Workshops

Resources

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Act for Peace

The NCCA is committed to the safety and well-being of all children. The NCCA takes its duty of care seriously and will aim at all times to provide the safest possible environment for children. This will be achieved by identifying and managing risks that may lead to harm, and dealing immediately with concerns and reports if they arise.
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Communications for Development (2015)

“C4D is defined as a systematic, planned and evidence-based strategic process to promote positive and measurable individual behaviour and social change that is an integral part of development programmes, policy advocacy and humanitarian work... It privileges local contexts and relies on a mix of communication tools, channels and approaches.” (UNICEF, 2011). For more information download the document.

Child Protection Exercises (June)

A member of staff/volunteer hears a rumour that a new member of staff, who has been appointed as a consultant, left his previous job under suspicious circumstances. The rumours are about inappropriate behaviour with underage boys in the village where he was based.
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Developing Messages (2015)

A message is a brief, values-based statement aimed at a targeted audience that captures a positive concept and conveys the organisation’s fundamental values. For more information download the document.

Child Welfare Decree

Where a professional becomes aware or reasonably suspects during the practice of his profession, that a child has been or is being, or is likely to be harmed; and as far as he is aware, no other professional has notified the Permanent Secretary (Women & Social Welfare) about the harm or the professional must immediately give notice of the harm or likely harm to such child to the PS in writing or by facsimile, email or other reliable means of communication, where necessary the professional may, subject to s.6 give oral notice likely harm
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Communications for Special Needs (2015)

Communication is part of daily life and cannot be considered separately from other activities. Having an effective communication system influences the success of our projects and our ability to positively influence the lives of the constituents with whom we work.
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Indicators of sexual abuse

Many of the physical indicators of sexual abuse are only identifiable via a medical examination. For example: - Sexually transmitted diseases - Semen in the vagina - Vaginal or anal injury or scarring - Injury to the penis or scrotum - Abrasions tears and - Bruises to the vagina or anus - Chronic urinary tract infections or difficulty urinating - Bleeding from the anus or vagina
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Communications 101 (2015)

- Who will tell your story? - Through whose eyes will the story be told? - What medium will you use –print, TV, radio? - Why this medium? - Will you use news format, feature or both?
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Indicators of physical abuse

- Bruises, burns, sprains, dislocations, bite marks, cuts, welts, scratches - Fractured bones - Poisoning - Internal injuries - Shaking injuries - Strangulation marks - Ingestion of alcohol and drugs - Dislocations - Head injuries
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