Seeking to address and prevent child abuse Print E-mail

El Paso, TX, April 23rd, 2012 (PAHO/WHO) – To answer the need for social reconstruction activities in populations traumatized by violence in all kinds of communities throughout Mexico, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) U.S.-Mexico Border Office in collaboration with the Association for Integral Development of Raped People A.C. (ADIVAC, by its acronyms in Spanish) are conducting a training workshop for child sexual abuse care from April 23 to 27, 2012.

The objective of the workshop is to train professionals in the social sciences, humanities, law, education and health knowledge in the therapeutic and psychosocial phenomena prevention of child abuse and child sexual abuse.

The program is structured in thematic workshops that go from low to high complexity, beginning with awareness for integral approach. Each workshop has a 15-hour duration that is allocated to three sessions of 5 hours each.

It is expected that by the end of the workshop participants know the gender roles, the causes and social consequences that directly and indirectly encourage violence in the sexual realm, become aware of the emotional disorders, physical, and psychosocial needs of victims and have the information to help their patients.




For more information please contact:
Lorely Ambriz, M.S.I.S
, Knowledge Management & Communication
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / A Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) United States-Mexico Border Office
5400 Suncrest Dr. Ste. C-4  El Paso, TX 79912
Office (915) 845-5950 Ext. 42523 / Cel (915) 449-3040  / Fax  (915) 845-4361
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 April 2012 17:49