The two-day Follow – up Workshop for Child Protection Officers and Child Protection Committee Members from the states of Andhra, Telangana and Karnataka Northern Dioceses is held at CSI BCC campus, Bangalore from 15th to 16th of January 2018. This program is jointly organized by KNH and CSIBCC. Totally 30 CPC members, 3 CPO’s and one Program Executive have participated in this program.
Mr. Sathish Samuel, CPP - KNH Consultant
Mr. Thomas Jayaraj, National Trainer, KNH-CPP India Programme
Ms. L.T Stegana Jency, National Co-trainer, KNH India CPP Programme
Ms. Saranya Sathish – Medical Social Worker
The inaugural session of the “Follow – up workshop for Child Protection Officers and Child Protection Committee Members” was started with a word of prayer by Mr. Prasanth Solomon, Associate. Director, CSI BCC.
While speaking in the inaugural function, Mr. Anil Kumar Charles, Director CSI BCC, appreciated the participants for effectively implementing the CSI BCC Child Protection Policy at Project level for the safety and protection of children. Mr. Sathish Samuel – CPP Consultant explained the commitment of KNH in implementing the CPP at all levels.
Mr. Thomas Jayaraj, National Trainer, KNH-CPP India Program, spoke about two-day workshop.
The need of organizational Child Protection Policy and its effective implementation
In this session, the participants were made into 5 groups and conducted quiz competition on Child Protection Policy. The group members were actively participated and learned more about CPP.
Sharing of experiences (Presentation Project wise)
The participants were given the opportunity to present their experiences in implementing CSI BCC child protection policy at the project level and its best practices and challenges. Each diocesan CPC members have presented the same through skit, charts, flex banner and PPT. The participants have learned the “Best Practices” in implementing CPP from each diocese.
Sharing of experiences (Presentation Project wise) The same above-mentioned program continued.
The facilitator has explained the importance of Psychosocial Intervention for Children. She also explained about comfort zone, stretch/learning zone and panic/danger zone through play way method. The participants have actively involved and understood the concept of behaviour empowering support technique.
Addressing Challenges and gaps in the effective implementation of Child Protection Policy.
The CCRD team have identified the challenges and gaps in implementing CPP at Project level during their visits to various projects and suggestions for same were given for effective implementation of CCP.
The participants were requested to present their challenges and gaps in implementing CPP at diocesan wise. The same was discussed and found the solutions for effective implementation of CPP.
Session – 5
Finally, the participants were requested to prepare an action plan for implementing CPP at the project level for the next year and the same have collected from them for monitoring purpose.
Closing and vote of thanks:
The Child Protection Committee Members were happy and expressed that the two days workshop was very much informative and helpful for effective implementation of Child Protection Policy at the project level. They also thanked the facilitators for capacitating them on implementing CPP and thanked CSI BCC for organizing the program and for the hospitality extended during these two days.
Finally, the Director, CSIBCC thanked all the participants and the resource team. The meeting concluded with the prayer offered by Associate Director, CSI BCC.
P. Kiran Kumar