A guide dealing with the practical problems faced when talking to and trying to communicate with a child who has been through distress and conflict situations: How to build trust? What to do when we feel that the child is uncomfortable while talking to him?
It is a practical guide for those working with youth in the health and social fields. The translation of the original Norwegian version was adapted and revised with the participation of many professionals working with teenagers, mental health institutions and experts. Many adjustments were made to suit the circumstances of Arab communities, meet the needs of this age group and address current challenges.
It is a guide about the importance of early childhood care and development approach that teaches us how to invest in young children and how to build programs and strategies in order to invest properly in the human capital later on. Early childhood care and development involves parents and decision-makers in a constructive action of social planning and participation, as they work on improving the circumstances of children care and living conditions. The guide serves to spread the culture of capacity building for individuals, families, communities and nations.
This collection of articles aims to provide parents, schools, psychosocial support practitioners and others with sufficient information on children in difficult circumstances and conflicts. The collection covers different aspects: the consequences of difficult circumstances on children, reactions and necessary support mechanisms.
9 chapters spread over the following parts: definitions of difficult circumstances and conflicts; children in difficult circumstances; supporting children in times of crisis.
This handbook is intended for parents and schools. It offers a psychosocial assistance program in emergency situations, for intervening as soon as possible to help children cope with the traumas they have suffered and deal with their effects.
The guide is the result of hard work in helping an increasing number of people living with HIV or AIDS virus. It reflects the experience acquired by joint teamwork between health and social workers, in addition to educators. It contains 13 chapters all featuring illustrations and tables.
(258; $ 10)
This manual is of three volumes and consists of five sections:
- Concepts and principles of CTC
- Working with children through CTC
- Planning, evaluation, documentation and fundraising
- Training of field workers and trainers on the CTC approach
(406 p. 21x28 cm. $30).
Developed by Dr. Basma Faour and a team from the Arab Resource Collective upon the request of UNESCO, as part of monitoring the achievements of the "Education for All" program.
Available only in English. Can be downloaded at www.unesco.org