Child abuse is a horrifying topic, one which every parent or caregiver hopes to never have to deal with in relation to their child. The long-lasting effects that any form of abuse can have on a child can determine how stable and successful they are as adults. Parents face a huge responsibility in keeping their children protected, especially in a time when advancements and technology has made access to many new doors of danger much easier.
At Hissah Enrichment Center, we offer a culturally sensitive approach to child abuse. This evolved method of understanding this topic is an extreme need in this region today. This subject is one which is usually swept under the rug and avoided. It is not normally discussed or addressed, even though it is very much prevalent. The protection, safeguarding and overall well-being of our children is everyone’s responsibility, therefore it is not something which we can ignore.
Our aim is to create an awareness of the key issues in relation to child protection while taking into account the particular culturally sensitive context of this issue. Parenting methods and styles vary from culture to culture while some issues are uncomfortable or considered inappropriate to speak about in public. However, awareness is mandatory to save our children from harm. Essential topics include, introduction to child abuse, identifying tell-tale signs of abuse, types of abuse, prevention, protection and helpful advice.
These informative trainings are for each and every person who have children or work with children. It is vital to be educated about what signs to look for, what to do if you feel your child has faced some form of abuse, and how to help your child overcome the fear and shame that comes along with it. By learning about abuse and preventive methods, you could be saving your child from a lifetime of pain.