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Social Work

The course is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills in integrated care for young, vulnerable children, particularly in the context of HIV, and will discuss components and key steps of integrated early childhood development (ECD) programming. The course also assists participants to engage staff of implementing agencies involved in existing ECD programs, focusing on vulnerable children affected by HIV, or facing other challenges such as chronic poverty, displacement, or conflict.

The course is designed to equip participants with skills and knowledge in policies that recognise the vulnerability of young children and create an environment that enables their caregivers to access necessary support are essential. This course explores considerations for policymakers and how to create policies that support programming for young vulnerable children and their caregivers. It also examines ways in which programs can influence the political environment by conducting thorough stakeholder analyses, providing policymakers with sound data on child development outcomes, and highlighting strategies for reducing the vulnerabilities of young children and their caregivers

This course is designed to equip the participants with knowledge, skills and abilities to respond to the psychosocial effects of disasters. It aims to help the participants to have the ability to train both professionals and community people in understanding how disasters affect children and adults, how people cope with the emotional effects of disasters and how one can facilitate community’s natural recovery process. It also aims to equip them with basics of psychosocial intervention and communication skills aimed at reducing distress, improving adaptive functioning in the face of the practical and emotional demands created by the disaster, and preventing longer – term physical disability.

This course was designed to equip participants with an in – depth understanding on mental health and illness that are influenced by social attitudes and social developments in in African continents and beyond. The course gives the participants a broader spectrum on the contemporary mental health practices in historical context, how they translate and relate to current social environment. The course will also prepare participants with the relevant strategies that can be employed to the people that are suffering from mental health and illness.

This course was designed to equip participants with an in-depth fundraising for the Not-for Profit Making Organizations. Given the importance of fundraising in not-for profit organizations and the stiff competition for donor funds they face in face of an increasing number of not-for profit organizations in Africa and beyond, possession of in-depth contemporary fundraising skills which meet the demands of the forever changing operational macro and micro environment of non – for Profit Organization. The course comes to accord participants with the relevant fundraising strategies for effective results.

This course designed to equip participants with skills and knowledge to have the ability to identify the core deficits of children with Autism and learn to implement the appropriate interventional strategies for remediation. The course also explore the diverse needs and difficulties learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder and real life strategies that can be employed in a classroom environment to support the affected learners through the use of visual aids and alternative forms of communication, structured teaching, managing challenging behaviour, and promoting positive behaviour.

This course is designed to equip participants with skills and knowledge to strengthen ethical and policy and service relevant practices on various forms of violence against women. The course also brings about a lot of awareness on the understanding of Gender Based Violence (GBV) with the health sector and explore the major causes of GBV within this environment. The cause also explore the effects of GBV on the health care workers and possible strategies to mitigate and manage the unwelcome sexual advances from the opposite sex.

This course is designed to equip participants with skills and knowledge in the development of specific human rights category as well as to the evolution of the challenges faced by children over time and communities’ efforts to respond. The course will also discuss successful international strategies and programs promoting children’s rights will be highlighted, as well as the role of key actors involved in international organisations working in this field. The course gives the participants an opportunity to deepen and intensify their knowledge on children’s human rights protection.

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge on Gender Based Violence and Human Rights which will come with skills required in contemporary development programming which have gender and human rights as key cardinals. This owes to the introduction and rising importance of the Human Rights and Gender mainstreaming approaches to development. The course awakens the participants to the relation of the interlink between gender based violence and human rights, how efforts to prevent and eliminate gender based violence as an anathema to societal wellbeing can be approached from a Human Rights perspective.

This course equips participants with knowledge and skills sufficient to approach the work place with sensitivity to diversity and inclusivity from a gender and sexuality perspective. This owes to the rising demand for gender equality and elimination of gender discrimination and to ward off exclusionary tendencies against the LGBQT population in work places. The course equips participants with diversity and inclusion as an important skill key in today’s workplace characterized with persons of different genders and sexualities, nationalities, ages and cultures due to globalization.

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills in diversity and social justice in social work. This owes to the call for consideration of social justice and diversity in a world characterized with different cultures, genders, age groups, inequality and marginalization of some social groups which requires diversity and social justice knowledge for balance and redress.

The course equips participants with knowledge and skills in the administration of social welfare for persons with disabilities. This owes to the global disability movement demand to shift from the charity model to the human rights approach to social welfare administration for PWDs mainly for countries which have signed and ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). The course therefore equips participants with acceptable strategies to provide social services to persons with disabilities in line with the human rights approach to disability programming.

The course is designed to equip participants with in-depth knowledge in youth development programming and sustainable development project implementation in Africa. This owes to the fact that Africa is a youthful continent with over 60 percent of its population being youths which creates a high demand for youth development programming. This also owes to the fact that funding organizations and partners globally now demand that development projects satisfy the sustainability test.

This course is designed to equip participants with skills and knowledge in policy evaluation with special emphasis to Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in diverse communities. The course will also elaborate more on how to evaluate the nature and magnitude of the challenges faced by the orphans and vulnerable children as well as the complexity of the causes, consequences and interacting components of the underlying issues. The course will also explore the revisiting of the existing policies that governs the OVC and recommends any effective and efficient policies that can be implemented.

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