HSSH is an autism awareness and early intervention service facilitation program for Play Schools’ Teachers all over Delhi/NCR. The program entails educating and training teachers to identify early signs of autism and other related conditions and empowering the teachers by providing them with the tools that they need to deal with the challenges faced by them with children in a play school set up.
The program is divided into 2 parts:
a) An initial awareness workshop for teachers – It is a free of cost workshop that aims to create awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related conditions, making teachers aware of the red flags in children and how to identify them, and provide teachers with some general techniques and strategies that they can use with these children.
b) Skill Training of Teachers and Provision of Individualised Plan for children who need intervention– This is a paid plan wherein a team of RCI certified special educator and a psychologist from CCAW visit the school to observe children and provide individualized plans for children that corresponds to the school’s curriculum and is easy to carry out within a classroom setting. In addition, Skill Training sessions are also provided to teachers so that the school becomes self-sustained and teachers are able to continue providing intervention to the kids even when the program has ended.
Till now, CCAW has successfully conducted the free awareness workshop in 15 schools. CCAW has also been able to collaborate with 2 branches of an IB School, successfully conducting the Teacher Training Program in one of the schools and is on its way in conducting the teacher training program in the other school.
EmoAid, the community mental health wing of CCAW, in collaboration with EFT MRA India provides training for International Certification in EFT Levels 1 & 2. EFT stands for Emotional Freedom Technique. Based on the principles of Energy Psychology, it brings together the ancient wisdom of the East about the energy of the body and modern psychology and neurology. It is a clinically proven technique used by therapists across the world to work on various psychological and emotional issues, experience relaxation and promote healing. Successfully used to treat PTSD, it is a highly effective technique to work on and resolve traumas experienced by the clients. It can also be used as a self help tool by therapists.
EFT Tapping helps us tune in to the negative patterns that we form around our uncomfortable thoughts, feelings, or troubling memories. It can be used to work on a range of issues including emotional concerns such as stress, anxiety, depressive symptoms as well as working on phobias, beliefs and troubling memories.
CCAW in collaboration with EmoAid Wellness Centre LLP has been conducting Internship Programs exclusively tailored for high school students interested in the field of Psychology as well as students enrolled at university level majoring in the field of Psychology.
The internship programs at CCAW are created to provide a practicalexposure of the field and create a space of experientially building on the knowledge provided in institutions.
The offline Observership and Training has been designed exclusively for University students pursuing Psychology or related disciplines in order to help them build the skills required in the field of mental health. The aim is to provide students with exposure to the different domains of clinical and child psychology, child and adolescent mental health disorders, traditional and alternate therapeutic techniques, self-work and practical skills required to work as a professional along with the space where they could reflect.
The offline training program is divided into four categories:
With the underlying theme of Engage-Learn-Contribute, our offline mental health program for high school students gives exposure to the field of Psychology and Mental Health. High school students are provided with knowledge of the vast field of mental health along with a special focus on the child and adolescent population. With the safe space provided, they enhance their interpersonal skills and develop sensitivity for interacting with people facing varied issues. By engaging in conversations with experts in the field of mental health, they feel equipped in making ground-level contributions and building a sense of community with fellow enthusiasts. In addition, skills are taught to enhance their own emotional well-being. The curriculum includes:
The Parent Empowerment Program (PEP) is an online training program conducted for parents to give them the skills to work with their children on the spectrum at home. The aim of the training is to equip parents for them to be able to work as co-therapists at home, thereby yielding maximum benefits for the child.
The training spreads over a period of 10 days and includes topics like:
Established in the year 2005, CCAW continues to provide its services across two centers in Greater Kailash, New Delhi presently.
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