Key Thematic Issues
Psychosocial Support

  Education for All in the Conflict Zones of Uganda
Bragin, M. - 2004
This report, which targets CBOs, NGOs, social workers, and policymakers, proposes a way forward to achieve Education For All in war-affected areas through a continuum strategy of more effective education. Sections of interest include pp. 34-50, which contains 16 handouts for teachers and community workers on "Basic Concepts in Psychosocial Work with Children Affected by Armed Conflict" and pp. 25-33 which contains a guide for focus groups on "Learning about community concepts of child development and well being."

  Psychosocial Support to Learners
This chapter contains a summary of suggested strategies and guidance for implementing those strategies, to provide psychosocial support to learners (pp. 113-19), a matrix of symptoms of distress (p. 120), and a series of best practices in providing psychosocial support (p. 121). Extracted from UNESCO IIEP's Guidebook for Planning Education in Emergencies and Reconstruction.

  Eliminating Violence Against Children
UNICEF - 2007
This handbook is designed to promote active and effective follow-up by parliaments and parliamentarians throughout the world to the recommendations of the United Nations Secretary-General's Study on Violence against Children. This handbook uses, with permission, text from the report of the UN Secretary-General's Study to the General Assembly and from the complementary World Report on Violence against Children. The ultimate goal of this handbook is to move States rapidly towards the elimination of all forms of violence against children.