Training on Child Protection in Emergencies

Project Management, Training

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About the Course

In an emergency situation the lives, physical and mental wellbeing, or development opportunities for children are threatened as a result of armed conflict, disaster or the breakdown of social or legal order. Child protection in emergencies is based upon the prevention of and response to abuse, neglect, exploitation of and violence against children in emergencies.

This training is designed to the capacity of child protection practitioners in humanitarian settings by using and applying the most up to date and best practice when it comes to CPIE Programming.

Target Participants

This training is aimed at child protection practitioners in humanitarian settings.

Course Duration

5 Days

What you will learn

By the end of this course the learners should be able to:

  • Understand risk factors that make children vulnerable during emergencies
  • Develop knowledge of best practices in prevention, preparedness and response to protecting children in emergencies
  • Develop skills to protect children in emergencies situation
  • Understand the minimum standards for protecting children in humanitarian settings
  • Improve the prevention and response programming of the child protection in emergencies situation
  • Develop response and contingency plans for child protection  

What you will learn

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Principles and Approaches to Child Protection in Emergencies
  • Module 2: Child Protection Assessments and Response Planning
  • Module 3: Addressing Child Protection Needs
  • Module 4: Developing Child Protection Strategies
  • Module 5: Mainstreaming Child Protection in other Humanitarian Sectors

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate of course completion.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more [email protected]