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South African National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW) & CYC-Net2 Jul 2019
Durban, South Africa

The National Executive Committee of the South African National Association of Child Care Workers(NACCW) and the Board of Governors of CYC-Net have announced details of the 22nd NACCW Biennial Conference and the 4th CYC-Net World Conference to be held in Durban, South Africa from 2-4 July 2019.

Mariam Adepeju Abdulraheem-Mustapha - Child Justice Administration in Africa30 May 2019

This chapter from the boom Child Justice Administration in Africa examines the development of the child justice system in South Africa. The empirical findings in this book revealed the models put in place for alternative care of children in need of care and protection, which the author believes were hindered by inadequate budgetary allocations and could have been recorded in the administration of child justice in South Africa.

Siphokazi Kwatubana & Mashuda Ebrahim - Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal17 Apr 2019

This research investigated the psychosocial-support provision for learners from child-headed households (CHHs) in five public high schools in South Africa.

Zeenat Yassin, Charlene Jennifer Erasmus, Josè Frantz - Global Social Welfare14 Feb 2019

This study explored children orphaned by AIDS perceptions and experiences of HIV-related stigma and how it has affected their psychosocial well-being.

Leila Patel, Tessa Hochfeld, Eleanor Ross, Jenita Chiba, Karin Luck - The Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA), University of Johannesburg1 Feb 2019

This report presents the findings of an intervention study evaluating the short-term outcomes of Sihleng’imizi Family Programme, an evidence-based preventative social-educational intervention.

Röhrs S, Delany A & Mathews S - Children's Institute University of Cape Town1 Jan 2019

This briefing paper reports on the lessons learnt from a process evaluation of the child protection component of the Global Fund’s Young Women and Girls (YWG) programme, a multi-pronged HIV prevention programme targeting young women and girls implemented in 10 districts in South Africa.

Priscilla Gerrand, Garth Stevens - Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk1 Jan 2019

This paper explores how Black South Africans perceive and experience the adoption assessment process regarding the adoption of abandoned children.

Rajeshree Moodley, Tanusha Raniga, Vishanthie Sewpaul - Emerging Adulthood19 Dec 2018

Informed by the qualitative method and the descriptive-interpretive design, this study, which was underscored by radical humanist goals of structural social work, reflects the voices of 16 youth who had transitioned out of care.

Leila Patel, Tessa Hochfeld, Jenita Chiba - International Journal of Social Welfare6 Dec 2018

This qualitative study sought to explore the perspectives of a group of South African caregivers, all of whom were in receipt of a Child Support Grant (CSG), in relation to their own caregiving and family functioning.

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance28 Nov 2018

Presenters of this webinar will share background on the history of tthe South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP), its role and composition.