Core Elements of Success in OVC Care
Benchmark Practices for Improving Outcomes of Children Together
The new CAFO “Core Elements” self-assessment tool is designed for leaders of organizations serving vulnerable children worldwide. It enables a swift, customized review of current program strengths and opportunities for growth.
The “Core Elements” distill much of today’s best global OVC guidance, refined with input from CAFO member organizations, field experts, and other practitioners.
FREE TOOL FOR CAFO MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS
1. Offers leaders a clearer picture of their OVC program strengths and opportunities for growth;
2. Turns current OVC research and guidance into usable self-knowledge;
3. Provides resource suggestions for organizations desiring to improve their quality of care;
4. Helps leaders direct their limited time, funds, and other resources to high value priorities;
CORE ELEMENTS PRINCIPLES
The Core Elements self-assessment and toolkit are available to all CAFO members. Interested in becoming a member?
Tools and Resources
On Understanding Orphan Statistics
A Continuum of Care for Orphans and Vulnerable Children
Alternative Care Guidelines
What Neuroscience and Social Science Tell Us About the Effect of Care Environments on Children
Basic Principles of Monitoring and Evaluation: Measuring Effectiveness
Protecting and Honoring Vulnerable Children in Media
From Faith to Action
Harvard Center on the Developing Child