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Event Date: 09/04/2019
Duration: 4 days
Location: Birmingham, UK
Booking Deadline: 02/04/2019
Price: TBC

 This four-day workshop demonstrates how to conduct fair, thorough and confidential investigations into complaints of staff misconduct, with a particular focus on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of affected populations.


Who should attend? 

Mid- to senior-level staff who are, or may be, designated to investigate allegations of staff misconduct within their organisation.

Course content

The course covers the following topics:


What is abuse?

The principles underpinning investigations

Investigation planning

Conducting investigations, including interviewing

Documentary and other evidence, and site visits

Investigation report and management implication report writing

The standard and burden of proof

Investigation closure

Management of investigations


The third day of the course is a full-day simulation exercise of the interviewing stage of an investigation, using a detailed case study. Actors represent the complainant, subject of complaint and witnesses.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading

The investigations workshop has three mandatory pre-workshop assignments, introducing the legal framework, definitions of exploitation and abuse, complaints handling and the Guidelines for Investigations. The second pre-workshop assignment requires the participants to research and reflect on exploitation and abuse in the context of the country in which they work. A significant amount of background reading is required in order to prepare for the course and complete the pre-workshop assignments.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will have an increased understanding of the following:

The principles underpinning investigations.
The guidelines for investigations.

Furthermore, participants will have developed basic skills in:

Planning and conducting investigations.
Reviewing documentary and other evidence, and conducting site visits.
Interviewing complainants, subjects of complaint and witnesses.
Reporting findings and making recommendations
The standard and burden of proof
Closing an investigation
Managing an investigation

Course fees

The course fee includes facilitation, course materials, lunch and refreshments during the days of the course, and a course completion certificate. The course fee does NOT include the cost of overnight accommodation or travel to and from the training venue.

 

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate & non-members

Standard rate

1200

1600

Small agency rate*

600

800

*A small agency is one with a global annual expenditure of less than 5 million Swiss francs

 Programme guide

Day 1: 
What is abuse? 
Principles of investigations
Investigation skills
Stages of an investigation
Gathering and analysing information
The standard and burden of proof
Using specific language

Day 2: 
Models of interviewing
Interviewing witnesses
Interviewing subjects of complaint
Investigation planning and preparation
Planning and preparation for interview simulation exercise

Day 3: 
Full day’s simulation exercise of the interview stage of an investigation (actors represent the complainant, subject of complaint and witnesses).

Day 4: 
Review of investigation and interview plans
Writing investigation reports and management implication reports
Closure of the investigation
Management of investigations
Reflection

Terms and conditions 

Please follow this link to see our terms and conditions for event bookings: http://www.chsalliance.org/event-terms-and-conditions 



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Event Date: 14/05/2019
Duration: 4 days
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Booking Deadline: 06/05/2019
Price: TBC

The purpose of this workshop is to build the capacity of organisation staff and consultants to facilitate training on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The workshop will be delivered in English.

Who should attend? 

This course is for people who train or manage learning within their organisation or more widely in the sector. Priority will be given to people who have a responsibility for training/learning within their job, and to consultants specialising in training delivery. Participants must have at least a basic knowledge of quality, accountability, people management and the Core Humanitarian Standard before they join this workshop.

Course content: 

The first two days of the course will offer introductory sessions on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The third day will touch on training methodologies, and give time for participants to prepare for the fourth day, when participants will deliver sessions that they have developed themselves.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading: 

Participants are asked to re-read the Core Humanitarian Standard in preparation for the workshop. We also recommend that they complete the introductory e-learning module on the Core Humanitarian Standard.

Learning outcomes: 
 

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Differentiate accurately between the humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, independence, and neutrality, and explain their importance.
• List the nine commitments of the Core Humanitarian Standard and explain how each contributes to the delivery of a quality humanitarian response.
• Give examples of good practice drawn from their own experience, from other participants and more widely from the sector.
• Act as advocates and peer leaders on the importance of quality, accountability and good people management in humanitarian action.
• Facilitate introductory training on the Core Humanitarian Standard within and/or beyond their own organisations.

