Child Care Board wants to educate parents before they intervene: U.S. Embassy provides training tools

Neglect does not necessarily mean a parent leaves a child alone – a parent can be in full sight, yet not pay attention to what their child truly needs. This warning from Joan Crawford of the Child Care Board, she indicated a sensitisation campaign will be on the air soon via the TV and Radio will advise Barbadians as what is expected of them as parents {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

Adults should not be yelling to their children how stupid they are or trying to drag an infant who is clearly tired, the media campaign is with a boost from UNICEF.

Social Transfomation Minister Steve Blackett observes Dr Palmer presenting a copy of the workbook to Joan Crawford from the Child Care Board

Social Transfomation Minister Steve Blackett observes Dr Palmer presenting a copy of the workbook to Joan Crawford from the Child Care Board

Her comments were at the launch of a new workbook on child abuse adapted from a UK template by the US Embassy for Barbadian schools, Ms Crawford added sometimes parents are unaware they’re abusing their children and they choose to work with the parents before they place the child in foster care {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

Rather than disrupt a household, the Board seeks to let Police know once they’re aware of a situation – they try to counsel adults, only if advice appears to be falling on deaf ears; it’s at that point the Child Care Board makes a decision…

After a busy morning on a crash curse in history & culture of the United States in Wildey, the children from nearby schools were about to nosh on cookies and juice, but not before posing for a snap with the dignitaries...

After a busy morning on a crash curse in history & culture of the United States in Wildey, the children from nearby schools were about to nosh on cookies and juice, but not before posing for a snap with the dignitaries…

Stella you’re a Star,” is a workbook which had its origin in England and was adapted for Caribbean audience and children. Dr Larry L. Palmer is aware that domestic abuse has a long & strange history in the Caribbean and stated how a seminar in Miami alerted key Law Enforcement authority figures from the Caribbean that this trend must come to a screeching halt {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

The diplomat related how many West Indian officials have said that domestic violence is a cultural nuisance but the envoy reminded them it is not viewed that way now, it is treated as a CRIME and therefore NO tolerance on such a disease.

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