R. M. Pasco Fearon, Mark Tomlinson, Robert Kumsta, Sarah Skeen - Development and Psychopathology12 Apr 2017
This report finds that there is a paucity of research on the role of caregiving in low- and middle-income countries, where the protective effects of high-quality care in buffering the child's developing stress regulation systems may be crucial. This paper reports findings from a longitudinal study (N = 232) conducted in an impoverished periurban settlement in Cape Town, South Africa.
Emily Delap, Camilla Jones, Helen Karki Chettri -- Children and Youth Services Review21 Dec 2016
This article discusses the results of a cross-country research project in Sub-Saharan Africa regarding the impact of social protection on loss of parental care, support to foster or kinship care and quality of care and wellbeing in Sub-Saharan Africa.
This video is presented by Better Care Network and UNICEF. It features interviews with experts, including members of the Kenya Care Leavers Association explaining some of the negative impacts of institutionalization and highlighting their efforts to support young people who are transitioning out of care.
CRS is looking for a Senior Technical Advisor to lead and provide technical assistance to SARO’s programming for orphans and vulnerable children, and to provide technical leadership and guidance on issues affecting programming for vulnerable children across the Southern African region.
The Technical Advisor II will work closely with and be based at the Department of Social Welfare to achieve the project objectives, effectively coordinate, manage and monitor and evaluate the case management systems strengthening and child sensitive prevention and response services to violence.