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The Use of Consensus Methodology in Determining Key Research and Practice: Development Questions in the Field of Intervention with Children Associated with Fighting Forces
Over the course of a consultation meeting on best practice in care and protection of children associated with fighting forces, consensus methodology was used to identify areas where research was required to strengthen the knowledge base supporting programming policy.
Young and Astray: An Assessment of Factors Driving the Movement of Unaccompanied Children and Adolescents from Eritrea into Ethiopia, Sudan and Beyond
Building Meaningful Participation in Reintegration Among War-Affected Young Mothers in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Northern Uganda
In this paper, the authors describe community-based participatory action research (PAR), an innovative field practice that meaningfully involved young mothers formerly associated with armed groups and other vulnerable young mothers in their communities in Liberia, Uganda, and Sierra Leone.
Systematic Review of Evidence and Treatment Approaches: Psychosocial and Mental Health Care for Children in War
This systematic review of PubMed, PsychINFO, and PILOTS identified 500 publications (1991–2008) on interventions addressing the psychosocial wellbeing and mental health of children affected by violence in low- and middle-income countries.
The Impact of the School-Based Psychosocial Structured Activities (PSSA) Program on Conflict-Affected Children in northern Uganda
A Psychosocial Structured Activities (PSSA) program was implemented in 21 schools in Northern Uganda identified as amongst those most severely affected by conflict-induced displacement across Gulu and Amuru Districts. The well-being of children who had received the PSSA intervention increased significantly more than for children in the comparison group, as judged by child and parent (but not teacher) report.