Qualitative research for development – A guide for practitioners
Author: Morten Skovdal and Flora Cornish, Save the Children Fund
A useful guide showing how practitioners can use qualitative research to improve practical programming.
Free download until 28 February 2017! http://dx.doi.org/10.3362/9781780448534 Thereafter contact Lucy@childprotectionforum.org
Child and Youth-Centred Accountability – A Guide for Involving Young People in Monitoring & Evaluating Child Protection Systems
Author: Vanessa Currie and Cheryl Heykoop for International Institute for Child Rights and Development
Child-Centred Accountability and Protection Evaluation (CAPE) is a multi-institutional pilot project focused on assessing how the impact of child protection services and programs addressing sexual abuse and exploitation can be measured and evaluated from a child-centred perspective.
Outcome mapping – Building learning and reflection into development programs
Author: Sarah Earl, Fred Carden & Terry Smutylo. Foreword by Michael Quinn Patton
How can we really measure the the impact of our programmes? This book helps practitioners identify and set realistic expectations and goals for outcome mapping.
Presentation by Patrick Onyango – Kampala workshop, 17-18 August, 2016
Author: Patrick Onyango
A presentation on girl mothers in armed forces and groups and their children in Northern Uganda, Liberia and Sierra Leone – Participatory Action Research to assess and improve their situations.
Presentation by Eddy Walakira – Kampala workshop, 17-18 August, 2016
Author: Eddy Walakira
This presentation looks at the results of a War Child Holland initiative in Northern Uganda around prevention of violence against children in a post war setting.
Presentation by Mike Wessells – Kampala workshop, 17-18 August 2016
Author: Mike Wessells
Mike Wessells’ presentation at the Kampala workshop 17-18 August 2016 where he discusses questions about community driven child protection which keep him awake at night.
Presentation: Possibilities, Perils and Pitfalls of doing a CP-KAP
Author: Dr Monica Ruiz-Casares
Dr Monica Ruiz-Casares’ presentation for the webinar “Research on a Shoestring” 17th March 2014.
Presentation: Puff adders, taxi lords and budgets from hell – an A-Z of research disasters
Author: Dr. Lucie Cluver
Dr Lucie Cluver’s presentation from the webinar “Research in a shoestring” 17th March 2014
Community Child Protection Exchange Roadmap to ICASA 2013
Author: Child Protection Forum
Use this roadmap to navigate ICASA and access the most relevant sessions, posters and other events concerning children, child protection, community action, child protection and health systems strengthening and HIV and AIDS.
Policy and programming resource guide for child protection systems strengthening in sub-Saharan Africa- a resource guide
Author: Interagency working group on child protection systems in sub-Saharan Africa
This Resource Guide is intended to provide practical tools and resources for two related groups of stakeholder users: Country level policy and decision makers and international and country level partners who are providing technical assistance and/or funding aimed at system strengthening.
Plan Comparative Analysis of community based child protection mechanisms in Asia – Methodology report
Author: Plan International
This report describes the methodology used by Plan for their comparative analysis of community based child protection mechanisms. The report includes the full set of tools used.
Supporting Young Carers: Programme guidelines for households in which young people are caring for other household members
The overall aims of the guidelines are to help young carers:
1.To feel more empowered (by the acquisition of new knowledge and skills) and less vulnerable in their role as young carers;
2.To feel more supported (by other individuals and groups) in their role as a young carer.
Child Protection Manual – National Training Curriculum, Republic of Uganda
Author: Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation Uganda
The national training manual on child protection in Uganda which aims to ensure the harmonisation, standardisation and institutionalisation of Child Protection Training Materials in Uganda.
Anaylsis, Design and Planning Tool (ADAPT) for Child Protection
Author: World Vision
The ADAPT for Child Protection is a toolkit produced by World Vision for its own programme staff. It has been specifically designed to help with the identification, prioritisation and root cause analysis of child protection issues.
It also helps with the identification and mapping of the systems that are in place to protect children. The toolkit is broken into two major parts.
The first part guides the reader through a national level child protection analysis.
The second part guides programme staff, local partners and other key stakeholders through a local level child protection analysis.
Please note that this is the first draft of ADAPT and it is due for a revision before the end of 2012.
Mainstreaming Psychosocial Care and Support – Facilitating community support structures: lessons learned from Uganda about community-based psychosocial and mental health interventions
Author: REPSSI and TPO Uganda
Practical information about community-based psychosocial and mental health interventions in the aftermath of emergency situations. This learning is derived from the experiences of the Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation in Uganda (TPO) and REPSSI.
Advocacy through community engagement
Author: Child Hope UK
The Child Advocacy Project is a collaborative approach to advocacy addressing access to children’s rights. Working in partnership, four partner organisations have developed strategies for improving access to health, housing and welfare rights of children and families affected by HIV and AIDS and other vulnerable children in South Africa.
The Journey of Life: Community Workshops to Support Children 2005
Building upon “The Journey of Life: A Community Workshop to Support Children,” this 2005 publication includes much of what is available in that earlier workshop manual but also includes a section for holding workshops with children.
The Journey of Life: A Community Workshop to Support Children 2004
This 2004 publication from the Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative, is a workshop designed to raise awareness of the problems and needs of children. It provides guidelines on how the community can find solutions. It was developed in southern and eastern Africa but has been used in a variety of settings. This 49-page booklet includes instructions for the facilitator(s) and concrete workshop planning tools.