State Child Protection Society Assam Recruitment 2022 | Apply for Chairperson & Member Post

State Child Protection Society Assam Recruitment 2022

  • Last date: 22.07.2022
  • Total Post: 107

Post Name

1. Chairperson (13 Post)

2. Member (65 Post)

Juvenile Justice Board ( JJB)

2. Member (29 Post)

Educational Qualification

  • Degree in Child Psychology, Psychiatry or Law or Social Work or Sociology or Human Health or Education or Human Development or Special Education for Differently Abled Children. Preference will be given to the Post Graduate degree holders in the mentioned subject.
  • Actively involved in Health, Education and Welfare activities pertaining to children for seven (7) years or is a practicing professional with the above-mentioned degrees.

Age Limit

  • 35 to 65 years as on 01/04/2022; Age proof certificate to be submitted.

Salary

  • The Social Workers / Members (JJB / CWC) shall be paid Rs.1,500/- (Rupees Fifteen Hundred) only per sitting (minimum 6 hours) as travel, sitting & conveyance allowance as per ICPS guideline.

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About SCPS

State Child Protection Society (SCPS), Assam is a registered Society under the aegis of the Department of Social Welfare, Government of Assam. The Society was notified by Government of Assam on 12th July, 2010 vide notification no. SWD.168/2009/pt-1/306. SCPS was registered under the Societies Act on 15th June, 2015.

Key Responsibilities of SCPS

The primary responsibility of SCPS is to roll out the National Flagship Programme of Government of India, namely the – Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) in the State. ICPS aims at providing a holistic Child Protection Mechanism both at the Preventive and Rehabilitative aspect for Children in Need of Care and Protection and Children in Conflict with Law.

State Child Protection Society is mandated to implement all the components of the scheme (ICPS) in a manner as prescribed in the Scheme and the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, repealed in 2015. SCPS, as the nomenclature suggest is the highest State Level Office to roll out all the components of this scheme and also to oversee and monitor the functionality and effectiveness of District level offices and other Civil Society Partners, who are a vital support to this scheme.

The key roles of SCPS are highlighted as under :

  • Establishment of District Child Protection Units (DCPU) with adequate Human Resource and Infrastructures in all districts of Assam, with District Child Protection Officer as the head of the Unit.
  • Establishing Special Juvenile Police Units, Child Welfare Committees and Juvenile Justice Boards in all districts of Assam and to provide requisite support for their smooth functioning.
  • SCPS has to ensure that the State Government either by themselves or through Civil Society (NG0s) will establish Child care Institutions, like Children Home, Observation Home, Open Shelter, Special Home, Specialized Adoption Agency and Place of Safety for Children in Need of Care and Protection and Children in Conflict with Law and also will oversee to their care standards as mentioned in the Juvenile Justice Act.
  • SCPS will ensure that Non-Institutional components of the Scheme like Sponsorship and Foster Care will be rolled out across the State.
  • SCPS is to ensure that After Care Programme in the State is rolled out for smooth transition of an adolescent his/her adulthood.
  • SCPS to ensure capacity building of all ICPS functionaries through Training.
  • SCPS to ensure effective implementation of other child protection policies and programs at the State, district and local levels.
  • SCPS to spread awareness on child protection issues and concerns and all child related legislations and schemes though various IEC materials, trainings and public meetings.

