Training on Child Protection

Training, Youth/Children

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Child protection consists of reducing risks to children’s holistic wellbeing, making children's rights to protection a reality, restoring hope and a dignified life where abuse and violence has occured and creating an enabling environment that supports children's positive development. Child protection work considers systems and community-based approaches to protection, including change at the institutional, community, family and individual level.

This course aims to equip child protection practitioners with knowledge and skills to effectively deliver protection services in their various capacities.

Target Participants 

This course is aimed at professionals working in child protection, including probation and social welfare officers, social workers with NGOs/CBOs, teachers, police officers, community development officers, community health educators and state prosecutors.

Course duration 

5 Days 

What you will learn

By the end of this course the participants will be able to: 

  • Understand concepts, approaches, ethics, and principles of child protection Use the child protection framework and policy for assessing issues affecting children
  • Design effective child protection interventions
  • Understand formal and informal child protection systems, as well as roles and responsibilities of actors in child protection
  • Create a protective environment within their communities and activities/projects
  • Respond to child protection through responsive action and remedial action

Course Outline (Main Topics to be Covered)

  • Children and Childhood
  • Introduction to Child Protection
  • Introduction Child Abuse
  • Recognizing and Responding to Child Abuse Concerns
  • Policy and Frameworks for Child Protection
  • Child Protection Systems
  • Child Protection Prevention and Response Strategies
  • Design of Child Protection Interventions
  • Mainstreaming Child Protection in Humanitarian Sector
  • Child Protection in Emergency Context

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]