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Older people's association model in linking with health and care systems in Cambodia

To improve the well-being of older people in Asia, HelpAge International and HelpAge Cambodia are piloting an Older People’s Association (OPA) model in Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Indonesia. These multifunctional community-based organisations mobilise older people to improve their own lives and...

Human Trafficking and Child Welfare: A Guide for Child Welfare Agencies

The growing awareness of human trafficking in the United States and abroad requires government and human services agencies to reevaluate old policies and develop new ones for identifying and serving victims. Due to their potentially unstable living situations, physical distance from friends and...

Study on the evolution of the Children and Armed Conflict mandate 1996-2021

This study takes stock of the challenges and achievements of the Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) mandate based on 25 years of existence and suggests a renewed way forward to invigorate the protection of children affected by armed conflict based on prevention, collaboration, reintegration, and a...

It’s time for care, Prioritizing quality care for children - Challenges, opportunities and an agenda for action

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended systems of support, including schools and childcare, shining a spotlight on the importance of quality care for children and those who provide it – the invisible backbone holding up strong and resilient families, communities, and economies. It is essential work,...

Results Matrix for Social Service Workforce Strengthening

This results matrix, developing in collaboration with UNICEF, is meant to guide the measurement of progress toward strengthening the social service workforce.

Child Protection during emergency situations (in Albanian)

This is a specialized online training “on child protection during emergencies” for the for-child protection & social welfare professionals in the local level. The training was developed in the framework of the project “Emergency and recovery support for vulnerable children and families affected...

National Roll-out of Isibindi Year Five and Close-out Report

The National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW) developed the Isibindi “Circles of Care” model in 2001 as a response to the large number of orphans and vulnerable children and youth (OVCY) in South Africa. At the core of the model is the development of a skilled cadre of child and youth care...

Isibindi Family Strengthening Approach

This report is a presentation of an evaluation study that provides a qualitative understanding of the family strengthening approach that underlies the Isibindi model. It describes how the Isibindi approach contributes to the outcomes related to wellbeing indicators, while at the same time...

Towards psychosocial resilience and well-being: A framework to ensure a community-based and contextualised approach to Mental Health and Psychosocial Support intervention

Mental Health and Psychosocial (MHPSS) approaches and interventions have always been important for Terres des hommes and embedded in their programming. They have adopted a framework presented to respond better to the contexts in which they work. 

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