TPO Training Courses
TPO offers training in a wide range of areas, tailored specifically to the competence requirements of our clients, but widely applicable to related social development and humanitarian work with government, UN agencies and civil society organizations. Such courses are conducted on mutually agreed arrangements. Our trainers have proven hands-on skills training capabilities with enormous experience in non-didactic pedagogy and development practice.
Training courses offered by TPO give scholars, researchers, social workers, health care professionals, mental health workers, community resource persons, government officials, researchers and students (both local and international) the opportunity to learn from its extensive experience.
The following courses are on offer at the TPO Psychosocial Training Institute located in Arua district, North-western Uganda. TPO also organizes a wide range of tailor-made courses based on identified training needs of different institutions, organizations and group of individuals and such courses are conducted on mutually agreed dates and venues.
||Modules to be covered
|Practice-based Mental health and Psychosocial Support (PSS) course
- Basic Psychosocial care and Support
- Introduction to Mental Health care
- Community-based psychosocial and mental health interventions.
- Participatory, planning, monitoring and evaluation of psychosocial and mental health care projects.
- NGO/ CBO employees/ volunteers,
- Government workers in health, education, community-based services sectors.
|Training of Trainers (ToT) course in community-based psychosocial and mental health care.
- Overview of psychosocial and mental health situation in Africa/ Uganda.
- Principles and practices in training
- Training & facilitation Skills
- Personal growth and confidence building
|Community volunteers, Social Workers, Project Officers/ Managers, Government employees in the following sectors: community development, health, education, etc.
|Children and Youth Life Skills course
- Challenges affecting children and youth in 21st century
- Youth friendly services
- Peer education and mentorship
- Personal, social and decision-making skills for young people
|Social workers, Youth leaders, peer mentors, school prefects, school teachers and administrators.
The 3 month Practice Oriented Professional Certificate in Child Protection Course is jointly delivered between TPO Uganda and Makerere University. This course targets in-service trainees such as Probation and Social Welfare Officers, police, teachers, community development officers, legal support practitioners, NGO workers and more.
CHILD PROTECTION IN-SERVICE COURSE BY TPO UGANDA
For the next few months TPO Uganda will offer an in-service course on child protection for a selected number of NGO staff. The course will target practitioners from both government and non-governmental institutions working with children, their families and communities. TPO Uganda in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development, Makerere University College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Department of Social Work and Social Administration) in partnership with the National Child Protection Working Group in Uganda and Columbia University Group of Children in Adversity has lead the process of developing this innovative Practice Oriented Professional Certificate Course in Child Protection in a bid to proffessionalise the child protection training and capacity development in Uganda.
This course aims at equipping child protection practitioners with knowledge and skills to effectively deliver quality child protection services in their various capacities. It comprises of five modules 75 hours of consistent classroom study and 15 hours of supervised practice assessment. The organisation and delivery of the course will be flexibly staggered over a period of 2-3 months. The team of course facilitators comprises of a unique collection of experienced trainers from collaborating higher institutions of learning and child focused local and international NGOs with proven hands-on skills training competencies and enormous experience in adult learning and development practice in child protection. This course has been enabled by financial support from UNICEF and the OAK Foundation.