Wednesday June 12, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Friday June 14, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Designed to strengthen supportive and effective learning environments for children, the Journey of Hope Care for Caregivers Workshop promotes the emotional well-being of teachers, administrators, parents, social workers and childcare providers.
From nearly 80 years of global experience, Save the Children knows that children’s emotional and mental health often reflects the well-being of their caregivers. Especially during difficult or ambiguous circumstances, children rely on adults to understand and process events.
To give them the support they need, child caregivers need stable and cohesive communities where they can learn and grow together. These communities help caregivers process recent events, cope with current challenges, and realize that their emotional health directly impacts their ability to care for children.
By attending the Journey of Hope Care for Caregivers Workshop, caregivers can be more fully present and attentive to the needs of children under their care.
During the three-hour workshop, participants will:
CO- SPONSERED BY:
Save the Children
About Save the Children
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need in the United States and around the world. Since Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast in October 2012, we have been on the ground in New Jersey and New York, meeting the needs of children, families and caregivers. Currently, we are working with the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and local mental health providers to meet the mental health needs of Sandy victims.