Welcome to the 3rd BICON being organized by Udayan Care

In collaboration with Amity University


You
are invited!

Join like-minded practitioners and colleagues for two days of learning, networking, and strengthening your work in supporting children, youth, and families.

The 3rd BICON is an excellent opportunity to network with experts and professional working on issues of out of home care children and youth.

Key note addresses will be delivered by some of the best and leading experts in the area of alternative care. The 3rd BICON will present a country situation on alternative care in each of the South Asian countries. Besides it has opportunities for poster presentation and training workshops for caregivers.

We invite you to partner us and contribute to the exciting 3rd BICON. Join us at the two days of dialogues, discussions and debates that impact on the lives and care practices of OHC children and youth in South Asia.

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You are invited!

Join like-minded practitioners and colleagues for two days of learning, networking, and strengthening your work in supporting children, youth, and families.

The 3rd BICON is an excellent opportunity to network with experts and professional working on issues of out of home care children and youth.

Key note addresses will be delivered by some of the best and leading experts in the area of alternative care. The 3rd BICON will present a country situation on alternative care in each of the South Asian countries. Besides it has opportunities for poster presentation and training workshops for caregivers.

We invite you to partner us and contribute to the exciting 3rd BICON. Join us at the two days of dialogues, discussions and debates that impact on the lives and care practices of OHC children and youth in South Asia.

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Speakers

Dr. Delia Pop

Born and educated in Romania, Delia is a medical doctor who has committed the last 17 years to working with children in the institutional care system and families at risk of separation.  She has transformed child protection and care systems at national and regional levels through developing a model of change and training materials to support global reform and providing technical assistance and training to government agencies, NGOs and other professionals in Europe and Africa.

Dr. Delia Pop

Born and educated in Romania, Delia is a medical doctor who has committed the last 17 years to working with children in the institutional care system and families at risk of separation.  She has transformed child protection and care systems at national and regional levels through developing a model of change and training materials to support global reform and providing technical assistance and training to government agencies, NGOs and other professionals in Europe and Africa.

Hours
Speakers
Seats
Workshops
Sponsors

Conference Schedule

 

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1) South Asia’s child protection paradigm: Sustainable Developmental Goals & Alternative Care
2) Concepts and practices on Deinstitutionalisation in South Asia
3) Tracking Progress: Country presentations from All South Asian countries
4) Understanding Gatekeeping and transition in South Asia

1) Understanding challenges to transition & exploring solutions based on social and cultural factors for South Asia countries
2) Understanding how to apply the Suitability and Necessity principles of care

1) Tracking Progress: Establishing Foster Care, small group homes and Aftercare systems in South Asia

2) Areas of Concern and Special Considerations

a. Mental Health Care programming for children in Alternative Care
b. Trauma Informed Care in Alternative Care
c. Children with disabilities

1) Voices of Foster families and other direct role-players
2) Experiences that motivate and inspire: Young Adults

Memoirs from previous BICONS

 

Testimonials

It was great to have one from Pakistan join at least via Skype. Good to have a mixture of practitioners and academics as well (which could be seen in many of the sessions)
Chathuri Jayasooriya
NATIONAL ADVISER - ADVOCACY (EXTERNAL), SOS CHILDREN?S VILLAGES SRI LANKA

So much to learn and implement from best practice models such as peer support & tuition project
Sandhyaa Mishra
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR- INDIA PROGRAM, MIRACLE FOUNDATION INDIA

There were a host of very impressive national and internationally guests. We need to present more and more brain research and evidence base surrounding the development of children in large institutional settings. The Continuum of Care should be the next topic and it should focus on convergence (multi-dimensionally and cross-sectorally) and action across all forms of Alt Care for India
Ian Anand Forber Pratt
NATIONAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR, CHILDREN’S EMERGENCY RELIEF INTERNATIONAL (CERI)

All of the presenters were very resourceful and appealing. SOS village model and Maldives and Sri-Lanka’s experience were quite interesting. Experience from different countries on alternative care models was very interesting and I have learnt a lot from their experience. Discussions on care givers problems and recommendations will be effective for policy advice in participating countries. Presenters were very resourceful on their particular subject and clearly delivered subject matter messages
Jamila Akhter
CHILD PROTECTION SPECIALIST, UNICEF BANGLADESH

Partners & Sponsors

 

 

Venue & Accomodation

 

 

The 3rd BICON will be held from 16th to 17th March 2018 at Amity University, Noida, Delhi – NCR, INDIA beautiful heritage and landscapes meet modern sense of hospitality. 

The Opening & Closing Ceremonies, as well as the morning plenary conference sessions will take place at the F1 hall, at Amity University, Noida, UP

The afternoon parallel workshop sessions will take place at the F 2 -MDP and F 3 MDP at Amity University, Noida, UP

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PHONE
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ADDRESS
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