Module 4: Children and Soldiers: Working with Children in Situations of Armed Conflict

Start Date: October 7, 2018 12:00 am

End Date: October 6, 2018 3:18 pm


This 14-lesson module is intended for people already working with child soldiers or people preparing to work with child soldiers and/or children in contexts of armed conflict. This module will prepare workers mentally and emotionally for the challenges of working with child soldiers. The module also provides a broad foundation for understanding the contexts and complex dynamics of children in armed conflict. For those not involved directly with child soldiers, this module can help to significantly raise awareness of the issues faced by children in situations of armed conflict.

Lessons include:

  • Life as a Child Soldier
  • The Ecology of Recruitment
  • The Impacts of Soldiering
  • The Analysis of Armed Conflict
  • Transitioning Children into Civilian Life
  • Advocacy Essentials