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Jul 20, 2017

New TSG 5&6 Update

Following the development of the first four Thematic Subgroups (TSGs), the Family Care First community in Cambodia has recently established two additional TSGs to proactively develop actions with research and learning opportunities to address the needs of Children left behind by Migration (TSG 5) and to promote the benefits of Early Nurturing Care (TSG 6) in the first few years of children’s lives.<

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Jul 07, 2017

CCT Works with Communities to Keep Families Together

Raising awareness about the importance of family-based care at a community level, and identifying the vulnerabilities and challenges that lead to family separation and the institutionalisation of children are key to keeping families together.

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Jul 05, 2017

Family and Child Vulnerability Index Progress

While some information exists on the causes of family and child vulnerability and the drivers of child-family separation in Cambodia, this data has not been rigorously researched nor integrated into a user-friendly risk assessment tool. The ID Poor mechanism, under the Ministry of Planning, identifies the most vulnerable households. In addition, some NGOs in Cambodia use program-specific indicators to identify the

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Jul 03, 2017

Partners Continue Support Case Management System

A number of partner organizations expressed interest in integrating the Case Management System (CMS) into their programs. Over the past quarter, Children in Families (CiF) continued to consult with and provide training on the CMS to nine local and international organizations across Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Battambang and Sihanouk Ville. The nin

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Jun 20, 2017

Technical Working Group Consultative Meeting

Plan International is implementing the National Consultation action with intention to consolidate frameworks for child protection in Cambodia. The activity is in Thematic Subgroup 1, funded by Global Alliance for Children, as a part of the Family Care First (FCF)

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May 23, 2017

RCI Director Experience Sharing Meeting

A meeting between Residential Care Institutions (RCI) Directors who are in transition and other RCI Directors was organized in Phnom Penh by M’lup Russey Organization on May 23, 2017. The meeting provided an opportunity for RCI Directors who are in transition to share their experience to encourage other RCI Directors to consider the transition and participants could discuss on reasons why they should change their RCI’s activities to the com

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Mar 24, 2017

Child Protection System Workshop for TSG Members

On March 23 and 24, 2017, a workshop on Child Protection Systems (CPS) was conducted by Plan International with 38 (12 female) participants who are members of the FCF’s four Thematic Subgroups (TSGs). Following the workshop,

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Mar 18, 2017

Social Work Day Celebration in Cambodia

In support of World Social Work Day, the APSWC (Association of Professional Social Workers of Cambodia) took the lead in coordinating and planning a Social Work Day held on March 18, 2017 in Phnom Penh Cambodia.  This event received close collaboration and support from DSW-RUPP, National Institute of Social Affairs (NISA) and Social Services of Cambodia (SSC). Overall support for the event came from APSWC and Family Care First, through SSC.

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Mar 16, 2017

Cambodia Social Work Campaign Supports Sustainable Development Goals

Ellen Minotti, Director of Social Services of Cambodia (SSC), was a speaker in a webinar of the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance on March 16, 2017. The activity was organized in connection with the World Social Work Day.

 

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Feb 26, 2017

Social Work Students Enthusiastic to Learn about CMS

Students of Master of Arts in Social Work (MSW) were enthusiastic to learn about a Case Management System (CMS) a part of their course. A presentation on the CMS was provided on February 26, 2017 by Mr. Chris Ellinger, Social Work Technical Advisor for the organization Children in Families (CiF), to 17 students (7 females) who are undertaking their Master degree in Social Work at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP).

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Feb 21, 2017

MoSVY Official Conveys Support for FCF

“I support Family Care First, that is why I am committed to be present in this workshop the whole day even though I got a cold and have other work to do as well”, said H.E. Touch Channy, General Technical Director of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, in a

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Feb 09, 2017

Multi-Disciplinary Advisory Group Launched

On February 9, 2017, the Multi-Disciplinary Advisory Group (MDAG) was launched. The MDAG was established through the Family Care First initiative and coordinated by Hagar International and First Step Cambodia. The aim of the group is to develop a set of minimum - social wor

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Dec 07, 2016

KSWG Inaugural Workshop

The Knowledge Sharing Working Group (KSWG) is a strategic component of the FCF structure with responsibility for co-designing an overarching measurement system with partners that gathers and maintains data on a common set of indicators.  It is also meant to be a catalyst for strategic learning, evidence generation, and knowledge sharing.  The inaugural meeting was held December 7 until 8, 2016 in Phnom Penh with 21 local and

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Nov 30, 2016

TWGI Inaugural Workshop

From November 30 until December 1, 2016, the Inaugural Workshop of the Technical Working Group for Implementation (TWGI) was hosted in Siem Reap with attendance of 57 representatives from Government’s relevant ministries, local and international organizations and community members. The 2-day workshop is

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Oct 28, 2016

Thematic Sub-groups Meeting

October 28, 2016: A full Thematic Sub-Groups Meeting was conducted by the Global Alliance for Children (GAC) with attendance of 47 representatives of TSG members (27 female participants).

 

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Oct 03, 2016

FCF Presented in Alternative Care Conference

Family Care First (FCF) in Cambodia was presented in the International Alternative Care Conference in Geneva October 3-5, 2016.

 

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