Child Protection Virtual Training with ICMEC Level 1
ICMEC Virtual Child Protection Response Team Training Level I
This course is offered over four days in half-day segments and delivered live by a multidisciplinary team that includes experts in school response, victim behavior, and trauma-informed care. This course was adapted and tested to maximize the virtual platform and includes interactive activities and discussions so that participants learn as much from the speakers as from other schools.
Experts will support response team work on the creation and audit of child protection policies and supplemental policies,. Teams will work together to develop shared values around child protection while evaluating their institutional risks and vulnerabilities. The ITFCP allegation protocol will be introduced and teams will use case reviews to understand victim and offender behavior. Topics addressed include first responder question formation and the grooming process. Individual team planning using course-provided scaffolding will be emphasized. Online tools, such as polling, and breakout rooms will enable participant interaction and exchange by role and country location. Support and resources for whole staff training will be provided through the training the trainer approach.