Protecting Children in Humanitarian Settings

Strengthen your approach to protecting and promoting the wellbeing of children in humanitarian settings using the latest evidence on childhood adversity and drawing on experiences from child protection practitioners.
Organisation: 
ColumbiaX
Start date: 
07 Jan 2020
End date: 
07 Jan 2020

The course examines how children's social environments at different levels, such as the family, community and societal levels, influence children's adversity, development, and resilience.

This course is aimed at child protection practitioners who work internationally in humanitarian settings and is also designed for those who want to learn more about, or start working in, the sector!

You can learn

  • How humanitarian crises can affect children’s wellbeing and development
  • What risk and resilience mean in the context of child development and child protection and what factors influence these at the individual, family, community and societal levels
  • The importance of taking issues of context, agency, relationships and prevention into account when designing interventions
  • How to think critically about different approaches to child protection in humanitarian crises and identify improvements for practice
Type of learning: 
Self paced
Topic(s): 
Psychosocial support
Protective factors & resilience
Workforce, competences and training

This project is funded by: