The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and the International Rescue Committee, with generous funding from OFDA, cordially invite you to:
Supporting and Sustaining Quality Child Protection Case Management in Humanitarian Settings
Child Protection caseworkers in humanitarian settings respond to some of the world’s most vulnerable children who face risks of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation. Children in humanitarian contexts often experience significant losses and a deterioration of their protective environment. On a daily basis, caseworkers engage with children and families in order to provide direct support and connect them to life-saving services. In such environments, clear solutions and decisions regarding children’s best interests are often complex and unclear.
Caseworkers are expected to have numerous skills: to communicate effectively and safely with children, families and community members; analyze children’s vulnerabilities; and advocate with legal, nutrition, health, education and other actors. With the complexity of the work and the high demands on caseworkers, we often observe high levels of burn-out, gaps in funding streams and one-off trainings that can lead to harm.
Please join us to hear from a variety of perspectives: from the field, global experts and donors about current resources that have been developed in order to start-up, support and sustain quality case management. We will discuss achievements and challenges in implementing case management in humanitarian settings; and will particularly focus on issues related to strengthening and supporting the workforce. We will also ask some difficult questions about why sustaining the workforce and measuring quality case management is so challenging.
We look forward to having an open and fruitful discussion with the audience. We would be delighted to have you join us.
Event: Supporting and Sustaining Quality Child Protection Case Management in Humanitarian Settings
Date: Monday 1st of July 2019
Time: 3pm-6pm (light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the event)
Venue: Graduate Institute, the Maison de la Paix | 2E, chemin Eugène-Rigot, CH-1202 Geneva
Please RSVP to the event by 21 June, by contacting Colleen Fitzgerald (firstname.lastname@example.org)
3:00- 3:15 Welcome and Opening remarks
3:15- 3:45 Presentation on the Supervision and Coaching Package
3:45- 4:00 Q&A with the audience
4:00- 4:30 Introduction to the panel and remarks: Striving toward quality case management
4:30- 5:20 Q&A with the audience
5:20- 5:30 Closing
5:30- 6:00 Light refreshments and networking