Training Modules

SFI conducts various trainings on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (CSAP), classified according to the following modules:

Basic CSAP Orientation
The basic CSAP orientation uses SFI’s two animation films, “Daughter” and “A Good Boy,” as the backbone for discussing basic concepts of children’s rights and child sexual abuse. The orientation can serve as an introductory module to the basic CSAP training. It runs from half to a whole day.

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Basic CSAP Training

As a two-day training, it discusses the concept of children’s rights and child sexual abuse, including gender and disclosure. The two animation films, “Daughter” and “A Good Boy,” are extensively used for discussion, key scenes utilized as take-off points to emphasize key messages concerning:

  • The Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Gender Issues
  • Defining what Child Sexual Abuse is
  • The dynamics of Child Sexual Abuse
  • The offender, including discussions on the grooming process
  • Understanding the victim
  • Responding to victims

The module has been designed for direct service workers (e.g., social workers, psychologists, house-parents), teachers, police officers and social development workers.

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Protective Behavior Training

This training enhances the capabilities of service providers in helping children develop protective behavior and personal safety skills against abuse and exploitation. It runs for 3 days and is usually given to NGOs with children clientele.  The basic CSAP training is a pre-requisite for the Protective Behavior Training.

CSAP Training of Trainers (TOT)

The CSAP TOT runs for three days. It has the same content as the basic CSAP training, with added sessions on developing facilitation skills and use of the two animation films in communicating children’s rights and child sexual abuse prevention. Participants are required to demonstrate training skills they have learned through hands-on demonstration in facilitating.  Included, to a certain extent, are discussions on how participants can implement CSAP programs in their respective specific settings and contexts (i.e. NGO, LGU,etc.)

Contents
  • The Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Gender Issues
  • Defining what Child Sexual Abuse is
  • The dynamics of Child Sexual Abuse
  • The offender, including discussions on the grooming process
  • Understanding the victim
  • Responding to victims
  • Development of facilitation skills
  • Using the animations
  • Developing visual aids
  • Initiating local networks addressing the issue of child sexual abuse

The module is intended for trainers, direct service workers (e.g., social workers, psychologists), and social development workers.

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Basic Communication Skills Training

The Basic Communication Skills Workshop is a five-day training conducted with the aim of teaching participants basic counseling skills in dealing with child sexual abuse survivors.

Contents
  • Qualities of a good counselor
  • Counseling process
  • Basic counseling skills
  • Use of creative modalities in counseling
  • Caring for the self
  • Special topics (Suicide)

The basic CSAP training is a pre-requisite for the Para-Counselors training.

The module is designed for direct service workers (e.g., social workers, psychologists), teachers, guidance counselors and social development workers.

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Online Safety Training

This training focuses on the emerging trend of online child sexual abuse. It provides NGOs workers different techniques in teaching online safety for the prevention of online child sexual abuse.

Contents
  • Introduction to the technology
  • How technology is utilized today
  • How technology is being used to perpetrate online child sexual abuse
  • How to teach online safety for children
  • How to teach parents to be protective against online abuse of children

The basic CSAP training is a pre-requisite for the Online Safety training.

The module is designed for trainers, direct service workers (e.g., social workers, psychologists), and social development workers.

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Gender Sensitivity Training

This training discusses Child Sexual Abuse within the context of Gender.  It explores the concept of gender, gender issues and how gender inequality and inequity give rise to conditions that perpetuate and condone Child Sexual Abuse.

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