Course fees: 

The course fee includes facilitation, course materials, lunches and refreshments during the days of the course, and a course completion certificate. The course fee does NOT include the cost of overnight accommodation, breakfast, evening meals, or travel to and from the training venue.

 

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate and non-members

Standard rate

1000

1400

Small agency rate*

500

700

*A small agency is one with an annual expenditure of less than 5 million Swiss francs.


Programme guide

Day 1: 
Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard 
Humanitarian principles 
Commitment 1 Appropriateness & relevance 
Commitment 2 Effectiveness & timeliness 
Commitment 3 Strengthening local capacities 
Commitment 4 Participation & information sharing

Day 2: 
Commitment 5 Complaints mechanisms
Commitment 6 Coordination & complementarity
Commitment 7 Learning & improvement
Commitment 8 People management
Commitment 9 Resource management
The Verification Framework

Day 3: 
Adult learning 
Learning styles
Training methodologies 
Writing learning objectives
Preparation for Day 4 training practice sessions

Day 4: 
Participant training practice sessions
Feedback and reflection


Terms and conditions: 

Please follow this link to see our terms and conditions for event bookings: http://www.chsalliance.org/event-terms-and-conditions



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Event Date: 17/06/2019
Duration: 1 day
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Booking Deadline: 14/06/2019
Price: TBC

This one-day workshop looks at how to manage investigations into staff misconduct, with a particular focus on investigations into sexual exploitation and abuse of beneficiaries by staff. Additionally, it explores safeguarding strategies that managers can implement in their organisations to reduce the risk of exploitation and abuse and improve their organisation’s capacity to receive and respond to allegations of staff misconduct.

Who should attend?

Senior managers responsible for managing administrative investigations and those who are responsible for development or review of organisational policy relating to sexual exploitation and abuse.

 

Course content


The course comprises the following modules:


Defining, and responding to, exploitation and abuse;
Principles, risk assessment and critical elements in managing investigations;
Creating a culture of safety – codes of conduct, awareness-raising amongst staff and communities, complaints response mechanisms and recruitment practices.

 

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading

Participants are asked to read several key documents relating to the management of investigations prior to joining the course. There are no pre-workshop assignments apart from the reading.

 

Learning outcomes


By the end of the course, participants will have increased understanding of the following:

The context within which abuse and exploitation can occur;
The key elements in managing investigations;
Prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse through codes of conduct, complaints response mechanisms, awareness raising amongst staff and communities and recruitment strategies;
Organisational responsibility for creating a safe environment free from sexual exploitation or abuse.

 

They will have established skills in:

Planning and managing investigations;
Developing and implementing prevention strategies.

 

Course fees

The course fee includes facilitation, course materials, lunch and refreshments during the days of the course, and a course completion certificate. The course fee does not include the cost of overnight accommodation or travel to and from the training venue.

 

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate & non-members

Standard rate

250

350

Small agency rate*

125

175

*A small agency is one with a global annual expenditure of less than 5 million Swiss francs

 

Programme guide

 

Day 1: 

 

Introduction, background and context

What is abuse?

Codes of conduct

Awareness-raising of staff and communities

Complaints response mechanisms

Good practice in recruitment for PSEA prevention

Manager testimony on investigations

Managers’ responsibilities in an investigation

Critical elements in managing investigations, including risk assessment

Action planning



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Event Date: 18/06/2019
Duration: 4 days
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Booking Deadline: -
Price: TBC

This four-day workshop demonstrates how to conduct fair, thorough and confidential investigations into complaints of staff misconduct, with a particular focus on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of affected populations.


Who should attend? 

Mid- to senior-level staff who are, or may be, designated to investigate allegations of staff misconduct within their organisation.

Course content


The course covers the following topics:


What is abuse?

