Effective Child Protection requires a multidisciplinary approach among professionals working in every community world-wide. ISPCAN’s unique network of local and diverse professionals creates a global force to protect children in need. The need to promote and support multidisciplinary teams of professionals stems from the idea that child maltreatment is such a complex problem and it is not possible, for one single profession to adequately provide comprehensive services that would yield maximum benefits to the affected children.
ITPI Project Goals
The goals of ITPI multidisciplinary CAN professional team training are based on country needs. They are, therefore, context specific. However ITPI goals reflect the ISPCAN defined child abuse prevention efforts.
The training goals of ITPI are to create a network of CAN professionals:
ITPI Training Methodology
ITPI multidisciplinary trainings are conducted in the form of workshops or seminars. Cognizant that a training methodology one chooses, in part determines the outcome, we recommend that greater emphasis be placed on participatory techniques based on adult learning principles. These techniques provide opportunities for active participation, cross-disciplinary experience sharing and individual reflection among others.