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Bernard van Leer Foundation

Research on Violence against Children

   

(November 2014 - Cont.)

 

A series of meeting and reporting activities are ongoing at the local and national levels with the purpose of introducing the report on “Domestic Violence Against Children in 0-8 Age Group in Turkey” and the “Structural and Operational Map of Child Protection and Prevention Systems in Turkey” developed for Bernard van Leer Foundation at the local level and developing reccomendations for improving child protection policies

 

 

Koç Holding

Training Programme Development

   

(April 2013 - Cont.)

 

A training programme has been developed on behalf of Koç Holding for police officers working with women victims of violence at İstanbul Police Department. A needs analysis and a pilot training were conducted in this context. Development of face to face and e-training modules is still ongoing.

 

Triple P International

Dissemination

(July 2012 - Cont.)

 

Dissemination activities are ongoing for the “Triple P - Positive Parenting Program", developed by the University of Queensland in Australia and backed by impact evaluation conducted by Dokuz Eylül University of Izmir in Turkey.

 

 

Development Workshop

Gap Analysis

    

(August - November 2014)

 

Consultancy services were provided on behalf of the Development Workshop for UTZ Certified in conducting baseline study and gap analysis of control points regarding working conditions in hazelnut production.

 

 

Ministry of Justice - Justice Academy of Turkey - UNICEF

Juvenile Justice Training

   

(July 2014 - November 2014)

 

Training programmes and handbooks were developed for candidate judges – prosecutors and newly appointed social workers within the framework of “Justice for Children” Project implemented in collaboration of the Ministry of Justice, Justice Academy of Turkey and UNICEF.

 

 

Ministry of Justice - UNICEF

Conditional Release

   

(July 2014 - November 2014)

 

Consultancy services were provided within the framework of “Justice for Children” Project implemented in collaboration of the Ministry of Justice and UNICEF on revision of training programmes for child prisons’ staff.

 

 

Ministry of Justice - UNICEF

Conditional Release

   

(July 2012 - November 2014)

 

Consultancy services were provided within the framework of “Justice for Children” Project implemented in collaboration of the Ministry of Justice and UNICEF for needs assessment and model development in conditional release mechanism in juvenile justice system.

 

Koç Holding - Tüpraş

Triple P - Positive Parenting Program Implementation

   

(March 2014 - September 2014)

 

In collaboration with Koç Holding and with Dokuz Eylül University support, Triple P – Positive Parenting Program was provided for and assessed with İzmir Tüpraş employees.

 

 

Marmara Soroptimist Club

Çalıştay Düzenlenmesi

     

(Ocak - Eylül 2014)

 

“Peace Culture in Education and Spatial Arragement Workshop” was conducted, reported and published in collaboration with the Marmara Soroptimist Club. 

 

 

Bernard van Leer Vakfı

System Mapping

   

(April 2013 - September 2014)

 

A “Structural and Operational Map of Child Protection and Prevention Systems in Turkey” was developed for Bernard van Leer Foundation. The map can be reached at www.ailecocuksiddet.info (only available in Turkish).

 

 

Bernard van Leer Foundation

Research on Violence against Children

   

(November 2012 - May 2014)

 

A nationwide survey on “Domestic Violence Against Children in 0-8 Age Group in Turkey” was conducted in collaboration with Boğaziçi University and Frekans Research. A survey questionnaire was prepared, interviewers were trained, results were analyzed and survey report was prepared. Reporting and dissemination of survey outcomes are still ongoing. A national conference was held in May 2014 for dissemination of the survey outcomes.

The survey report, infographics and conference presentations can be found at www.ailecocuksiddet.info

 

 

Development Workshop

Impact Evaluation

    

(September 2012 - February 2014)

 

Baseline study and impact evaluation of the “A Fair Start for Young Children in Turkish Rural Communities” Project implemented by Mother Child Education Foundation (AÇEV) were coordinated on behalf of Development Workshop.

 

 

Development Workshop

Action Plan Development

   

(June 2013 - January 2014)

 

Consultancy services were provided in the framework of the “Combating Child Labour at the Local Level in the scope of Children Participating in Seasonal Agricultural Migration” Project funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and implemented by the Development Workshop. In this context, local meetings were conducted in Adana, Eskişehir and Malatya; action plans were prepared and published.

 

 

Development Workshop

Training Programme Development

    

(August - December 2013)

 

A training programme was developed for all relevant parties including public officials, village heads, employers (orchard owners), agricultural middlemen and families and a training of trainers was conducted to prevent the employment of children in seasonal agricultural migration for International Labour Organization on behalf of the Development Workshop.

 

 

Development Workshop

Rural Development Modelling

    

(June - November 2013)

 

Modelling and dissemination activities were implemented on behalf of the Development Workshop for the rural development programme implemented in Bitlis Kavar Basin by Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation. Field work and dissemination meetings were conducted in Bitlis, Van and Hakkari and "Kavar Basin Experience as a Sustainable Rural Development Model" and “Dissemination of Bitlis Kavar Basin Experience as a Sustainable Rural Development Model to the Eastern Anatolia Development Agency Provinces” reports were prepared and published.

