Training human rights workers in Sri Lanka.
Swanchetan as an organization is acknowledged for the trainings it conducts and has trained professionals, social workers, community leaders in different countries in last ten years.
Some of the issues on which Swanchetan offers training are as under:
a. Grief work for individuals and communities in conflict
b. Forgiveness and healing after violence
c. Interviewing survivors of trauma
d. Counseling for traumatized communities and individuals
e. Understanding victim behavior
f. Art work with children in grief
g. Humane policing for law enforcement officials
h. Negotiations during crisis, violence and hostage taking
i. Understanding violent offenders
j. Psychotherapy with difficult groups
Some of the International and National Trainings held by Swanchetan
Training teachers on dealing with violence in children.
• Swanchetan was invited by Swedish Police Academy to train its law enforcement officers on psychological methods of interviewing victims.
• Swanchetan has been invited several times to give lectures in the Linshoping University, Sweden on issues of torture and abuse.
• Swanchetan was invited to Germany for conducting workshops on dealing with terror in the aftermath of terrorist violence.
• Swanchetan was invited to conduct a training workshop on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for personnel working with victims of violence and disaster in Aceh, Indonesia.
Anti trafficking workshop in Shillong, Meghalaya.
• Swanchetan has been conducting workshops for NGOs and professionals working with victims of ethnic violence in Sri Lanka.
• Swanchetan has done trainings for local leaders from different parts of Asia on healing after ethnic violence in Hongkong.
• Swanchetan was invited to conduct a training workshop for police officers from Uzbekistan, Russian and east European countries on combating human trafficking organized by US Embassy, Tashkent.
• Swanchetan was also invited by the United Nations Office on Drugs & Crime (UNODC) to share its expert views on “Prevention of spread of HIV amongst vulnerable groups in South Asia”.
• Swanchetan is part of an international group of NGOs, selected by Rehabilitation Council for Torture (RCT), Denmark to assess and critically evaluate the ICF classification by WHO.
• Swanchetan has been training police personnel in Delhi on scientific and humane investigation and interview techniques. The trainings have also included understanding offender behaviour.
• Swanchetan has also conducted trainings to sensitize law enforcement in different parts of India on victimology.
• Swanchetan has been conducting trainings and workshops for NGOs and grass roots level activists, mental health workers
across India on interviewing victims and assessing
Campaigning in the community on trauma.
torture and abuse on them for counselling.
• Swanchetan has been providing trainings on different issues to various institutions and universities.
If you are interested in training for your organization or yourself want to be part of any training do write to us.