This workshop has been designed to help deliver professional development training activities to teachers and child care professionals to develop their knowledge and skills in:
- Preparing children both practically and psychologically for a potential natural disaster
- Assisting and protecting children during a natural disaster event; and
- Identifying emotional and behavioural difficulties in children following a natural disaster event.
The core outcome of the training is for educators to be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to promote resilience and coping, and decrease long-term adverse reactions in children (aged 0-12 years) following a natural disaster event.
This workshop and accompanying activities has been broken into four modules which can be delivered as one full-day workshop, two half-days or a series of four sessions. Modules are anticipated to run for 60-90 minutes each.
The workshop resources comprises of a Facilitator’s Handbook and accompanying presentation slides, discussion/reflection activities, participant handouts and an ‘additional resources’ guide. As the facilitator, it’s best to start by familiarising yourself with the workshop by viewing the Facilitator’s Handbook.
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