Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS)6 Mar 2013
This handbook, Moving Forward: Implementation of the ‘Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children,’ is aimed at legislators, policy-makers and decision-makers, as well as professionals and care providers, to support the implementation of the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children, endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2009. It explains the key thrusts of the Guidelines, outlines the kind of policy responses required, and describes ‘promising’ examples of efforts already made to apply them in diverse communities, countries, regions and cultures.
Practical guidance on responding to the protection and care needs of children separated from their families, with sections on consideration of and arrangements for interim care, family reunion, and alternative long-term placements.
Save the Children Alliance, UNHCR, UNICEF and OHCHR1 Jan 2001
Training materials on the threats to children’s development from displacement and armed conflict and other emergency situations. It includes guidance on strategies to promote children’s development in adverse conditions.