Volunteering Training Workshops on Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse

On our mission of creating “Agents Of Change” who will be taking charge of Child Safety in their street/
residential community/ child care institution/ workplace/ college – in spreading the awareness to
adults, who will be sensitized and equipped to transcend it to their children through the knowledge,
skills and tools received from our workshops.

As Schools & Child care institutions will be active back in June and children will be available after
their vacations in gated communities, these trained volunteers can reach out to all such rootfalls of
children to educate & empower them with Child Safety Skills.

Purpose

This workshop is not just for parents. It is for every adult who feels deeply about child sexual abuse
and might want to reach a place of empathy and preparedness about it. Our purpose is to offer a
comprehensive understanding of the subject without inciting feelings of fear, anxiety or shame in
participants.

Objectives of the workshop

∙ Accepting and understanding the magnitude of child sexual abuse.
∙ Understanding the physical, emotional and psychological effects of child sexual abuse.
∙ Breaking prevalent myths and taboos about child sexual abuse.
∙ Learning easily applicable methods of teaching children about abuse prevention and body
safety without making them fearful.
∙ Learning how to handle abuse situations effectively without guilt or shame.
∙ Learning how to create a fearless and confident attitude towards child sexual abuse.
Contents of the workshop
∙ Discussing the magnitude of child sexual abuse through facts, figures and personal stories.
∙ Breaking common myths about child sexual abuse.
∙ Physical, emotional and psychological effects of abuse.
∙ Defining child sexual abuse and all its variants.
∙ Symptoms of child sexual abuse in young children and infants.
∙ Recognizing typical abusers and their methods of gaining trust.
∙ Methods of discussing abuse awareness and body safety with children.
∙ Understanding the significance of gender stereotypes in media with regard to abuse and
consent awareness.
∙ Correct responses in the event of abuse.
∙ Resources and helplines for awareness, help and counselling.
∙ Understanding why children do not talk about abuse.
∙ Interactive Q and A session and role-playing activities to understand correct responses in
difficult situations.

27th May, Sunday | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Thiruvottriyur

3rd June, Sunday | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Nanganallur

Entry: FREE 

However, the seats are limited. So, prior registration is mandatory

For more details and registration, register @ http://bit.ly/Vol4STS or WhatsApp “SaveTheSmiles” to 81222 41688

Spend your time to Educate and Empower yourself to help out the children when they need it.

#SafeActivePeriods Residential Workshop

This Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018, we aim to support you to explore more, within you, around you, and connect with other people who also gain this awareness and confidence, about themselves.

Date – 26th & 27th May, 2018
Venue – Adyar, Chennai
Mode – Residential Workshop for 2 days
Who – People above 17* years who accept their feminine nature (any gender is accepted)
Level – Advanced Level

Its a PAID Workshop. And the workshop Includes
– Menstrual Awareness Session
– AVIVA Method
– Home Remedies
– Meditation – focus on Feminine Energy
– Addressing Gender Based Violence
– Self-Defense
– By-stander Intervention
– Movie Screening
– Therapeutic Dance

For more details & registration, visit http://bit.ly/MHD2018 or WhatsApp “SafeActivePeriods” to 8122241688

Workshop Donation – Rs.2500/-*
* Proceeds will be donated to AWARE India Trust