Emergency and Resilience training in Kathmandu
Aawaaj organized training on the concept of RESILIENCE, in collaboration with BICE International from 23rd to 26th May 2016 in Kathmandu Nepal. Aawaaj worked with BICE more than 13 years in Mid-west Nepal.
RESILIENCE is defined as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress. Tutor of RESILIENCE contributes in this sense to promote resilient processes in children victims of traumatic experiences. Recognizing and responding to children’s needs, creating a secure, warm and stimulating environment, make the vulnerable children more resilient and lead him to overcome the difficulties, the anxieties and traumas and to restart again their growth path. “Tutors of resilience” is an intervention which aims to orient the work and transmit practical resilience tools of all who work with children in vulnerable contexts.
Provide training’s participants with tools and methods that encouraged them to assume the role of tutors of resilience for children who had experienced traumatic situations of different kinds (natural disasters, war, violence, forced displacement, sexual abuse, )
The participants were from organization that includes NGO social workers, counsellors, psychologists, and educational staff who are involved in the care of children victims of traumatic experiences through natural disasters or abuse exploitation and to inspire them in their daily work. The participants were highly motivated and have already a good experience in the field, which take part in the training is considered very enriching.
For adult participants:
It was focused on acquisition and development of theoretical and clinical knowledge about resilience process, risk factors and protective factors of children victims of traumatic experiences. Maturation of operational skills in promoting the resilience process in children victims of traumatic experiences.
Increased psycho physical well-being, strengthening of self-identity and identify child’s internal resources, consolidation of external resources, group, peers and families and strengthening formulation capacity of traumatic experiences.
The training was focused on theoretical and followed by 2 days practicum with children and parents.