Seeds of Change: In the Best Interest of the Child

Online register here
Deadline: March 1, 2014

Huế: Wednesday March 5, 2014 ** 8:00am – 5:00pm ** Center for Humanity Education Hue City,
Nguyen Sinh Sac Street, Vy Da South Project Area, Hue, Vietnam

Vĩnh Long: Sunday – Monday, March 9 – 10, 2014 ** 8:00am – 5:00pm ** Bình Minh Town, Vĩnh Long Province, Vietnam

Seeds of Change: In the Best Interest of the Child is the theme for a series of on-demand workshops on social work, building self-esteem and child development, targeted to educators, counselors, and other childcare providers, with the goal of providing practical skills for successful living. The workshops are conducted by member organizations of the VA NGO Network for their local partners, staff and volunteers.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Effective Communication
  • Life Skills for Success: Top Tips for Communication Skills, Listening and Time Management
  • Effective Life Skills- Empowering Youth for Success
  • Wondering with children: The importance of observation in early education
  • Brain Development for Children: Multi-Cultural Activities
  • Understanding Children’s Temperament
  • Learning through Play
  • Supporting Physical Growth and Development in Young Children: Fun Games and Group Activities
  • Building Healthy and Safe Communities, Making Healthy Choices

Workshop Objectives
Workshop attendees will:

  • Gain practical knowledge and skills on social work with children and families. Exploring ‘what works’ and promoting good practice bringing the community together with multicultural activities;
  • Building understanding of leadership, capacity and capability issues for effective working with children and their families around the issue of mental health and emotional well-being; and,
  • Develop a vision for advancing the field: What work is needed to refine and advance the field and its practice areas for social network and collaboration to promote the emotional health of children.

Who should attend?

  • Staff/volunteers of NGOs and grass root organizations working in rural communities; school personnel and all personnel involved with education projects.
  • Staff/Volunteers who want to sharpen their skills on how to present or talk to others and/or the media about their work and their nonprofit organizations.
  • Pre-Registration

    • Members: 2 complimentary admissions, $15 per additional participant.
    • Non-Members: $50 per participant.

    Space is limited on a first-come, first–serve basis. Registration fee includes all training materials, lunches, and refreshments. Pre-Registration is required. Interested participants are required to confirm their attendance by completing the online Registration Form before March 1, 2014.
    For further details, please contact to: Cathy Hà Lâm: 714-330-3589 (USA) * Dương Phan: 0906-958-939 (Việt Nam) or info@va-ngo.orgwww.va-ngo.org


    VA NGO Network cordially invites all members and friends of the Network to:

    REGIONAL MEETING AND DISCUSSION ON HEALTH-RELATED ACTIVITIES OF VIETNAMESE AMERICAN NGOs
    Sunday Nov 4, 2012, 8:30am – 1:00pm
    Fountain Valley Hospital
    1700 Euclid at Warner, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
    Saltzer Conference Room

    Start

    End

     

    8:30

    9:00

    Networking & light breakfast

    9:00

    10:00

    Best Practices of medical mission teams from Project Viet Nam , SAP-VN and Good Samaritan. Sharing resources, data and info.

    10:00

    10:20

    VANGO Network Health Education Initiative PedFACTS- Viet Nam

    10:20

    10:30

    Break

    10:30

    11:30

    Projects and Public Health Programs benefiting Healthcare (Clean water, Sanitation, FHF Hygiene & Health Through Peer Education, Bep lo Xanh)

    11:30

    12:15

    Changing Healthcare needs in Vietnam for the General Population

    12:15

    1:00

    Wrap up & Lunch

    VA NGO Network Health Education Initiative (HEI)
    2011 Fall PedFACTS-Vietnam Training Course

    Hue: Monday – Tuesday, November 7-8, 2011 – 8:00am-5:00pm
    Center for Humanity Education Hue City, Nguyen Sinh Sac Street, Hue, Vietnam

    Ha Noi: Wednesday – Thursday, November 9-10, 2011 – 8:00am-5:00pm – Ha Noi Training College, 67B Cua Bac Street, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi

    REGISTER NOW: http://bit.ly/nlr7dl Deadline: November 1, 2011
    The VA NGO Network Health Education Initiative (HEI) PedFACTS-Vietnam is a collaboration between Project Vietnam Foundation, American Academy of Pediatrics and VANGO Network focusing to provide the Pediatric First Aid Training for caregivers and teachers based on PedFACTS for which the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has granted Vietnamese copyrights to Project Vietnam Foundation (PVNF). Over the next three (3) years, the goals of the Health Education Initiative (HEI) are to reach:

    • Over 200 PedFACTS-Vietnam instructors
    • Over 2,000 providers
    • At least 30,000 children towards a safer environment

    HEI PedFACTS-Vietnam Training Course

    • PedFACTS-Vietnam Instructor Development Course is aiming to provide the necessary skills for instructors to teach pediatric first aid. (2 day)
    • PedFACTS-Vietnam Provider First Aid Training provides caregivers and teachers the basic first aid skills and confidence that they need to effectively care for children. (1 day)

    Course Objectives

    • Improve knowledge of child care givers
    • Reduce injury and emergency events for children in the school/childcare setting
    • Introduce training on First aid for preschool/school teachers, for proposed adoption into national standards

    Who should attend?

    • Pediatric doctors and nurses working for VANGO Network member organizations and local hospitals, schools and childcare centers
    • Kindergarten teachers and caregivers working for VANGO Network member organizations and local schools and childcare centers

    Certification
    Participants will receive the Instructor or Provider Certificate American Academy of Pediatrics AAP & the VA NGO Network provided they have successfully completed the course.


    VA NGO Network Health Education Initiative – HEI
    2011 Fall PedFACTS-Vietnam Training Course

    Hue: Friday – Saturday, October 21 – 22, 2011 – 8:00am – 5:00pm
    Center for Humanity Education Hue City

    REGISTER NOW: http://bit.ly/qOjqR7  – Deadline: October 15, 2011
    The VA NGO Network Health Education Initiative (HEI) PedFACTS-Vietnam is a collaboration between Project Vietnam Foundation, American Academy of Pediatrics and VANGO Network focusing to provide the Pediatric First Aid Training for caregivers and teachers based on PedFACTS for which the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has granted Vietnamese copyrights to Project Vietnam Foundation (PVNF). Over the next three (3) years, the goals of the Health Education Initiative (HEI) are to reach:

    • Over 200 PedFACTS-Vietnam instructors
    • Over 2,000 providers
    • At least 30,000 children towards a safer environment

    HEI PedFACTS-Vietnam Training Course

    • PedFACTS-Vietnam Provider First Aid Training provides caregivers and teachers the basic first aid skills and confidence that they need to effectively care for children. (1 day)

    Course Objectives

    • Improve knowledge of child care givers
    • Reduce injury and emergency events for children in the school/childcare setting
    • Introduce training on First aid for preschool/school teachers, for proposed adoption into national standards

    Who should attend?

    • Pediatric doctors and nurses working for VANGO Network member organizations and local hospitals, schools and childcare centers
    • Kindergarten teachers and caregivers working for VANGO Network member organizations and local schools and childcare centers

    Certification
    Participants will receive the Instructor or Provider Certificate American Academy of Pediatrics AAP & the VA NGO Network provided they have successfully completed the course.