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Standardized social work methods and strategies in the roles of child protection workers: A report from Kuwaitis Child Protection Workers

Protection workers around the world are faced with methods and strategies to protect children at risk. Therefore, this article aims to identify the methods that are applied in the State of Kuwait by workers in the field of child protection in hospitals and community police, as well as the Kuwaiti...

Compassion Fatigue in Out of Home Care Workers: A Systematic Review

Evidence suggests that providing out-of-home care to children is associated with high levels of compassion fatigue, possibly due to various work-related factors. This review examined the existing literature to determine the extent to which out of home care work results in compassion fatigue. To do...

Support to ‘non-clients’: care managers’ role in direct and indirect carer support

Social service provision in Europe has increasingly incorporated informal carers. Consequently, these carers are now included within the scope of all social workers, including care managers. Most support for carers is indirect support, where opportunities for respite are channelled through the care...

Country-Led Evaluation of Social Welfare Workforce Capacity Building Initiatives in Timor-Leste

Since achieving independence, the Government of Timor-Leste has made significant progress toward establishing a comprehensive and functioning child protection system, with considerable assistance from partners like UNICEF. Nevertheless, formal social services designed to support child victims are...

Rising Stronger Together: Nurturing Resilience in Teams

This webinar, from the U.S. Office of Victims of Crime Training and technical Assistance Center, focuses on understanding the impact of vicarious trauma on teams and how collaborative partnerships are essential for delivering high quality services to victims and survivors and mitigating the impact...

EQUIP - Ensuring Quality in Psychological Support

Ensuring Quality in Psychological Support is a joint WHO/UNICEF project to improve the competence of helpers and the consistency and quality of training and service delivery.

ASEAN Regional Guidance on “Empowering Women and Children: Delivering Quality Social Work Services for Those at Risk of or Affected by Violence

This Regional Guidance aims to support policymakers and members of the social service workforce and allied sectors in The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States  to design and deliver quality social work services for women and children at risk of or who have experienced...

Factors Influencing Child Protection Competence of Social Workers in Hanoi, Vietnam

This study aimed to determine factors influencing child protection competence of social workers in social service institutions providing child protection services in Hanoi, Vietnam and measure the influence of these factors on their child protection competence.

Contemporary Challenges Facing Social Work in Turkey: Would Global Agenda Be Relevant?

The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development (GA) aims at strengthening the social work profession by building linkages between global challenges and local responses. Against the neoliberal conservative policy transformation in the last two decades, this article focuses on the effects...

Integrating the Global Agenda of Social Work and Social Development in the Republic of Cyprus

Cyprus is a nation of great history, old and new, that makes up a controversial and often stressful environment in which social work is practiced. The intent of this paper is to highlight the Cypriot context and discuss how the Global Agenda is integrated in it.

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