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1 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, |1 | Strengthening capacity for the prevention of family violence in low- and middle- income countries Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability

2 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, |2 | A quick reminder… 15-71% of women are affected by physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime 25-50% of children are subjected to physical abuse, 5-20% to sexual abuse Consequences include impaired lifelong physical, mental and reproductive health, and increased vulnerability to HIV Social and occupational outcomes

3 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, |3 | But the response often looks like this… ….or like this

4 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, |4 | Why are there so few effective programmes?

5 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, |5 | We increasingly know what works. Evidence is growing steadily….

6 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, |6 | Lacking political will? Countries are requesting more and more technical assistance….

7 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, |7 | So what is the reason?

8 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, |8 | Why aren't countries ready yet? WHO systematic assessments of readiness for child maltreatment prevention in 6 countries Human and technical capacity, and material resources largely lacking Overwhelming emphasis on legal responses Too few professionals to do large-scale programmes

9 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, |9 | How is WHO addressing this problem? Development of a comprehensive violence and injury prevention curriculum jointly with global violence and injury prevention experts Mentor VIP Short courses IPV/SV, CM TEACH VIP TEACH VIP e-learning

10 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | Short courses: child maltreatment prevention and intimate partner and sexual violence prevention

11 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | Focus on short courses: Who are they for? Policy makers and practitioners Focus on low- and middle- income countries Multi-sectoral audience (criminal justice, health, gender, protection) Funders of violence prevention programmes (bilateral agencies, trust funds, foundations) Researchers and funders of research

12 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | What will participants learn about? Nature, magnitude, and consequences of family violence, including the global and local epidemiology Risk and protective factors for family violence in general and within the local context What works and what does not work for the prevention of intimate partner and sexual violence and child maltreatment Framework for planning, implementation, and evaluation of violence prevention programmes

13 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | Child maltreatment prevention: course outline 1.Public health approaches to child maltreatment 2.Defining child maltreatment 3.Magnitude and distribution of child maltreatment 4.Consequences of child maltreatment 5.Risk factors for child maltreatment 6.Prevention strategies 7.Specific child maltreatment prevention strategies 8.Child maltreatment prevention readiness and capacity 9.Scaling up and economic analysis of child maltreatment prevention

14 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | Intimate partner and sexual violence prevention: course outline 1.Introduction 2.Nature and magnitude of intimate partner and sexual violence 3.Consequences of intimate partner and sexual violence 4.Risk and protective factors for intimate partner and sexual violence 5.Primary prevention strategies: the evidence base 6.Primary prevention strategies: examples of programmes for which there is some evidence 7.Improving programme planning and evaluation: steps Improving programme planning and evaluation: steps Future research priorities and conclusions

15 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | Must I be an expert to administer these courses? Facilitator who communicates effectively, encourages discussion and keeps it focused Package includes all necessary background information to run a rich three days programme Requires familiarization with the materials

16 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | What is included in the short course training package? F acilitator's guide –Workshop planning / draft agenda –How to deal with tricky situations –Pre- and post-course evaluations PowerPoint presentations Facilitator notes –Session goal and objectives –Sufficient background reading to conduct a session and respond to participant questions X

17 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | What is included in the short course training package? Session handouts for participants Background reading (WHO manuals) Practical exercises and activity handouts

18 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | How much does this cost? The training packages can be downloaded for free Workshops with external facilitation in Malawi, Mexico, Kenya and the Philippines cost US$35K on average, including travel costs of participants

19 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | How do I download the courses? Live demonstration

20 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | How the short course is being used in Malawi Training on child maltreatment prevention has been conducted Strong MOH support facilitated implementation Training course adapted and national Training of Trainers course delivered End-user training courses delivered at district level Integration of training into national curricula currently being discussed

21 WHO training courses on family violence prevention | February 21, 2014 February 21, | Start today… Have a look at our capacity development website: Download our comprehensive training packages: ses/en/index.html ses/en/index.html Contact us with your ideas! Register for violence prevention news on Facebook and Twitter:


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