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One day workshop on Creative Play for Children at Risk

One day workshop on Creative Play for Children at Risk

 Chandigarh.15 November, 2019. State Adoption Resource Agency, under Union Territory Child Protection Society, Chandigarh in collaboration with Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), New Delhi and Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh organized  “One day workshop on Creative Play for Children at Risk” by renowned U.K. based, Neuro Dramatic Play Therapist Prof. Sue Jennings, at APC Auditorium PGIMER,  Chandigarh,today.

The Workshop was organized to impart training to stakeholders especially officials working under Child Protection Mechanism and Child Care Institute’s in order to equip them with the knowledge and skills on Creative Play, in order to deal with children at risk and in need of care and protection. The participants in the program were from the field of Child Protection which included District Child Protection Officers, Counsellors from Child Care Institutes, Professors from Higher Education, Doctors, Officials from Women and Child Helpline, Child line and Students. 

Mrs. Navjot Kaur, Director Social Welfare-cum-Member Secretary, UTCPS and Sh. Jagat Ram, Director- PGIMER, Chandigarh also marked their presence in the program and appreciated this collaborative effort of UTCPS and Department of Paediatrics  PGI with Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), New Delhi.

The workshop consisted of 4 Sessions including Muscle Relaxation Exercise for children, Messy Play, The Art of Story Telling, The Trust Car and Sand Play. An activity based session was carried out in the Nivedita Creche with small children followed by the valedictory remarks of Dr. Bhavneet Bharti, Prof. Pediatrics Department PGI and Ms. Bisman Ahuja, Program Manager UTCPS.

Department: 
Social Welfare