Social Cohesion and Peacebuilding

Case Studies – Social Cohesion and Peacebuilding

CG GLOBAL REPORT 3:
HELPING CHILDREN HEAL AND THRIVE THROUGH PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT: A MODEL FOR POST-DISASTER RESILIENCE AMONG INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES IN THE PHILIPPINES

(5/21/2016)

It examines the importance of building resilience through early childhood education. In 2013, in the aftermath of a natural disaster in the Philippines, a model was created to support resilience-building in devastated communities. The model includes using a curriculum which integrates psychosocial support for children and adults, increasing capacity-buil ding among teachers and adults working with children, and adapting local traditions for building resilience.

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