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Manuals | May 21, 2018

Training Course for Auxiliary Social Workers on HIV-Sensitive Child Protection

This course was initially developed for the Ministry of Social Affairs (MINAS) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The aim of the course was to develop an appropriate training program for social service workforce engaged with children, either in the government or non-government and community sector. The training was designed to be based on the previously recognized functions and competencies of social workers already in place in the DRC. The course has been developed in line with the International Alliance on Social Service Personnel’s core functions and competencies. These functions and competencies were field-tested in the DRC by community workers and their supervisors. 

Module 1: Introduction to the Role of Para-social Workers in a National Child Protection System

Module 2: Communication

Module 3: Applying Knowledge Related to Client’s Needs

Module 4: Referrals and Case Management

Module 5: Working in the Community

Module 6: Personal Development and Work Planning

This English-language version was translated from French and is part of a series of training guides created within the CRS-led 4Children project.