Special Project on Street Children Training Package

Source
World Health Organization

This is a training package for working with street children on the topics of substance use, sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, and STDs. In this training package, the term ‘street educator’ refers to people who work directly with street children with the aim of improving their lives either through outreach work on the street or by providing services in centers where street children visit, sleep, or receive health services. Typical activities of street educators include providing information about health issues and available services, facilitating activities to build skills, delivering health services, making referrals, providing counselling, communicating with families, and mobilizing the community to help street children. The package includes:

  • Module 1 - A Profile of Street Children
  • Module 2 - Responsibilities of Street Educators
  • Module 3 - Understanding Substance Use Among Street Children
  • Module 4 - Understanding Sexual and Reproductive Health Including HIV/AIDS and STDs Among Street Children
  • Module 5 - Determining the Needs and Problems of Street Children
  • Module 6 - Responding to the Needs and Problems of Street Children: General Issues
  • Module 7 - Teaching Street Children
  • Module 8 - Selected Health Care Needs for Street Children
  • Module 9 - Involving the Community
  • Module 10 - Implementing a Street Children Project
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