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Health and Social Service Workers - Increased collaboration, better health results

Presented at the George Washington University Global Health Mini-U, this presentation highlights the ways in which social service workers when working collaboratively with health care professionals can improve overall well-being.

Evaluation of Child-Friendly Spaces

Child friendly spaces (CFS) have become a widely used approach to protect and provide psychosocial support to children in emergencies. However, little evidence documents their outcomes and impacts for children. This summary report includes a systematic review of existing evidence as well as six...

Behavioral Health Workforce Policy Issues: A rural perspective

This presentation during the Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy reviews the gaps in accessibility to psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers in rural areas and makes recommendations for how to address and improve this problem.

Opportunities to Improve Models of Care for People with Complex Needs

Much has been learned about effective ways to organize, deliver and pay for care for high-cost patients. These efforts have collectively identified core elements of care models, financing strategies, data and analytic supports, workforce capacities, governance models, and regulatory frameworks that...

Recognizing Gender-Based Violence as a Clinical & Multi-Sectoral Issue: Jhpiego's support to MOH Mozambique

This report recognizes that equity and universal access to health services is not yet a reality in Mozambique. The major impediment to delivering essential interventions is the shortage of skilled health workers. Psychosocial care is a key aspect of those services. Training providers in basic...

On the Fast-Track to End AIDS by 2030: Focus on location and population

The 2015 World AIDS Day report, Focus on location and population, includes 50+ examples of how countries are getting on the Fast-Track. It shows how governments are working with community groups and international partners to scale up health and social services to reach more people.

Principles for Engaging with Families: A framework for local authorities and national organisations to evaluate and improve engagement with families

What is important is not just that engagement with families happens, but how it happens. As this booklet shows, partnership should be based on a ‘principled’ approach that recognises and builds on parents’ expertise, where professionals and parents really listen to and learn from each other in ways...

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Capacities and Experiences

This publication is a review of International Medical Corps's philosophy and practice in providing relief and development programs and engagement in advocacy with national governments, international agencies and organizations, policy makers and donors for mental health and psychosocial support...

Community Case Management Toolkit: Tools for Planning and Design

Community case managers extend health care and treatment to hard-to-reach areas with poor access in order to improve deliver life-saving treatments and provide prompt care. Trained and supervised community health workers linked to health services provide this care. Integrated community case...

12 Approaches for Engaging with Children who have Suffered Sexual Abuse

This paper summarizes 12 reports documenting approaches appropriate for work with children who have experienced sexual abuse. The report covers specific practices as well as methods and approaches for working with the families of these children and the implications of different legal and policy...

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