Enrichment Programmes For Teachers
Project Paradigm: National Convention of School Counsellors
February 7, 2013
The Convention of School Counsellors on ‘Child Sexual Abuse Prevention and Intervention – Emerging Role of Schools’ was attended by the School’s teachers at ‘India International Centre, Max Muller Marg, New Delhi.
The convention aimed to create awareness and develop a perspective about child sexual abuse. It talked about issues like sexual abuse, preventive measures and effective community participation to deal with the issue.
Listing the myths and generalisations people have about child sexual abuse, eminent counsellor, Dr. Rabindran, Director General of Institute of Counsellor Training Research and Consultancy (ICTRC) equipped one and all present in the convention with a sustainable approach towards such issues.
Dr. Amla Rao and Ms. Remi Chabbra, the social activists dealt with the issue of gender sensitivity and dominance of patriarchal values in the society.
The convention was concluded with a need for an empathetic, psychologically equipped society that can prevent sexual abuse amongst children.