Resource Center on COVID-19 and Children's Care

This section includes resources on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to child protection and children's care.


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This section includes resources and tools related to alternative care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section highlights tools and resources for child protection in the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources for promoting nurturing care and positive development for children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources and tools for mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources related to separated children that may be useful during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources related to children with disabilities and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mary Elizabeth Collins & Astraea Augsberger - Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice ,

This policy analysis examines the impact of COVID-19 policy guidance on the role of workers who provide outreach to transition-age care leavers.

Better Care Network and UNICEF,

This new discussion paper produced by UNICEF and Better Care Network elaborates on the extraordinary challenges facing children and families across the globe, and the steps that can be taken to ensure their inclusion in COVID-19 recovery plans.

UNICEF,

This brief article from UNICEF describes UNICEF's work with partners in Côte d’Ivoire to assist children on the move during the COVID-19 pandemic, "providing them with psychosocial support through counselling and drama therapy, as well as access to education, shelter, meals, clean water and sanitation facilities. UNICEF also works with partners to help reunite children on the move with their families."

UNICEF,

This edition of Humanitarian Action for Children – UNICEF’s annual humanitarian fundraising appeal – describes the ongoing crises affecting children on the move, including from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, and people affected by COVID-19; the strategies that UNICEF is using to respond to these situations; and the donor support that is essential in this response.

Rika Swanzen and Gert Jonker - Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond,

This study evaluates the experiences from a case study against aspects such as emergency response to vulnerable populations and other sources from the literature to serve as guidelines for the management of an epidemic in a child and youth care centre (CYCC). To help understand the effects of the epidemic on the centre, this article describes experiences in terms of the meeting of needs.

Martin Punaks and Samjyor Lama - Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond,

This article compares and contrasts two humanitarian emergencies and their impact on Nepal: these are the Nepal earthquake in 2015 and the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

UNICEF,

This edition of Humanitarian Action for Children – UNICEF’s annual humanitarian fundraising appeal – describes the ongoing crises affecting children on the move and COVID-19 in Mexico and Central America (including unaccompanied and separated children); the strategies that UNICEF is using to respond to these situations; and the donor support that is essential in this response.

Saralyn C. Ruff and Deanna Linville - Children and Youth Services Review,

This study assessed the needs, concerns, and strengths of young adults (ages 18 - 26), previously placed in foster care, in response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Annie E. Casey Foundation,

This KIDS COUNT policy report examines how households with children are faring during the pandemic. Its findings are primarily based on surveys conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Deirdre S. Williams - Shared Trauma, Shared Resilience During a Pandemic,

This article explores the risk of significant shared traumatic stress among public child welfare (PCW) workers.