Training on Child Protection Policy for BOSCO Rainbow HomeSubmitted by bosconrd on Jan 05, 2018 Half-day training on Child Protection Policy was organized by Rainbow Home State Office for BOSCO Rainbow Home Staff at BOSCO Rainbow Home, Wilson Garden, Bangalore on December 21, 2017. Addressing the team, Mrs. Suhasini, External CPP Trainer, Rainbow Home State Office, gave a brief introduction about Juvenile Act, POCSO Act, Child Rights, The Indian Penal Code (IPC) and UNCRC – Indian Act. She also explained through pictures about the four types of abuse, viz, physical, sexual, emotional and mental and neglect.
She explained about the formation of a five-member Child Protection Committee (CPC), roles and responsibilities of CPC. One person is to be appointed as a Child Protection Officer within the center to take immediate care of the child in case of abuse. She briefly explained about sexual abuse, punishment to abuser and the immediate steps to be taken by CPC. She gave few tips on handling the hyperactive children. Eight staff participated in the training programme.