 

 

Association for Supporting Child Protection Centers (ÇOKMED)

Project Consultancy

   

(March - October 2013)

 

Consultancy services were provided within the framework of the “Strengthening Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation Services for Children Victims of Abuse and Neglect” Project implemented by Association for Supporting Child Protection Centers (ÇOKMED) and Marmara University Child Protection Implementation and Research Center.

In this context:

  • A training programme (face to face and e-training modules) was developed on “Holistic Approach in Child Protection Services” for the staff of child protection centers.

  • Three 5-day trainings were conducted for 45 professionals.

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Paloma Publishing

Publication

   

(August - September 2013)

 

“Stolen Tomorrows: Understanding and Treating Women’s Childhood Sexual Abuse” was prepared for publishing in Turkish in collaboration with the Association for Supporting Child Protection Centers (ÇOKMED). The book was published by Paloma Publishing House.

 

 

Development Workshop

Community Development Programme Development

    

(February - April 2013)

 

Consultancy services were provided for feasibility and reporting of the “Tufanbeyli Thermal Power Plant Community Development Programme” prepared by the Development Workshop for SRM Consultancy.

 

 

Development Workshop

Social Investment Programme Development

    

(January - April 2013)

 

Consultancy services were provided for pre-feasibility, feasibility and reporting of the “Siirt Çetin Hydropower Plant Social Investment Programme” prepared by the Development Workshop for Statkraft.

 

 

Development Researchers' Network

Research on Violence against Children

    

(November 2011 - November 2012)

 

A thematic study on "the responsiveness of service providers in identifying, reporting and referring cases of violence against children" was conducted on behalf of the Development Researchers' Network within the framework of "Protection of Children from Violence in South East Europe" Project funded by the European Union and implemented by UNICEF CEE/CIS Regional Office.

In this context:

  • A situation analysis report was prepared;

  • Input was provided for the development of research tools by the international consultant;

  • Field study was conducted through interviews and questionnaires with service providers in selected 8 provinces;

  • Research report was prepared based on the results of the field study.

 

 

Tarlabaşı Community Center

Child Protection Training

    

(April 2012)

 

Training on risk prevention and intervention mechanisms for children was provided to the volunteer and professional staff of Tarlabaşı Community Center, on behalf of Artı Artı Training and Consultancy Center. 

In this context:

  • A one-day training programme and training materials were developed;

  • Training was provided to the volunteers and professionals. 

 

 

Zeytinburnu Municipality AKDEM

Child Protection Training

    

(April 2012)

 

Training on child rights and protection of children was provided in the framework of a project conducted by Zeytinburnu Municipality Family, Women and Disabled Support Center (AKDEM) for high school students under social risk. 

In this context:

  • Training programme and materials were developed;

  • Training was provided to the high school students.  

 

Marmara University

Child Protection Center

Project Consultancy 

(January - March 2012)

 

Consultancy services were provided to the Marmara University Child Protection Center for implementation of "Standardization of Intervention with Children Victims of Abuse and Neglect" Project funded by Istanbul Development Agency.  

In this context: 

  • National and international practices of forensic assessment were analyzed;

  • Forensic assessment forms were developed in collaboration with the representatives of university child protection centers / units;

  • A web-based e-database was developed for assessment forms.

 

Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation

Child Protection Training

(February 2012)

 

Training on children's right to be protected, prevention of risks that children may be exposed to and intervention methods was provided to girls dormitory managers within the framework of a project on strengthening of young girls, implemented by Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation. 

In this context:

  • A one-day training programme and training materials were developed;

  • Training was provided to girls dormitory managers;

  • Effectiveness of the training was assessed through pre- and post-tests. 

 

 

21st Century Education and Culture Foundation - Boğaziçi University Peace Education Application and Research Center

Workshop Organization

     

(May 2011)

 

Within the framework of 20th anniversary activities of the 21st Century Education and Culture Foundation, “Peace Culture and Education Workshop” was conducted and reported in collaboration with Boğaziçi University Peace Education Application and Research Center with participation of public institutions, academicians and NGOs.

 

Mother Child Education Foundation(AÇEV)

Analysis of Education Programmes

(September 2010 - May 2011)

 

A child protection analysis of AÇEV parenting training and literacy programmes were conducted. 

In this context:

  • A child protection analysis guide was developed;

  • Training programmes were analyzed and an analysis report was prepared using the guide;

  • Programme specific recommendations for revision were developed in light of the analysis results. 

Mother Child Education Foundation (AÇEV)

Strategy Development

(September 2010 - May 2011) 

 

A strategy document was prepared for AÇEV on the needs and what needs to be done to strengthen the Turkish child protection system.

In this context:

  • A desk review report was prepared on the current situation of children and child rights in Turkey at the legislation, policy and implementation levels;

  • A needs analysis was conducted based on the international standards and two country examples; 

  • An action plan and a strategy report were developed based on the results of the needs analysis.  

 

 

«Hümanist Büro, kamu ve özel sektöre ait yerli ve yabancı kurum ve kuruluşlara, yerel yönetimlere, üniversiteler ve sivil toplum kuruluşlarına, siyasi partilere ve şahıslara Avrupa Birliği ve uluslararası mevzuat bağlamında çocuk hakları ve insan hakları konularında danışmanlık hizmetleri vermektedir.»