This report explores ways for public agencies to ensure that children receive the care they need by enlisting more volunteers to step forward as foster parents and by encouraging the extraordinary individuals who have already answered the call to continue their commitment to care. The report identifies three major themes for engaging and empowering foster parents: ensuring quality caregiving for children; forging strong relationships; and, finding and keeping more amazing caregivers.
Lynn Walker, Farm Orphan Support Trust of Zimbabwe3 Mar 2010
A training manual on supporting children and young people who have been orphaned or affected by HIV and AIDS. It provides exercises for caregivers and other adults on understanding how children experience loss and grief and on the types of social and psychological supports such children will need.
Colin Cotterill for End Child Prostitution, Child Pornagraphy and the Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT)3 Mar 2010
A compilation of low-budget activities (e.g. play, sport, games, arts/crafts, music/movement, drama, reading/listening, and creative expression) for non-psychosocial professionals working at drop-in or residential centers.
A report from the first-ever Global Youth Microenterprise Conference in 2007. This publication provides insights into the challenges facing youth livelihood development and its benefits for young people and communities.