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Care Groups: A Training Manual for Program Design and Implementation (Français and Español)

Care Groups: Un Manuel de Formation pour l’Élaboration et la Mise en œuvre de ProgrammeCe manuel a été élaboré comme une ressource de formation pour l’élaboration, la formation, la mise en œuvre et le suivi des programmes de Care Groups. Manual de Entrenamiento para Diseño e Emplementación de...

Make Me a Change Agent: A Multisectoral SBC Resource for Community Workers and Field Staff

Available in English, Francais and Espanol, these lessons seek to build the skills of community-level workers, including lessons for workers on the ground to use communication, storytelling, and other techniques to promote behavior change in international development.

Manual del Docente

Este taller está diseñado para entrenar los expertos técnicos en los valores y principios básicos involucrados en la labor del trabajo de Protección de  Niñez y Adolescencia.

Manual del Estudiante

Este taller está diseñado para entrenar los expertos técnicos en los valores y principios básicos involucrados en la labor del trabajo de Protección de  Niñez y Adolescencia. Módulo Número 1.

USAID’s Vision for Health Systems Strengthening

Prevention and promotion have a high impact on sustained improvements in health systems performance. USAID focuses on an integrated, comprehensive and holistic approach to improve health systems to achieve an AIDS-free generation.

Birth to 5: Watch me thrive! A child welfare caseworker’s guide for developmental and behavioral screening

Because children and youth with developmental challenges are over-represented in the foster care system, it is especially important that child welfare workers are informed about and involved with the process of developmental and behavioral screening. If developmental concerns are caught early,...

Para Professionals in the Social Service Workforce: Guiding Principles, Functions and Competencies - 1st edition

This document from 2015 represents the initial work of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Interest Group on Para Professionals in the Social Service Workforce (IGPP).

Care Groups: Summary of the Child Survival Outcomes Achieved Using Volunteer CHWs in Resource-Constrained Settings

When implemented by strong international NGOs with adequate funding, Care Groups have been remarkably effective in increasing population coverage of key child survival interventions at a low cost.

Care Groups: An Innovative Community-Based Strategy for Improving Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health

New approaches are urgently needed that can be applied in settings with weak health systems and a scarcity of human resources for health. The Care Group approach uses facilitators, who are a lower-level cadre of paid workers, to work with groups of 12 or so volunteers (the Care Group), and each...

Professionalizing Under-Recognized Cadres to Strengthen Health Systems

Social service and supply chain personnel are two cadres of health workers that often lack support and a voice in the health system, hindering their education, career development and professional growth. Yet social service workers form a vital safety net for children and families made vulnerable by...

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