The principles underpinning investigations

Investigation planning

Conducting investigations, including interviewing

Documentary and other evidence, and site visits

Investigation report and management implication report writing

The standard and burden of proof

Investigation closure

Management of investigations


The third day of the course is a full-day simulation exercise of the interviewing stage of an investigation, using a detailed case study. Actors represent the complainant, subject of complaint and witnesses.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading


The investigations workshop has three mandatory pre-workshop assignments, introducing the legal framework, definitions of exploitation and abuse, complaints handling and the Guidelines for Investigations. The second pre-workshop assignment requires the participants to research and reflect on exploitation and abuse in the context of the country in which they work. A significant amount of background reading is required in order to prepare for the course and complete the pre-workshop assignments.

Learning outcomes

 

By the end of the course, participants will have an increased understanding of the following:

The principles underpinning investigations.
The guidelines for investigations.

Furthermore, participants will have developed basic skills in:

Planning and conducting investigations.
Reviewing documentary and other evidence, and conducting site visits.
Interviewing complainants, subjects of complaint and witnesses.
Reporting findings and making recommendations
The standard and burden of proof
Closing an investigation
Managing an investigation

Course fees

 

The course fee includes facilitation, course materials, lunch and refreshments during the days of the course, and a course completion certificate. The course fee does NOT include the cost of overnight accommodation or travel to and from the training venue.

 

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate & non-members

Standard rate

1200

1600

Small agency rate*

600

800

*A small agency is one with a global annual expenditure of less than 5 million Swiss francs

 

Programme guide

 

Day 1: 
What is abuse? 
Principles of investigations
Investigation skills
Stages of an investigation
Gathering and analysing information
The standard and burden of proof
Using specific language

 

Day 2: 
Models of interviewing
Interviewing witnesses
Interviewing subjects of complaint
Investigation planning and preparation
Planning and preparation for interview simulation exercise

Day 3: 
Full day’s simulation exercise of the interview stage of an investigation (actors represent the complainant, subject of complaint and witnesses).

 

Day 4: 
Review of investigation and interview plans
Writing investigation reports and management implication reports
Closure of the investigation
Management of investigations
Reflection

 

Terms and conditions

 

Please follow this link to see our terms and conditions for event bookings: http://www.chsalliance.org/event-terms-and-conditions 

 



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Event Date: 24/06/2019
Duration: 4 days
Location: Amman, Jordan
Booking Deadline: 17/06/2019
Price: TBC

The purpose of this workshop is to build the capacity of organisation staff and consultants to facilitate training on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The workshop will be delivered in English.

Who should attend? 

This course is for people who train or manage learning within their organisation or more widely in the sector. Priority will be given to people who have a responsibility for training/learning within their job, and to consultants specialising in training delivery. Participants must have at least a basic knowledge of quality, accountability, people management and the Core Humanitarian Standard before they join this workshop.

Course content: 

The first two days of the course will offer introductory sessions on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The third day will touch on training methodologies, and give time for participants to prepare for the fourth day, when participants will deliver sessions that they have developed themselves.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading: 

Participants are asked to re-read the Core Humanitarian Standard in preparation for the workshop. We also recommend that they complete the introductory e-learning module on the Core Humanitarian Standard.

Learning outcomes: 
 

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Differentiate accurately between the humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, independence, and neutrality, and explain their importance.
• List the nine commitments of the Core Humanitarian Standard and explain how each contributes to the delivery of a quality humanitarian response.
• Give examples of good practice drawn from their own experience, from other participants and more widely from the sector.
• Act as advocates and peer leaders on the importance of quality, accountability and good people management in humanitarian action.
• Facilitate introductory training on the Core Humanitarian Standard within and/or beyond their own organisations.

Course fees: 

The course fee includes facilitation, course materials, lunches and refreshments during the days of the course, and a course completion certificate. The course fee does NOT include the cost of overnight accommodation, breakfast, evening meals, or travel to and from the training venue.

 

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate and non-members

Standard rate

1000

1400

Small agency rate*

500

700

*A small agency is one with an annual expenditure of less than 5 million Swiss francs.


