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Changing the Way We CareSM (CTWWC) is committed to bold and highest quality child protection and safeguarding in all of its work. Within the initiative, they sought to ensure that children and young people at risk of or outside of family care are safeguarded.
Esta Ruta de Coordinación, fue construida y diseñada de manera participativa y liderada por CTWWC Guatemala, con el objeto de articular de manera eficiente y coordinada los esfuerzos que los profesionales de las instituciones gubernamentales y municipales vinculadas a la prevención y proteccion, deben promover, gestionar y facilitar la derivación a los servicios sociales y especializados que permitan la prevención de la separación familiar innecesaria de los niños, niñas o adolescentes de su ento
This article explores responses of 41 UK social workers to ethical challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, utilising UK data from an international qualitative survey and follow-up interviews in 2020. Challenges ranged from weighing individual rights/ needs against public health risks, to deciding whether to follow government/agency rules and guidance. Drawing on a narrative methodology to explore ethical agency, four broad types of response are identified: ethical confusion; ethical distress; ethical creativity and ethical learning.
A year has passed since COVID-19 began disrupting systems. Although children are not considered a risk population for the virus, there is accumulating knowledge regarding children's escalating risk for maltreatment during the pandemic.
This paper aims to promote child protection system strengthening to reduce violence against children in Eastern and Southern Africa. It explores the concept of child protection system strengthening and provides concrete examples from the region of system strengthening in practice. It is aimed at UNICEF country office staff, government and others working in the region.
To improve the well-being of older people in Asia, HelpAge International and HelpAge Cambodia are piloting an Older People’s Association (OPA) model in Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Indonesia. These multifunctional community-based organisations mobilise older people to improve their own lives and contribute to community development across several domains including health and social welfare. Health-related activities include health check-ups and referrals, health education, and financial and social support.
To improve the well-being of older people in Asia, HelpAge International are piloting an older people’s association model in Bangladesh, Cambodia and Indonesia. This research aimed to identify strategies for appropriate integration of health and care activities of older people’s associations (OPAs) into health and social welfare systems in Bangladesh. Using secondary data sources, phase one of this research identified that Bangladesh is experiencing an ageing population. Data also shows that older people experience an increased burden from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).
The growing awareness of human trafficking in the United States and abroad requires government and human services agencies to reevaluate old policies and develop new ones for identifying and serving victims. Due to their potentially unstable living situations, physical distance from friends and family, traumatic experiences, and emotional vulnerability, children involved with child welfare are at risk for being targeted by traffickers who are actively seeking children1 to exploit.
This Integrating Mental Health and Psychosocial Support into Youth Programming: A Toolkit provides strategies and tools for designing, implementing, and evaluating mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) programs and activities for youth in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and conflict-affected contexts.
This booklet was developed by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s All Children – All Families project. The project engages child welfare agencies across the United States, providing resources, technical assistance and training on best practices for supporting and serving LGBTQ youth and LGBT families. The resource provides information about the care and support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning children and youth.
This study takes stock of the challenges and achievements of the Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) mandate based on 25 years of existence and suggests a renewed way forward to invigorate the protection of children affected by armed conflict based on prevention, collaboration, reintegration, and a strengthened monitoring mechanism.It is the first comprehensive study to analyse in a holistic manner the challenges, opportunities, and successes in delivering the United Nations CAAC mandate since its creation in 1996.
Este Manual de capacitación y la Guía que lo acompaña están diseñados para proveedores de servicios en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) que trabajan con las adolescentes en contextos migratorios que experimentan o se encuentran en riesgo de sufrir violencia basada en género (VBG), con un enfoque particular en los contextos de migración venezolana. El Manual y la Guía de capacitación complementan la orientación y los recursos existentes y tienen como objetivo fortalecer la atención y el apoyo relacionado a la VBG en la región abordando preocupaciones específicas del contexto.
Este Guia e o Manual de Treinamento que o acompanha são elaborados para prestadores de serviços na América Latina e no Caribe (ALC) que trabalham com meninas adolescentes em movimento que sofrem ou estão em risco de violência baseada em gênero (VBG), com foco particular em contextos de migração venezuelana. Guia e Manual de Treinamento complementam a orientação e os recursos existentes e têm em vista fortalecer os cuidados e o apoio a vítimas à VBG na região, abordando questões específicas desse contexto.
This Training Manual and accompanying Guide are designed for service providers in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) working with adolescent girls on the move who experience or are at risk of gender-based violence (GBV), with a particular focus on contexts of Venezuelan migration. The Training Manual and Guide complement existing guidance and resources and aim to strengthen GBV care and support in the region by addressing context-specific concerns.
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended systems of support, including schools and childcare, shining a spotlight on the importance of quality care for children and those who provide it – the invisible backbone holding up strong and resilient families, communities, and economies. It is essential work, critical to upholding child rights, which has been overlooked and undervalued for far too long. If children are to be at the heart of the COVID-19 response and recovery plans, care and caregivers must be prioritized as a matter of urgency.
This document presents a set of minimum standards of care, which it is recommended that residential care facilities strive to adopt, particularly those residential care facilities engaged with or receiving support from Catholic Relief Services. The standards are designed to be applicable to a variety of residential care settings and are recommended to be used to promote care practices and approaches that contribute to positive child well-being.
The Minimum Standards for the Care of Children in Residential Care Facilities guidance document includes:
This document represents the work of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Case Management Interest Group.
This results matrix, developing in collaboration with UNICEF, is meant to guide the measurement of progress toward strengthening the social service workforce.
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