You are here


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

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in social work unveils a myriad of opportunities, from enhancing service delivery to introducing innovative solutions for age-old challenges. However, it’s imperative that we also remain vigilant to the ethical dilemmas and potential pitfalls AI might...

The MANDELA Model Workbook

The MANDELA model, developed by Dr. Prospera Tedam, seeks to provide a framework for practice educators who are enabling the learning of social work students in practice placement settings. The Model aims to drive change and promote new ways of thinking and working with infants, young children,...

Disability Inclusive Child Protection Competency Framework for the Social Service Workforce

The Disability Inclusive Child Protection Competency Framework for the Social Service Workforce (DICP Competency Framework) presents the competencies needed by the social service workforce (SSW) for child protection to deliver their functions in disability-inclusive and accessible ways.

Guidelines on Communicating with Children and Young People - Recommendations from Care Experienced Persons in Care

The purpose of these guidelines is to support practitioners to develop messaging for children and young people that clearly communicates the intention to transition and the implications for children and young people in care. The guidelines seek to address challenges so that children and young...

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.

The Application of Empowerment Theory in Social Work Services for Orphaned Children in Residential Institutions: The Case of M City Children's Welfare Institution

Children's welfare institutions are the last barrier for orphaned children to survive. Orphans have physical disabilities, intellectual developmental deficiencies that lead to abandonment by their relatives or orphanhood due to natural or man-made disasters, and face strong needs for life care,...

Asia Pacific Legal Guide: Child Trafficking

This Child Trafficking Legal Guide addresses frequently asked questions encountered by World Vision relating to protecting child victims of human trafficking in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. The objective is to empower and...

Impact of COVID-19 on child welfare practice and implications for future practice: perspectives from youth, family, frontline workers, and other professionals

The COVID−19 pandemic has impacted child welfare practice and outcomes. This study examines the perspectives of families and professionals on child welfare practice during the COVID−19 pandemic. Qualitative data from feedback surveys and focus groups were used to provide a comprehensive examination...

Unaccompanied and Separated Children Training of Trainers Package

This Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) Training of Trainers Package from the Alliance for Child Protection for Humanitarian Action is designed to prepare participants to facilitate training on UASC.