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Monitoring and evaluation

Reintegration Guidelines for Trafficked and Displaced Children Living in Institutions

This report provides the guidelines for family-based care used by Next Generation Nepal and The Himalayan Innovative Society for reintegrating children with their families in situations in which there they have been separated.

Review of the Implementation of the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health & Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

The IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in Emergency Settings were established in 2007 to protect and improve people’s mental health and psychosocial well-being in the midst of an emergency. Seven years of dissemination, utilization and implementation of the Guidelines...

Ophans and Ebola: Estimating the Secondary Impact of a Public Health Crisis

This working paper reviews data from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leona to estimate the likely number of children who will be orphaned as a result of the Ebola Virus Disease. The estimates are intended to guide policy to support family networks to improve the capacity to provide high quality care to...

The Impact of Social Services Interventions in Developing Countries: A Review of the Evidence of Impact on Clinical Outcomes in People Living with HIV

Social service interventions have been implemented in many countries to help people living with HIV (PLHIV) and household members cope with economic burden as a result of reduced earning or increased spending on health care. However, the evidence for specific interventions—economic strengthening...

Reintegration of Street Children and Community-Based Child Protection in SNNPR Ethiopia

This mid-term report assesses activity outcomes of projects developed by Retrak in the SNNPR region of Ethopia to address push factors leading to children living on the streets.

Strategies for Delivering Safe and Effective Foster Care

The evidence presented in this report suggests that there is no one blueprint of universal elements for successful foster care programs. The workforce developing and delivering foster care programs must carefully examine their specific local context and adapt programs accordingly. 

DCOF-UNICEF Assessment of Strengthening Systems to Protect Vulnerable Children and Families in Cambodia

This report provides an assessment of a three-year project, Strengthening Systems to Protect Vulnerable Children and Families in Cambodia, which ran from 2009 – 2012.

A Framework to Design, Test, Spread, and Sustain Effective Practice in Child Welfare

Building on the momentum created during the 2011 National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit, the Children’s Bureau convened three Child Welfare Research and Evaluation Workgroups. Each workgroup examined a particular evaluation topic or issue, with the goal of improving child welfare research and...

Training for PEPFAR OVC Survey Data Collectors

MEASURE Evaluation has produced a set of tools for measuring quantitative child outcomes and caregiver/household outcomes in programs for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). This tool kit was developed with the support of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) OVC technical...

Strengthening Orphan and Vulnerable Children Programs with Data- Creating a culture of data demand and use

This case study explains how MEASURE Evaluation and Pact Worldwide adapted a data demand and use (DDU) intervention to build a culture of data use within their organization and their partner organizations in Lesotho. The goal of the collaboration was to institutionalize DDU tools, curricula, and...