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Seminar on emotional support to victims

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Seminar on emotional support to victims

CHILDLINE Kolkata organised a seminar on emotional support to victims on July 14, 2011. 27 Inspectors of the Railway Protection Force and Howrah District Police participated. Fr. George Myppan, Director, DBA, Fr. Mathew Parakonath, Executive Director, DBA inaugurated the seminar by the lighting of the lamp.

Dr. George Kallingal, Professor from University of Guam, U.S.A took a session on emotional support to victims. He discussed about the unique nature of human beings, basic human rights, the meaning of victimization, children's primary needs and victims' needs. Dr. Kaliingal pointed out that many abused and neglected children feel helpless not knowing where and how to seek help, He further spoke on a few counseling and therapy techniques that could be used.