February 13, Webinar on Case Management Best Practices

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
2:00 p.m. London / 4:00 p.m South Africa/ 5:00 p.m. Nairobi

The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance is organizing a webinar that will review new case management resources developed by the Case Management Interest Group of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance. The resources include Core Concepts and Principles of Effective Case Management: Approaches for the Social Service Workforce and a Case Management Tools and Resources Compendium comprised of best practice tools and resources for use at different stages of the case management process.

The new materials will be released during the webinar! Click here to join the webinar

For more information click here

Measuring the Strength of National Social Service Systems

The United States Government and others have made substantial investments to strengthen social service systems for orphans and vulnerable children as one means to control the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

MEASURE Evaluation—funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)—developed 33 core indicators to assess outcomes of social service system strengthening.

This framework can be used by governments and its partners for program monitoring or for an ad hoc assessment to determine the status of the national system and identify gaps for ongoing program interventions. It can also be used to monitor system strengthening outcomes overtime, supporting governments and organizations to document changes resulting from system strengthening efforts.

Read more and download the full guidance document here: www.measureevaluation.org/our-work/ovc/measuring-the-strength-of-national-social-service-systems

Watch a 40-minute webinar about the framework and its application here: https://zoom.us/recording/play/TbXtjpIjtDIijv3z-yT8ikq6qyafxh7Se6tvqIn03FqF1NyvtihE8Cx1pIt8-_hs?autoplay=true

For more information, visit www.measureevaluation.org 

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AIDS Accountability International (AAI) Opportunity: Part-time Personal Assistant the Executive Director with Research Competence

AIDS Accountability International (AAI) is seeking to appoint a Personal Assistant with research competence at the secretariat office in Cape Town.

The PA role will be to assist the Executive Director in all practical matters; travel, meeting preparations and follow-up, administration around the office in general and presence when required. The Research part of the work will contribute to AAI’s work in the form of supporting the Executive Director in research and advocacy work by providing assistance around research activities, research administration/management, reporting.

For more information or to apply click here. Deadline for applications is 8th February 2018.

Winners Announced for the RIATT-ESA Youth Advocacy Blog Competition

During the Children and Youth Pre-Psychosocial Support Forum, 2017, RIATT-ESA hosted a Youth Advocacy Blog Competition. The competition was part of a youth training on using social media for advocacy. About 80 children and youth participated in the training and all participants were all invited to enter the blog writing competition.

Of the participants, 23 young people entered the competition by submitting an advocacy blog that calls for government and the development community to take action. We are now excited to announce the winners of the competition. Congratulations, Justina Kulwa from Tanzania and Dulce Ana Timba from Mozambique.

The prize for the winners in a Lenovo TAB3 710 7" 16GB Tablet.

Click here to read more of the blogs submitted by the youth.