Category: Managing CBR

These resources are intended to guide the implementation and evaluation of community based rehabilitation programs.
  • CBR Guidelines: Education Component
    • The main focus of the guidelines is to provide a basic overview of key concepts, identify goals and outcomes that CBR programmes should be working towards, and provide suggested activities to achieve these goals. This booklet examines education component of the CBR matrix. PDF format.
  • CBR Guidelines: Empowerment Component
    • The main focus of the guidelines is to provide a basic overview of key concepts, identify goals and outcomes that CBR programmes should be working towards, and provide suggested activities to achieve these goals. This part of the guidelines examines empowerment component of the CBR matrix. PDF format.
  • CBR Guidelines: Health Component
    • The main focus of the guidelines is to provide a basic overview of key concepts, identify goals and outcomes that CBR programmes should be working towards, and provide suggested activities to achieve these goals.This booklet examines health component of the CBR matrix. PDF format.
  • CBR Guidelines: Introductory Booklet
    • The main focus of the guidelines is to provide a basic overview of key concepts, identify goals and outcomes that community based rehabilitation (CBR) programmes should be working towards, and provide suggested activities to achieve these goals. PDF format.
  • CBR Guidelines: Livelihood Component
    • The main focus of the guidelines is to provide a basic overview of key concepts, identify goals and outcomes that CBR programmes should be working towards, and provide suggested activities to achieve these goals. This booklet examines livelihood component of the CBR matrix. PDF format.
  • CBR Guidelines: Social Component
    • The main focus of the guidelines is to provide a basic overview of key concepts, identify goals and outcomes that CBR programmes should be working towards, and provide suggested activities to achieve these goals. This booklet examines social component of the CBR matrix. PDF format.
  • CBR: Inclusive Policy Development & Implementation
    • This publication was developed from conference presentations and discussions that took place in South Africa in 2007. This book seeks to address such questions as: What are the relevant international guidelines and policies? How can they be implemented? How do they (or even 'do they?') relate to CBR? How can they be used to support the development of CBR?
  • Community Approaches to Handicap in Development (CAHD): The Next Generation of CBR Programmes
    • This paper presents the basics of one approach to addressing disability in developing countries. Community Approaches to Handicap in Development (CAHD) builds on the pioneering work done by others in the CBR field and presents a bridge between CBR and development.
  • Community Based Rehabilitation and the Health Care Referral Services: A Guide for Program Managers
    • A guide to health care referral services from a community based rehabilitation perspective, designed for policy makers and managers.
  • Guidelines for Conducting, Monitoring and Self-Assessment of Community Based Rehabilitation Programs
    • The aim of these guidelines is to help people working in the area of community based rehabilitation incoporate monitoring and self assessment activities into their own programmes. PDF format.
  • Manual for CBR Planners
    • A manual for workers developing community-based rehabilitation (CBR) plans. Covers: history, planning, resources, women, community participation, sustainability, evaluation, and training. PDF format.
  • Skills Development through Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR): A Good Practice Guide
    • Presents an overview of effective development strategies and practices for vocational and other skills for people with disabilities. Provides tips for policy makers, CBR practitioners and other training personnel on planning and implementing programmes to develop skills and to support access to work. PDF format.
  • Understanding Community Approaches to Handicap in Development (CAHD)
    • This document is intended to provide a basic orientation on an expanded concept for implementing Community Based Rehabilitation that is called CAHD: Community Approaches to Handicap in Development. PDF format.
  • Using Evaluation Information to Improve Programmes
    • This guide is for people involved with community based rehabilitation programs or any group that wishes to monitor, assess, and evaluate their projects. It describes how evaluations can be used, explains why some organizations may be reluctant, shares examples of the kind of information that could be gathered, and offers guidance in using evaluation results in planning future activities. PDF format.