PREVIEW

Family Care for Children with Disabilities: Practical Guidance for Frontline Workers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

June 18, 2018

Globally policies and programs are improving in supporting family care for children –to prevent unnecessary family separation and to support reintegration for children who are outside of family care. A case management approach is also gaining momentum as it has been shown to improve outcomes for children and families. Yet children with disabilities are often… View Article

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What works to end violence against children? Seven things we have learned

June 12, 2018

Violence against children is a problem that is so big and has remained hidden for so long that the only way to effectively address it is to break it down into actionable steps. World Vision has been focused on preventing and responding to violence through a community engagement model which mobilizes evidence-based interventions such as… View Article

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It takes health to end violence against children: Assessing alignment of national health policies with WHO’s Global Plan of Action to address interpersonal violence

June 12, 2018

The World Health Organization has adopted a Global Plan of Action to strengthen the role of the health system to respond to violence against women and children. This Global Plan for Action officially recognizes the role that the health system must play and provides a mandate for countries and their health systems to address violence… View Article

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HIV and Caregiver Common Mental Disorders: Synergistic Impacts on Child Development and Entry Points for Interventions

June 11, 2018

This brief is a summary of the findings published in a longer literature review also available on OVCsupport.org. The brief gives the context of the problem of maternal mental health and its impact on child development, and briefly addresses entry points and screening tools and interventions. A detailed table shows the platforms, interventions, identification and risk… View Article

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Better Parenting Nigeria Community Discussion Guide

May 29, 2018

The Better Parenting Nigeria Community Discussion Guide supplements the Better Parenting Nigeria Facilitator Manual to facilitate guided discussions and learning by parents to improve parenting knowledge, attitudes and skills. Each session has a two-sided Discussion Guide. The front side has an illustration. The back has a Facilitator Table. The facilitator should show the illustration to participants… View Article

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Better Parenting Nigeria Facilitator Manual

May 29, 2018

Better Parenting Nigeria is a parenting education curriculum whose goal is to build caregiver protective factors so that parents can provide better support to children. Better Parenting has four basic parts: two core sections – Cross-Cutting and Other Family Issues, and two supplemental sections – Early Childhood Development and Parenting Adolescents. Using the Better Parenting… View Article

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Using Data to Target and Scale-Up Girls’ Support Programs and Child Marriage Prevention

May 18, 2018

The Child Census tool was developed as part of the Berhane Hewan program in Ethiopia to identify locations where the greatest numbers of girls are out-of-school and/or married. The tool has also served as a rapid baseline survey for project interventions and a way to monitor the impact of interventions in the areas with the… View Article

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HIV-Sensitive Child Protection: Training Course for Auxiliary Social Workers

May 18, 2018

The course is based on a set of core para social worker competencies, that were adapted from the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance’s global core para-social worker (PSW) competencies. The training is organized in the following six modules that can be provided together or separately, depending on user needs. The training package includes a Facilitator Manual… View Article

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Listening to the Needs and Preferences of Adolescents Living with HIV in Nigeria

May 18, 2018

Adolescents form a significant part of the population living with HIV, however there is little evidence-based knowledge on adolescent-friendly interventions for improving HIV-related outcomes. The Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) project partnered with the Girl Effect Nigeria to conduct a study using its Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors (TEGA) methodology to explore the enablers and… View Article

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Short-Term Missions: Guidance to Support Orphans and Vulnerable Children

May 14, 2018

The Short-Term Missions: Guidance to Support Orphans and Vulnerable Children is a comprehensive resource that provides guidance and better practice standards for short-term missions to ensure positive outcomes for vulnerable children, their families, and their communities. This resource has been created for churches, mission agencies, faith-based organizations, donors, institutions of higher learning, and others who are interested in enhancing… View Article

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