Programme guide

Day 1: 
Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard 
Humanitarian principles 
Commitment 1 Appropriateness & relevance 
Commitment 2 Effectiveness & timeliness 
Commitment 3 Strengthening local capacities 
Commitment 4 Participation & information sharing

Day 2: 
Commitment 5 Complaints mechanisms
Commitment 6 Coordination & complementarity
Commitment 7 Learning & improvement
Commitment 8 People management
Commitment 9 Resource management
The Verification Framework

Day 3: 
Adult learning 
Learning styles
Training methodologies 
Writing learning objectives
Preparation for Day 4 training practice sessions

Day 4: 
Participant training practice sessions
Feedback and reflection


Terms and conditions: 

Please follow this link to see our terms and conditions for event bookings: http://www.chsalliance.org/event-terms-and-conditions



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Book Training of Trainers on the Core Humanitarian Standard


To facilitate the continuation of networking after the event, a list of attendees will be distributed at the workshop and will include your email addresses, unless you indicate otherwise

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Fully-booked, please contact info@chsalliance.org if you would like to be put on the waiting list.
Event Date: 08/10/2019
Duration: 4 days
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Booking Deadline: 07/10/2019
Price: TBC

 This four-day workshop demonstrates how to conduct fair, thorough and confidential investigations into complaints of staff misconduct, with a particular focus on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of affected populations.


Who should attend? 

Mid- to senior-level staff who are, or may be, designated to investigate allegations of staff misconduct within their organisation.

Course content


The course covers the following topics:


What is abuse?

The principles underpinning investigations

Investigation planning

Conducting investigations, including interviewing

Documentary and other evidence, and site visits

Investigation report and management implication report writing

The standard and burden of proof

Investigation closure

Management of investigations


The third day of the course is a full-day simulation exercise of the interviewing stage of an investigation, using a detailed case study. Actors represent the complainant, subject of complaint and witnesses.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading


The investigations workshop has three mandatory pre-workshop assignments, introducing the legal framework, definitions of exploitation and abuse, complaints handling and the Guidelines for Investigations. The second pre-workshop assignment requires the participants to research and reflect on exploitation and abuse in the context of the country in which they work. A significant amount of background reading is required in order to prepare for the course and complete the pre-workshop assignments.

Learning outcomes

 

By the end of the course, participants will have an increased understanding of the following:

The principles underpinning investigations.
The guidelines for investigations.

Furthermore, participants will have developed basic skills in:

Planning and conducting investigations.
Reviewing documentary and other evidence, and conducting site visits.
Interviewing complainants, subjects of complaint and witnesses.
Reporting findings and making recommendations
The standard and burden of proof
Closing an investigation
Managing an investigation

Course fees

 

The course fee includes facilitation, course materials, lunch and refreshments during the days of the course, and a course completion certificate. The course fee does NOT include the cost of overnight accommodation or travel to and from the training venue.

 

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate & non-members

Standard rate

1200

1600

Small agency rate*

600

800

*A small agency is one with a global annual expenditure of less than 5 million Swiss francs

 

Programme guide

 

Day 1: 
What is abuse? 
Principles of investigations
Investigation skills
Stages of an investigation
Gathering and analysing information
The standard and burden of proof
Using specific language

 

Day 2: 
Models of interviewing
Interviewing witnesses
Interviewing subjects of complaint
Investigation planning and preparation
Planning and preparation for interview simulation exercise

Day 3: 
Full day’s simulation exercise of the interview stage of an investigation (actors represent the complainant, subject of complaint and witnesses).

 

Day 4: 
Review of investigation and interview plans
Writing investigation reports and management implication reports
Closure of the investigation
Management of investigations
Reflection

 

Terms and conditions

 

Please follow this link to see our terms and conditions for event bookings: http://www.chsalliance.org/event-terms-and-conditions 

 



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Book SEA investigations training


To facilitate the continuation of networking after the event, a list of attendees will be distributed at the workshop and will include your email addresses, unless you indicate otherwise

Please download, complete and upload this file



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