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How Patron-Client Relationships Influence Children’s Reintegration: Key Learnings Drawn From Kinnected Myanmar Social Work Practitioners

There are a range of factors that case workers supporting children’s reintegration out of residential care need to consider and assess for to ensure reintegration is safe, effective, and pursued in a way that is in the best interests of children. Much attention has been paid to the importance of...

Strengthening mental health and psychosocial support systems and services for children and adolescents in the East Asia and Pacific region

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to strengthen mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) systems and services for children and young people in the East Asia and Pacific region.  Children, adolescents and caregivers already faced significant challenges in accessing the mental...

READINESS FOR PRACTICE OF NEWLY QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKERS: EXPERIENCES OF SUPERVISORS AT SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANISATIONS IN THE WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

The readiness of newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) for practice appears to be a growing area of research, however, there is little focus on the professional identities of NQSWs, and a lack of relevant literature on the readiness of NQSWs within a South African context. Global research...

Putting children and youth participation at the heart of care reform

Putting Children and Young People at the Heart of Care Reform is an introductory manual aimed at practitioners. The manual provides a comprehensive overview of how to meaningfully engage children and young people in care reform. It covers the legal and theoretic framework, the basics in how to...

Safeguarding Toolbox: For organizations to develop & implement effective, relevant safeguarding policies and practices

Changing the Way We CareSM (CTWWC) is committed to bold and highest quality child protection and safeguarding in all of its work. Within the initiative, they sought to ensure that children and young people at risk of or outside of family care are safeguarded.

Integrating Mental Health and Psychosocial Support into Youth Programming: A Toolkit

This Integrating Mental Health and Psychosocial Support into Youth Programming: A Toolkit provides strategies and tools for designing, implementing, and evaluating mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) programs and activities for youth in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and...

Minimum Standards for the Care of Children in Residential Care Facilities

This document presents a set of minimum standards of care, which it is recommended that residential care facilities strive to adopt, particularly those residential care facilities engaged with or receiving support from Catholic Relief Services. The standards are designed to be applicable to a...

Psychosocial support for children from teachers, psychologist and social workers at schools (in Albanian)

This online course is dedicated to teachers, psychologists and social workers at schools to provide psychosocial support for children affected by COVID-19. It was developed in the framework of the project “Emergency and recovery support for vulnerable children and families affected by the COVID-19...

Participant Handbook Companion: Practical Life Skills - A workshop for care leavers and those who have recently left care aged 18 to 25 years

This participants handbook has come into being by care leavers for care leavers. It has been developed based on the myriad of challenges shared and experienced by care leavers, hoping with the hope that it will support others leaving care. This handbook contains materials you can use during and...

Participant Handbook Companion: Practical Life Skills - A workshop for care leavers and those who have recently left care aged 10 to 13 years

This participants handbook has come into being by care leavers for care leavers. It has been developed based on the myriad of challenges shared and experienced by care leavers, hoping with the hope that it will support others leaving care. This handbook contains materials you can use during and...

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