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Towards Effective Child Friendly Space Programmes in Emergencies

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Towards Effective Child Friendly Space Programmes in Emergencies

A Training Package
Date of publication: 
01 May 2014


The Alliance
Child Protection Working Group
Global Education Cluster
Interagency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
IASC Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
Gender-based Violence Area of Responsibility
Publication type: 
Manuals, Toolkits and Guidance
Trainings, Webinars, and Presentations

In 2010 the Child Protection Working Group, Global Education Cluster, Interagency Network for Education in Emergencies, IASC Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support and Gender Based Violence Area of Responsibility started to work togetherto support a process of inter-agency reflection, analysis and learning that aims to improve practice concerning Child Friendly Spaces as part of a wider program of learning for the strengthening of practice that interconnects CFS, school-based psychosocial support and peace-building.

By the end of the full four-day training (Modules1-4) in the training manual, participants will:

  1. Demonstrate an increased knowledge regarding community mobilisation, child friendly spaces and mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of children in emergencies; 
  2. Apply improved skills in supporting and strengthening teams working with children; and
  3. Develop awareness of key resources available at national, regional and global levels.

The training includes PowerPoints, handouts, and session plans on the following topics: 

CP AoR and Coordination Groups
CP Practitioners
Humanitarian Field workers
Other Humanitarian Actors
Working groups and task force this is relevant to: 
Language(s) of materials: 
Country(s) this content is relevant to: 
All countries

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