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The time is now: Closing the Pediatric Treatment Gap and Building Resilience among Female Sex Workers and their Children

September 21, 2018

This field note published in AIDS 2018 addresses the needs of female sex workers and their children. It advocates for programs to develop and scale up comprehensive and integrated, stigma-free services for this vulnerable population.

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Webinar Slides: Addressing the Children of Key Populations

September 21, 2018

In conjunction with the release of guidance on Addressing the Children of Key Populations a webinar was held to give an overview of the new guidance, give examples of working models in three countries and discuss gaps through a West and Central Africa data review. The slide deck is viewable by clicking the “Preview” button.

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Addressing the Children of Key Populations

September 21, 2018

This guidance highlights key considerations for the design of effective treatment, care and support models targeting female sex workers and their children. It includes current working models from six countries and provides recommendations for monitoring and evaluation in key population programming.

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Standards for Child Participation

September 17, 2018

This document focuses on the meaningful, appropriate, safe and ethical participation of children in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning activities.

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Guidance on Accountability to Children

September 17, 2018

This guidance gives an overview of the basic principles and practices of beneficiary accountability in child‑centered programs.

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Checklist for monitoring the quality of child-friendly spaces and psychosocial support for children

September 17, 2018

This checklist will help people who provide psychosocial support to children or supervise child-friendly spaces to adhere to quality standards during program implementation.

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Measuring Children’s Psychosocial Well-being

September 17, 2018

This guidance helps field practitioners to develop a programmatically appropriate definition of psychosocial well‑being in relation to children, along with indicators that are responsive to that definition. It aids the selection of appropriate data collection methods and the development of corresponding data collection tools.

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Singing to the Lions: A Guide to Overcoming Fear and Violence in Our Lives

September 17, 2018

Singing to the Lions is a free training package (facilitator’s guide, supplement and video) by CRS, that is designed to help children and youth lessen the impact of violence and abuse in their lives. The main component is a three-day workshop where participants learn skills that can help them transform their lives and no longer feel dominated by fear. Although the workshop… View Article

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After help leaves: post-graduation outcomes in PEPFAR-supported OVC projects in Nigeria

September 12, 2018

The Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) project traced a sample of graduated OVC and their primary caregivers to assess their well-being and to understand the perceived changes in OVC well-being following graduation from a PEPFAR-funded OVC program. This tracer study provides evidence on the state of and perceived changes in child and caregiver well-being… View Article

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Framework for Strengthening Integration of Mental Health in Programs for Children Orphaned or Made Vulnerable by HIV (OVC)

September 6, 2018

Mental health is a fundamental component of adult, child and community health and well-being. When mental health is not considered or addressed, there can be significant impacts on an individual, the family and the community. This paper aims to provide a framework for existing OVC programs to consider and improve integration of mental health in… View Article

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