CHILD PROTECTION Deep Dive WORKSHOP | JAKARTA

Dates: 21 - 22 March 2019
Location: British School Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia

…in-depth training for those who have completed a CIS foundation workshop

  • 21 March 2019, 08.00 - 18.30 (including evening reception)
  • 22 March 2019, 08.00 - 17.00

There are three types of deep dive workshops which run concurrently over two days. Registrants are asked to select which deep dive workshop they wish to attend when they register.

These two-day workshops provide participants with detailed training on a narrow range of topics, providing the tools needed to move beyond compliance and to develop innovative and effective practices in the areas covered. All training is tailored to the specific needs of international school communities.

Deep Dive #1: Introducing a new protocol for international school communities: Managing an allegation of child abuse made against an educator or another adult in school

Only open to individuals who have already attended a foundation workshop

This training takes participants through an in-depth case study over the course of two days – using a series of scenario-based exercises and role play, it explores each stage of an allegation and equips them with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, identify early and respond appropriately to an allegation of abuse. Topics covered include: 

  • Preparation: identifying and building relationships with local agencies, strengthening and implementing policies and establishing a multi-disciplinary managing allegations team,
  • Response: urgent actions; supporting and responding appropriately to victims and alleged perpetrators; legal implications and conflicting duties - how to prioritize different objectives and be aware of (but not hidebound by) legal risks; external reporting obligations, risk assessments and safety plans, communicating in a crisis,
  • Follow-up: steps to take to review your systems and learn lessons
Learning objectives:
  • To guide the establishment of child protection systems within schools
  • To help you to prepare for an allegation of abuse in your community
  • To teach you how to effectively manage allegations of abuse and strengthen decision-making
  • To equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to apply best practice when responding to and following up on an allegation of abuse

Deep Dive #2: Peer-on-peer abuse and online safety: Preventing and responding to abuse and engaging students and parents across cultures

Only open to individuals who have already attended a foundation workshop

This training provides school leaders, designated safeguarding staff and educators with knowledge, skills and resources that they can use to build comprehensive systems to prevent and respond to a peer-on-peer abuse and online safety. Case studies, workshops and role play exercises are used to address topics such as:

  • Understanding the contextual dynamics of peer-on-peer abuse in culturally diverse communities
  • Using resources to identify and prevent harm (both offline and online) within your school community 
  • Writing and implementing school policies to address peer-on-peer abuse and online safety
  • Managing an allegation of peer-on-peer abuse
  • Discussing abuse with parents from diverse cultural backgrounds
Learning objectives:
  • To acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to adopt a whole-school approach to peer-on-peer abuse and online safety, tailored to the specific needs of your community
  • To understand how to manage an allegation of peer on peer abuse
  • To develop new or strengthen existing policies addressing these issues
  • To increase participants’ understanding, skills and confidence to detect and address disclosures of abuse, neglect or exploitation in a culturally competent manner

Deep Dive #3: Peer-on-peer abuse and curriculum development: Engaging student and parents across cultures

Only open to individuals who have already attended a foundation workshop

This training uses case study exercises, policy writing workshops and role play to help counsellors, teachers, nurses and curriculum coordinators to design and implement a comprehensive and age-appropriate curriculum, teaching students to recognize abuse and take steps to protect themselves, in person and online. It also provides training on how to discuss abuse with parents in culturally diverse communities.  Topics include:

  • Understanding the contextual dynamics of peer-on-peer abuse in culturally diverse communities
  • Comprehensive Sexuality and Relationships Education: New curriculum from UNESCO and WHO
  • Developing Self-Protective Skills in Students
  • Discussing abuse with parents from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Incorporating child protection into the curriculum, teaching difficult topics and creating the protected child
Learning objectives:
  • To understand the contextual dynamics of peer-on-peer abuse
  • To acquire the knowledge and skills to teach age-appropriate, healthy relationship education to children and young people in international school communities
  • Explore information, values and attitudes towards relationships and sexual activity (both physical and virtual)
  • To increase participants’ understanding, skills and confidence to detect and address disclosures of abuse, neglect or exploitation in a culturally competent manner

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS*), including case consultation

Only open to Counsellors and Psychologists

*Certification program for counsellors and psychologists

Learning objectives:
  • To become certified to provide Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS).
  • To gain insights, strategies and methods through consultation to address current cases.

How to Register

Registration is open to all faculty and staff, including Board Members/Governors at CIS member schools and universities, CIS affiliated consultants and supporting members.

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