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The Alliance Resources is a compendium of materials covering all areas related to child protection. The database is searchable by CPMS standard, keyword, type of document and region/country. These resources can be shared freely. We also welcome recommendations for additional materials via the submission form. Your resource will be added after administrator review.

2020 - UNICEF
While schools and other institutions are planning phased openings soon, disruptions are likely to continue for some time to come, emphasizing the need for remote learning and expression opportunities for adolescents. Providing adolescents with such...
2018 - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health
This article is an abridged version of a report by an advisory council to the German government on the psychosocial problems facing refugee families from war zones who have settled in Germany. It omits the detailed information contained in the...
2017 - The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action
There are over 62 million children living in areas of humanitarian crisis. Research has indicated that although secure caregiving can help children face the stressors of war and disaster, in these contexts, caregiving abilities are diminished and...
2017 - The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action
This global, interagency mapping presents the types of psychosocial interventions being conducted, where they are implemented, by whom they are sponsored, and for whom they are designed. 
2017 - Child Development
Validated measures are needed for assessing resilience in conflict settings. An Arabic version of the Child and Youth Resilience Measure (CYRM) was developed and tested in Jordan. Following qualitative work, surveys were implemented with male/female...
2015 - The Alliance
This video provides an overview of Standard 10: Psychosocial Distress and Mental Disorders of the CPMS (Child Protection Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Action). ​For the rest of the CPMS video series, click here.
2014 - UNHCR, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
The insecurity experienced by displaced and refugee children can have damaging physical, social and psychological consequences affecting their well-being and development. In contexts of forced displacement, parents and caregivers may have...
2013 - Child Protection Working Group
This report, issued by the Child Protection Working Group (CPWG), presents the main findings of an interagency child protection assessment  for Syria, covering the period February–May 2013. Graphs within the report present the primary information...
2012 - WHO, World Health Organization
This document provides an approach and a toolkit to help those designing and conducting an assessment of mental health and psychosocial needs and resources in major humanitarian crises. These could include major natural and human-made disasters and...
2012 - World Vision International
Child Friendly Spaces (CFSs) are a widely used tool to help support and protect children in the context of emergencies. Sometimes called Safe Spaces, Child Centered Spaces and Emergency Spaces for Children, CFSs are used by a growing number of...


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