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CBRD Department

Capacity Building & Research and Development Department

 
 

The Capacity Building and Research & Development Department (CBRD) is comprised of two units that work closely and collaboratively: the Capacity Building unit and the Research and Development unit.

 

The CBRD department aims to build and strengthen the skills needed by child protection actors in order to effectively work with children and their families. The team comprised of experts in psychology, social work, and public health.

Our experts offer training sessions and workshops that are competency-based and are the result of a structured needs analysis and design strategy. 

 

They also develop Child Protection Policies for organizations to support them in preventing harm to children through clear procedures and guidelines. The policy is created with the involvement of all stakeholders within the organization.

Our CBRD experts also collaborate with national and international partners to develop independent scientific research studies related to child protection 

 

 

Some of the most commonly addressed themes for training sessions and workshops include:

1. Detection and referral of child abuse

Objectives:

This training is intended for any professional working with children.

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

·       Detect the four types of abuse (physical, psychological, sexual and neglect)

·       Identify the consequences of abuse on children's development

·       Identify and apply the correct referral pathways according to law 422

·       Apply professional ethics when dealing with child abuse

 

 

2. Child-Friendly communication

Objectives:

This training is intended for any professional working with children.

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

·       Integrate child-friendly attitudes and beliefs with practice

·       Demonstrate non-violent communication skills for children

·       Apply non-violent communication skills with children

·       Minimize barriers to effective communication with children

 

 

3. Effective communication and behavioral management

Objectives:

This training is intended for professionals working in an educational setting (school, shelter).

By the end of the training session participants will be able to:

·       Implement classroom management strategies

·       Develop appropriate responses to challenging behaviors in the classroom

·       Recognize the importance of positive discipline with children

·       Apply non-violent communication techniques with children

 

 

4. Understanding and responding to children's sexual behaviors

Objectives:

This training is intended for teachers and caregivers.

By the end of the training session participants will be able to:

·       Recognize developmentally appropriate child sexual behavior

·       Differentiate developmentally appropriate and problematic child sexual behavior; and know when to refer to a professional

·       Respond effectively to a range of developmentally appropriate and problematic child sexual behavior  

·       Provide children with basic and safety information related to sexual behavior, according to their developmental age.

 

 

5. Techniques to build and strengthen resilience in children

Objectives:

This training is addressed to any professional working with children.

By the end of the training session participants will be able to:

·       Demonstrate understanding of resilience in children

·       Recognize the importance of mediation techniques, such as art and play, in the psychosocial follow-up of children  

·       Implement at least one technique from the "Tutors of Resilience" handbook by the Catholic University of Milan

·       Implement at least one technique from the “Lego Bricks Training: A Medium in Education and Psychosocial Practices”

 

 

 

 

himaya is the only NGO in the Middle East accredited by Gordon Training International to conduct their world-class training programs. These pioneering programs were created by award-winning psychologist and three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Dr. Thomas Gordon in 1962. It has helped millions of parents, teachers, and specialists around the world better deal with children; especially after a major revision of the programs completed in July 2006 which included up-to-date examples and new content. Our CBRD professionals offer the following training programs:

Teacher Effectiveness Trainings (T.E.T) 

Parent Effectiveness Trainings (P.E.T).

 

 

 

Developing and Implementing a Child Protection Policy (CPP):

A CPP is an institutional pledge to prevent intentional and unintentional harm to children by setting guidelines and procedures. It is a commitment by an organization to create a positive environment for children where all members act consistently to preserve and promote the wellbeing of children. A CPP is adapted to the existing context of the organization by taking into consideration operations, existing policies, organizational structures and the input of community members.

 

 

 

Research Request form: https://goo.gl/forms/VK4sKRzUyHpbmst22 

 
 

For further information contact us:

cbrd@himaya.org or 71/702316

 

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