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Social Service Workforce Strengthening - Malawi

This document describes the current status of Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening for OVC in Malawi. Topics include: 1) the social welfare system and how it supports OVC; 2) the social welfare workforce for OVC; 3) challenges faced by the social welfare workforce for OVC; 4) efforts to address...

The Munro Review of Child Protection: Final Report

The report provides final recommendations to reform the child protection system in the UK in order to create the conditions that enable professionals to make the best judgments about the help to give to children, young people and families.

Human Resources Development Planning Guide - Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children Service Delivery in Uganda

This guide provides an outline for systematic human resources development planning of staff managing and implementing the OVC program at national and local government levels.  

Human Resource for Health Strategic Plan 2008-2013

The Strategic Plan, developed by The United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, engaged participation of key Human Resource for Health and Social Welfare stakeholders in addressing the human resource crisis in the health sector. The plan focuses on planning and policy...

Human Capacity within Child Welfare Systems: The Social work workforce in Africa

The purpose of the study is to inform stakeholders about the opportunities for and constraints on building the social work workforce within the child welfare sector in Africa.  

Global Standards for the Education and Training of Social Work Professionals

This document details nine sets of standards of global social work education and training in respect of: the school’s core purpose or mission statement; programme objectives and outcomes; programme curricula including fieldwork; core curricula; professional staff; social work students; structure,...

Building Effective Training Systems for Child Welfare Agencies

This guide provides an analytic framework for child welfare agencies or Tribal leadership teams to build a shared understanding of and commitment to the value, role, capacity, and development of their training systems.  

Child and Youth Care Workers in South Africa Technical Brief

The purpose of this technical brief is to describe the process behind the scale-up of community-based child and youth care workers, including the rationale for its expansion; the proposed regulations for ensuring an educated, trained and qualified CYCW workforce; the plans for supporting this cadre...

National Association of Child Care Workers, Case Study: Care for caregivers

This case study describes a psychosocial support model for Child and Youth Care Workers serving Orphans and Vulnerable Children in South Africa.

The Thogomelo Project - Consolidated Report of the Rapid Assessment Phase

This document provides an overview of the Rapid Assessment Phases of the Thogomelo project to protect and care for vulnerable children in South Africa by increasing the knowledge, abilities and psychosocial wellbeing of those responsible for them.  

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