The 13th Development Dynamic Course was held from 26th of April to 12th May 2016.The course was attended by eleven participants. The course was conducted by the team of NEDSSS and other resource persons who are well versed in the field. The topics covered during the course were:
2.Result Based Management
3.SHG and Group Formation
The objectives of the course were to orient the new entrants to social work and to update those interested on the latest
developments in the dynamics of the social sector.
Continuous assessment by the participants highlighted significant achievements of the course in enabling the participants to mould and shape their attitudes. They obtained clarity of concepts on Social Work and developed skills that suit them to be an able Developmental Agent. The course also enabled the participants to be good facilitators as well as implementers of activities in their work field with greater responsibility, efficiency and effectiveness.
Seminar on Health and Social Harmony for Children and Parents was conducted in all the four Bridge School Centres in Kamrup Dt. Assam. During the seminar, various causes of common communicable and non-communicable diseases especially
water-borne diseases were highlighted. Along with this children were taught about how to keep personal and environmental
hygiene to avoid getting sick. They were also taught on global hand washing technique by demonstration.
1. To create awareness in children and Parents about
general health issues
2. To sensitise the children and parents on common diseases that affect the children.
A five-day intensive workshop on Sphere Minimum Standard was conducted from 27th June to 1st of July 2016 organised by CRS India at NEDSSS. The training was attended by three NEDSSS staff. The training was part of PEER Project where CRS is trying to build the capacity of its partners in Disaster Relief work. The training was facilitated by the CRS team and Sphere India staff.
a) Build CRS and partner staff familiarity and knowledge on Sphere project & Minimum standards and apply the learnings of Sphere Handbook for effective implementation.
b) Describe the core standards, humanitarian charter & protection principles.
c) Design sectoral plans (WASH, Shelter, Health, Food Security and Nutrition, Settlement and Non-food items) in accordance with the indicators & guidance notes.
d) Build CRS and partner staff capacity to conduct Rapid Needs Assessment during emergencies.
The Sphere Project handbook on Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response were dealt with in details. The book comprises sections on
a) The Humanitarian Charter & protection Principles
b) Core Humanitarian standards assessment