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WORKPLAN

ORGANIZATION:  Hope Counseling and Wellness Center

PROJECT:  Child Resiliency Programme

 

Project Goal: To build Resiliency and Reduce Violence in Pre Adolescents at risk

 

 

Project Outcomes:  1) 75% of Children showing an increase in reading

      by one grade level

                                         2) 75% of Children engaged in Life skills training,

      sporting and creative activities geared towards        

                                               Violence Prevention

                                         3)  75% Children better fed - therefore better able

      to learn and less fighting

                                         4)  50% of Parents engaged in Parent Training,

      Family Counseling and Home visits as needed .               

                                                 -Demonstrating better parenting practices

 

ACTIVITY

 

INPUTS

TIME FRAME 

 

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

ANTICIPATED OUTPUTS 

 

1.1 Assess academic level of cohort

1.2 Deliver weekly academic support activities.

 

1.3 To deliver weekly academic support using computers.

1 Academic Support Coordinator and 2 teachers, + volunteers

 

 

Internet, computer software programme, tutor 

One month

 

One year

 

 

One year 

Mrs. Marva Green/Odette Mothersil/Simone Francis and team

 

 

75% of children showing an increase in reading skills by one grade level.

# of children attending school

 

2.1 Review the life skills training curriculum.  “A journey through self, emotional, social and cognitive development”

 

2.2 Compile relevant materials for Life skills training activities.

 

2.3 Deliver weekly life skills training activities in keeping with objectives

 

 

2.4 Deliver  weekly devotional sessions with cohort children

 

 

2.5 Link mentors  to mentees in the programme


Curriculum and Life skills activities


One Facilitator plus practicum student


One Facilitator plus practicum student

 

 


A Facilitator,

 

 

 

 

Available Mentors 

One Month 





 
One Month


One Year

 

 

 


One Year



One Month

Margaret Fowler/ Halycon Reid/Sasha-Kay Campbell and team

 

50% of children reported  fighting reduced

 

 

 

 

 

75%  of children demonstrating an increase in social indicators (politeness, courtesy etc.- see baseline questionnaire)

.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mentors trained and engaged in mentoring

 

3.1 Engage children in weekly creative activities - dance, singing, arts & craft, drumming.

 

 

 

 

 

3.2 Deliver weekly sporting and fitness activities karate-basketball, football, games

Dance , Drumming, Art and Craft teachers and One Coordinator, relevant equipment and materials

 

 

 

 

Relevant equipment and materials 

 

One Year

 

Marilyn Lee/Joy Northover/Kassika Johnson and

 

75% of Children engaged in weekly creative expression activities reinforcing violence prevention messages

 

75% of Children engaged in weekly supervised sporting activities reinforcing violence prevention messages

 

4.1To conduct monthly parent training seminars

4.2 To conduct parent home visits as needed.

4.3 To conduct Individual parent/child/family counselling as needed.

Trainer, Home visitor, Counseling room , Relevant Materials 

One Year 

 

Beverley

McKenzie/Dawnet Coke and team

50% Increase in Parents  attending  PTAs and school functions

50% of parents participating in training workshops

50% of parents demonstrating Improved parenting practices.(see parenting evaluation form) 

 

5.1 Provide weekly cooked meals to cohort of children.

5.2 Provide support to parents in the purchasing & preparation of inexpensive nutritional foods.

5.3 To develop partnerships with clubs and community groups to support nutritional needs.

Cook, Food Items, Kitchen with working stove 

One Year

Halycon Reid/Bevan Sadler and team 

75% of children receiving cooked meals/refreshments.

 

75% of children & 50% of parents receiving nutritional advice.

 

Project Plan
 
 
 
Project Objectives Outputs Activities Indicators

1. Provide academic support to increase literacy over a two year period using “chalk and talk” methodology and computer software based learning over a 2 year period

Absenteeism rate reduced

Reading skills increased.

1.1 Assess academic level of cohort

1.2 Deliver weekly academic support activities.

1.3 To set up a computer lab to accommodate new referred children and the additional computer learning component of the project.

1.5 To acquire 15 computers and furniture to outfit computer lab.

1.6 To collaborate with VPA/ MoH in the training and implementation of the software learning tool

 1.7 To deliver weekly academic support using computers.

# of children attending school

# of children showing an increase in reading skills by one grade level.

 

 

 

2. To build Life skills & provide mentorship: (moral, physical, social, cognitive and emotional competencies) over a two year period including the following 10 topics:

 

1) Cope with stress

2) Manage emotional and sexual needs

3) Make decisions and solve problems

4) Handle responsibilities

5) Handle anger and conflict

6) Communicate effectively

7) Build healthy peer and family relationships.

8) Build leaderships skills

9) Handle sexual feelings

-Promote abstinence.

10) Develop a faith based approach to handling conflict & life controlling problems

# of fights with a weapon reduced

 

 

 

#  of fights in children reduced  

 

 

 

Improved inter-peer relationships.

 

Improved parent-child relationships.

 

 

Improved teacher- child relationships

 

 Mentors trained and engaged in mentoring

children


2.1 Review the life skills training curriculum.  “A journey through self, emotional, social and cognitive development”

 

2.2 Compile relevant materials for Life skills training activities.

 

2.3 Deliver weekly life skills training activities in keeping with objectives

 

 

2.4 Deliver  weekly devotional sessions with cohort children

2.5 Train Mentors

2.6 Link mentors  to mentees in the programme


# of children reported fighting with a weapon

 

# of children reporting fighting reduced

 

 

 

# of children demonstrating an increase in social indicators (politeness, courtesy etc.- see baseline questionnaire)

# of Mentors trained and engaged in mentoring
 

3.To provide Creative expression & Physical Fitness activities to re enforce life skills training activities

 

 

Children engaged in weekly supervised creative expression activities reinforcing violence prevention messages

 

 

 

Children engaged in weekly supervised sporting activities reinforcing violence prevention messages

3.1 Engage children in weekly creative activities -drama, dance, music, arts & craft, drumming.

 

 

 

 

 

3.2 Deliver weekly sporting and fitness activities -basketball, football, games

#Children engaged in weekly creative expression activities reinforcing violence prevention messages

 

#Children engaged in weekly supervised sporting activities reinforcing violence prevention messages

4. To strengthen positive parenting practices

Violence on children (discipline without corporal punishment) decreased.

 

 

 

Increased parental attendance at PTAs and school functions

 

Parents participating in training workshops increased

Improved overall parenting practices.(see parenting evaluation form)

4.1To conduct monthly parent training seminars

4.2 To conduct parent home visits as needed.

4.3 To conduct Individual parent/child/family counselling as needed.

# of reports of violence on children (discipline without corporal punishment)

# Parents  attending  PTAs and school functions

Number of parents participating in training workshops

# of parents demonstrating Improved parenting practices.(see parenting evaluation form

5. Provide nutritional support to children

Children at risk receiving nutritional support.

 

Children & parents receiving nutritional advice.

5.1 Provide weekly cooked meals to cohort of children.

5.2 Provide support to children and parents in the purchasing & preparation of inexpensive nutritional foods.

5.3 To develop new partnerships with clubs and community groups to support the increased nutritional needs.

Number of children receiving cooked nutritional meals/refreshments.

 

Number of children & parents receiving nutritional advice.

View photos from the Staff Training below.

 



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