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Factors Influencing Child Protection Competence of Social Workers in Hanoi, Vietnam

This study aimed to determine factors influencing child protection competence of social workers in social service institutions providing child protection services in Hanoi, Vietnam and measure the influence of these factors on their child protection competence. A field survey was conducted with 249 social workers who are providing child protection services, using a semi-structured questionnaire as a research instrument to collect data, however, there were 242 social workers were qualified for the participation in the research due to their full filling in the questionnaires. In order to analyze the data collected, the study used statistical analytic tools such as descriptive statistics, Cronbach’s alpha coefficients and the Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) model. The study identified four factors influencing the CPC of the social workers, including Education and training (G), Working environment (MT), Personal characteristics (CN) and Cultural characteristics (VH). The study also determined to what extent these factors affected the CPC of the social workers.

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Nguyen Thuy Trang
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