Introduction to International Child Protection
This is a self-paced learning experience. You will be able to stop and start the module at your convenience.
International child protection includes a vast array of topics, each with an associated body of work which could fill a semester long course. In this introductory module, participants will learn about current child protection issues and trends in development and humanitarian contexts as well as the foundational principles, frameworks, and approaches that underpin the work of child protection practitioners worldwide. Additionally, participants will review examples of program interventions to prevent and respond to child protection concerns.
Throughout this module, you will learn from working professionals who have contributed through video as well as authored the text. In addition to watching videos and reading text, you will interact with the content, in various ways, through sliders that reveal information as you move, hotspots on an image, a variety of question styles (both graded and ungraded), and more.
Duration to complete module: 4-6 hours approximately. If using a mobile device to review the module, use the browser on your device. Do not access through the Canvas app.
By the end of this module, you will be able to:
Explain the core concepts, principles, and approaches of international child protection and. how they can be applied in practice.
Identify the foundational child rights and protection instruments, frameworks and standards that underpin international child protection.
Examine child protection prevention and response interventions at all levels of the socio-ecological model.
- Understand child protection mainstreaming and integration with other development and humanitarian sectors.