Training Workshops on Child Abuse Cairo, Egypt 30 June - 1 July 2005 Arab Professionals Network for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (APNPCAN) OVERVIEW Day One: 30 June 2005 Interdisciplinary TRAINING - All Professionals Introduction to Arab Regional Handbook on Child Abuse and Neglect Day Two: 1 July 2005 (Advanced) 1. Medical Evaluation of Child Abuse Cases 2. Medical Evaluation and Management of Victims of Sexual Violence 3. Mental Health & Interdisciplinary Training DAY ONE Interdisciplinary Training Workshop on Detection and Management of Child Abuse Cases Coordinators: Marcellina Mian, MD, Hani Jahshan, MD Trainers: Marcellina Mian, MD Hani Jahshan, MD Reem Abu Hassan, JD Attendance: 75-100 Professionals representing: 1. Medical Sector, 2. Mental Health Sector, 3. Social Services, 4. Law Enforcement Agencies, 5. NGOs Objectives of the workshop: 1. Understand the role of a multidisciplinary team, including the roles of law enforcement, child protective services, and the legal system in the evaluation of abuse cases. 2. Address relevant factors in detecting, reporting and managing child physical and sexual abuse. 3. Tackle problems facing inter-agency cooperation. 4. Highlight the importance of policies and procedures, in the detection and management of child abuse. Program 9-9:20am Opening and Program Introduction 9:20-10:15am Ambassador Moushira Khattab, Presentation on the NCCM - and Efforts of the CRC Committee. 10:15-10:40am Tea Break 10:40-12:15pm Session: A) Global Overview of Child Abuse and Neglect B) Child Development & Impact of Child Abuse and Neglect Speakers M.Mian & B.Bonner 12:15-1:30pm Lunch 1:45-3:30pm Session: HANDBOOK - Introduction & Training 3:30-3:50pm Tea Break 3:50-5:30pm Session: HANDBOOK - Case Study Exercises 5:45-7pm Medical Curriculum Task Force Meeting (H.Dubowitz & R.Youssef) (by invitation only) 7pm Dinner DAY TWO: Track 1-MEDICAL (Advanced Training) Part I. Medical Evaluation of Child Abuse Cases. Coordinators: Howard Dubowitz, MD, Fadheela Al-Mahroos, MD Trainers: Howard Dubowitz, MD Hani Jashan, MD Fadheela Al-Mahroos, MD Attendance: 40-50 physicians and nurses Objectives of the workshop are to: 1. Provide health care workers with the knowledge and skills required to manage abused clients. 2. Identify the risk factors of abuse. 3. Recognize the relationship between patient age, and abuse. 4. Understand the role of a multidisciplinary team, including the roles of law enforcement, child protective services, and the legal system in the evaluation of abuse cases. 5. Increase Knowledge of the short and long-term consequences of violence. 6. Identify different resources, including child abuse professionals and child advocacy centres, textbooks, journal articles, and audiovisual aids, that will be useful references in the evaluation Part II. Medical Evaluation and Management of Victims of Sexual Violence Coordinators: Hani Jahshan, WHO nominated expert Trainers: Hani Jahshan, MD Marcellina Mian, MD WHO nominated expert Attendance: 30-40 forensic physicians and nurses. Objectives of the workshop: 1. Provide health care workers with the knowledge and skills required to manage victims of sexual violence. 2. Provide standards for integrated health and forensic response to sexual violence. 3. Encourage the use of "WHO Guidelines for Medico-Legal Care for Victims of Sexual Violence" as a main professional reference. Program 9:00-9:15am Opening and Program Introduction 9:15-10:30am Defining and Recognizing Child Abuse 10:30-10:45am Tea Break 10:45-1pm Dealing with Disclosure, Allegation and Suspicion of Abuse 1:00-2:00pm Lunch (small curriculum task force continues meeting) 2:00-3:30pm Sexual Violence, session 1 3:30-3:50pm Tea Break 3:50-5:30pm Sexual Violence, session 2 5:45-7pm APNPCAN Organizational Meeting (Country Reps Invited) 7pm Dinner DAY TWO: Track 2-MENTAL HEALTH (Advanced Training) Training for Mental Health Professionals Coordinators: Barbara Bonner, PhD, Adib Essali, PhD Trainers: Barbara Bonner, PhD John Fayyed, PhD Adib Essali, PhD Sana Bizri Attendance: 35-50 Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social workers Objectives of the workshop: 1. Understand the differences and similarities among the effects of different forms of child maltreatment at different developmental stages 2. Have an overview of current programs that have known effectiveness to reduce the reoccurrence of child maltreatment 3. Understand the symptoms and diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents 4. Apply best techniques to intervene with children and adolescents experiencing PTSD 5. Identify different resources available. Program 9:00-9:15am Opening and Program Introduction 9:15-10:30am Session: Child Abuse - Mental Health Issues and Therapeutic Responses (B. Bonner with Regional Commentary by John Fayyad and Adib Essali) 10:30-10:45am Tea Break 10:45-1pm Session: CONTINUATION: Finalize TOPICS / Speakers 1:00-2:00pm Lunch (new small curriculum task force continues meeting) 2:00-3:30pm Part 1: Mrs Sana Bizri, Positive Discipline - Alternatives to Corporal Punishment (Save the Children Fund-Sweden) 3:30-3:45pm Tea Break 3:45-5:15pm Part 2: Mrs. Sana Bizri, Positive Discipline - Alternatives to Corporal Punishment - Workshop (Save the Children Fund-Sweden) 5:15-5:35pm Open Discussion for Recommendations for Mental Health Responses to Child Abuse and Neglect Regionally 5:45-7pm APNPCAN Organizational Meeting (Country Reps Invited) 7pm Dinner Further information and application forms can be found at: http://www.arabispcan.org/ ======== Global Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to <email@example.com>. 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