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Effective practices and approaches to strengthen the global social service workforce: Results from a Delphi Process
A Delphi review by Bree Akesson and CPC associate director Mark Canavera, sought to identify ways that the social service workforce can be strengthened around the globe.
The Social Service Workforce as Related to Child Protection in Southeast Europe: A Regional Overview
A report by CPC faculty affiliate Bree Akesson was published by the Child Protection Hub for South East Europe; the report provides a summary and regional overview of the social service workforce in that region. This study aimed to lay out the legislative and infrastuctural framework, to consider educational and professional development opportunities, and to explore how these training opportunities are aligned or misaligned with the realities of social service practice.
This report, by the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance, sheds light on key social service workforce data and trends, showcases innovative and effective workforce strengthening initiatives, and highlights the need for more data and focus in this area.
This document introduces a new interest group, Building Evidence for Social Service Workforce Strengthening.
This research, conducted by the CPC Learning Network for UNICEF’s West and Central Africa regional office, sought to better understand how social workers and related professionals are trained and educated –in both formal and less formal ways– to engage in social work practice, especially in regards to child protection, in the region.