in this report drew upon key findings from the COVID 4P Log project pertaining to children’s 1 participation to engage young people in discussions about the meaning and implications of those findings.

The COVID 4P Log questions and these findings have been analysed and co-authored by a collaborative, intergenerational partnership of adults and young people.

Author(s): 
Inspiring Children's Futures Project
Year of Publication: 
2022

Contributions and Challenges of Public Health Social Work Practice during the Initial 2020 COVID-19 Outbreak in China

Social workers contributed significantly to the promotion of public and community health during the initial outbreak of COVID-19 in China. Based on a quasi-scoping review of articles on social work practice during that outbreak, this reflective article elucidates how social workers contributed in three chronological stages.

Author(s): 
Longtao He, Liping Mu, Jason A Jean, Lei Zhang, Han Wu, Tian Zhou, He Bu
Year of Publication: 
2022

International Social Work: Cross-Cultural Supervision of Interns from the West in India

Social work practice in a global context requires an understanding of the cross-cultural nature of practice settings in local communities and globally. One step to developing this understanding of the internationalisation of social work education, including the student internship, is to incorporate supervision by local practitioners and educators.

Author(s): 
Saju Madavanakadu Devassy, Kiran Thampi, Jennifer Harrison, Lorane Scaria, Jed Metzger, Lynette Joubert
Year of Publication: 
2022

The role of social protection in the elimination of child labour: Evidence review and policy implications

This new ILO-UNICEF report provides a rigorous review of what the latest research says about the power of social protection to combat child labour. Providing families with direct assistance to help them weather crises can help reduce negative coping strategies like child labour and child marriage.

Author(s): 
International Labour Organization
UNICEF
Year of Publication: 
2022

Other people’s children and the critical role of the social service workforce

Understanding the needs of your child is complicated. Understanding the varied needs of a population of children with whom you have no direct contact is the near impossible challenge policy makers, government planners and donors face when making policy or selecting interventions to fund and implement. They cannot unpack children’s individual needs and so must predict what is most important for a given population and which services to prioritise.

Author(s): 
Chris Desmond, Kathryn Watt, Mark Tomlinson, John Williamson, Lorraine Sherr, Margaret Sullivan & Lucie Cluver
Year of Publication: 
2022

Shortfalls in Social Spending in Low- and Middle-income Countries COVID-19 and Shrinking Finance for Social Spending

Financing quality social services will require increased public investment and greater mobilization of both domestic and international resources in the post-COVID era. Currently, low- and middle-income countries invest, on average, just one third of their total government expenditure in social spending on education, health and social protection. However, the fiscal space to enhance social spending remains constrained in many parts of the world. Given the scale of the challenge facing many countries, a renewed focus on financing social spending is needed to address widening inequalities.

Author(s): 
UNICEF
Year of Publication: 
2022

Creating Synergies Between Social Protection and Care Reform in Eastern and Southern Africa

Social protection is increasingly being used in Eastern and Southern Africa to address economic and social vulnerability.Many governments in the region are also engaged in care reform to prevent family separation, support families to care for children well and provide quality alternative care.There are many overlaps in the goals, interventions and target groups of care reform and social protection programmes. The same frontline workers are also often engaged in these two streams of work.

Author(s): 
UNICEF
Year of Publication: 
2022

Child Protection Learning Channel

This Learning Channel has been developed to highlight those Child Protection courses most closely aligned to different components of UNICEF’s Child Protection Strategy 2021-2030. This list of courses is meant to support the learning and capacity development of our Child Protection workforce, as well as that of our partners.

Author(s): 
UNICEF
Year of Publication: 
2022

The Revolutionary Social Worker in Palestine: Living the Challenge of Colonialism through Non-violent Resistance—the Struggles of Munther Amira

This article explores Munther Amira’s ‘Pedagogy of Revolution’, a unique approach of non-violent resistance that adopts the pedagogy of Paulo Freire and global social work values and principles, for educating, empowering and mobilising Palestinian refugees living in the Westbank, as a means for liberation from the oppression imposed by Israel’s military occupation. The article begins by charting the history of Palestine, locating it as a place of violent upheaval and colonial occupation.

Author(s): 
David McKendrick, Filipe Duarte
Year of Publication: 
2022

Safe Places, Thriving Children Embedding Trauma-Informed Practices into Alternative Care Settings

The purpose of this practice guidance is to improve understanding and practice in relation to working with trauma experienced by children who live in alternative care settings. It primarily focuses on those who care for or work with children directly, but it also speaks to the wider range of professionals e.g. managers, budget holders, policymakers etc., whose roles shape and govern how children experience care in their daily lives.

Author(s): 
SOS Children's Village
CELCIS
Year of Publication: 
2022

National Workforce Strategy for Health and Social Care in Scotland

Sets out the Government of Scotland's vision for the health and social care workforce. The strategy is primarily aimed at the Health and Social Care employers across the statutory, third and independent sectors. It provides an overarching framework of activity at a national level, in turn supporting local partners and partnerships to continue to plan and deliver the workforce needed to provide excellent services that promote better population and public health outcomes.

Author(s): 
Government of Scotland
Year of Publication: 
2022

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