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Sharron Frood & Edward Purssell - International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences,

This study used empirical data from health and social care professionals and cluster analysis to identify “barriers to” and “recommendations for” providing care and support to children living as AIDS orphans in township communities in Nelson Mandela Bay South Africa.

Ephodia Sebola, Busisiwe Ntuli, Sphiwe Madiba - The Open Public Health Journal,

This study explored the parenting experiences of orphaned youth heading households in resource-constrainted environments.

Emma Janet Campbell & Leon Holtzhausen - Southern African Journal of Social Work and Social Development,

The aim of this quantitative, inferential research was to investigate how working with vulnerable and abused children and families has an impact on child protection service workers in South Africa.

Gadija Khan, Dane Isaacs, Mokhantšo Gladys Makoae, Lorenza Logan Fluks, Tholang Mokhele, Zitha Mokomane - Child & Family Social Work,

Through the lens of a care framework, the present study aims to explore service providers' perceptions of families caring for CWD in resource‐poor settings in South Africa.

Busisiwe Ntuli, Mathildah Mokgatle, Sphiwe Madiba - PLoS ONE,

This paper describes how experiencing maternal death affects the psychosocial wellbeing of orphaned youth who left school before completing high school.

Adrian D. van Breda - Children and Youth Services Review,

This paper reports on a longitudinal study of young people transitioning out of care and journeying towards young adulthood over a period of five years.

Eale E. Kris & Mphuthi David - Global Journal of Health Science,

The purpose of this study was to explore and describe the perceptions of orphans and vulnerable children’s parents/guardians about the effectiveness of Future Families’ children programme in Olievenhoutbosch as a way to explore how much they are involved in the process of designing the programme activities and if they perceive the programme as effective in responding to their family needs.

Jessica C. Johannisen, Hannelie Yates, Carlien van Wyk - HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies,

This article explores and presents the voices of children regarding how they experience their participation in multidisciplinary meetings at a child and youth care centre.

Mariska Shaw, Marie Steyn, Elzahne Simeon - Children and Youth Services Review,

This is a qualitative study aimed to explore the need for preparing children ageing out of foster care for independent living in South Africa.

Jace Pillay - School Psychology International,

The aim of this article is to discuss the social justice implications for educational psychologists working with orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) who comprise 3.7 million of the population in South Africa.