State Child Protection Society Mission

  • Child protection, a primary responsibility of family, supported by community, government and civil society: It is important that respective roles are articulated clearly and understood by all parties in the effort to protect children. Government, both Central and State, has an obligation to ensure a range and a continuum of services at all levels.
  • Loving and caring family, the best place for the child: Children are best cared for in their own families and have a right to family care and parenting by both parents.
  • Privacy and Confidentiality: Children’s right to privacy and confidentiality should be protected through all the stages of service delivery.
  • Non-stigmatization & non-discrimination: Each child irrespective of circumstances, as well as socio-economic, cultural, religious and ethnic background should be treated equally and in a dignified manner.
  • Prevention and reduction of vulnerabilities, central to child protection outcomes: A major thrust of ICPS will be to strengthen the family capabilities to care for and protect the child.
  • Institutionalization of children, the last resort: There is a need to shift the focus of interventions from an over reliance on institutionalization of children and move towards more family and community–based alternatives for care. Institutionalization should be used as a measure of last resort after all other options have been explored.
  • Child centred planning and implementation: Planning and implementation of child protection policies and service delivery should be child centered at all levels, so as to ensure that the best interest of the child is protected.
  • Technical excellence, code of conduct: Services for children at all levels and by all providers should be provided by skilled and professional staff, including a cadre of social workers, psychologists, care givers, members of statutory bodies and lawyers, adhering to an ethical and professional code of conduct.
  • Flexible programming, responding to local individualised needs: Customized service delivery approach is required to respond to local needs.
  • Good governance, accountability and responsibility: An efficient and effective child protection system requires transparent management and decision making, accountable and responsible individuals and institutions, performance reports at all service levels and all service providers made public, including for children themselves, through child-friendly reports.

Objective

  • To institutionalize essential services and strengthen structures for emergency outreach, institutional care, family and community based care, counseling and support services at the national, regional, state and district levels;
  • To enhance capacities at all levels, of all functionaries including, administrators and service providers, members of allied systems including, local bodies, police, judiciary and other concerned departments of State Governments to undertake responsibilities under the ICPS;
  • To create database and knowledge base for child protection services, including MIS and child tracking system in the country for effective implementation and monitoring of child protection services;
  • Undertake research and documentation;
  • To strengthen child protection at family and community level, create and promote preventive measures to protect children from situations of vulnerability, risk and abuse;
  • To ensure appropriate inter-sectoral response at all levels, coordinate and network with all allied systems;
  • To raise public awareness, educate public on child rights and protection on situation and vulnerabilities of children and families, on available child protection services, schemes and structures at all levels.

Achievements

  • The Child Protection Bulletin received the First Best Jury Award in the News Letter House Journal Competition in 2015 given by “Public Relations Society of India”.
  • Mukhyamantrir Sonali Saishab Prakalpa a week long programme was conducted in all the Districts in the month of January, 2016 with the support of UNICEF, Assam. A report on Convergent Plan of Action for Child Welfare was published in collaboration with UNICEF, Assam and was distributed to all the Districts and the stakeholders.
  • A Study on the pendency of cases before JJB was conducted and the final report is yet to be published.
  • A Regional Level Conclave on new JJ Act, 2015 was held on 7th & 8th May, 2016 at Assam Administrative Staff College in collaboration with UNICEF, Assam.
  • Radio Jingles on Child Labour, Child Trafficking, Child Marriage and Child Abuse were aired in Big 92.7 FM and Red FM to create awareness.
  • State Child Protection Society has conducted survey on Street Children in all headquarter towns of the districts in entire state.
  • Mapping of existing non-institutional services and institutional services for children in the state of Assam has been done with the support of UNICEF.
  • Published Report: Secondary Data Analysis on Trafficking of Women and Children in Assam.

Services Under ICPS

ICPS provides the following Care, Support & Rehabilitation Services:

  • Emergency Out Reach Services through Child Line- 1098 (toll free number)
  • Open Shelter for Children in Need in urban & semi urban areas.
  • Family based Non Institutional Care through Foster Care, Sponsorship , Adoption & After Care.
  • Institutional Care Services through Children Home, Observation Home, Special Home, Place of Safety, Fill Institutions & Special Care Unit for Children with Special Need.
  • General Grant Aid based/ Innovative intervention to cater the specific need of the state or the Districts to cover all categories of vulnerable children.
  • Statutory Support Services of Child Welfare Committee, Juvenile Justice Board, Special Juvenile Police Units, District Child Protection Units.
  • Other Services- Human Resource Development for strengthening Counselling Services, Training & Capacity Building, Research & Documentation , Child Tracking System, different IEC Activities.
  • Monitoring
  • Evaluation

F&Q

Q.SCPS ASSAM full Form?

Answer:State Child Protection Society Assam

Q.Child Welfare Committee members LIST

Answer:https://scpsassam.org/key-contacts/cwc/

Q.child welfare committee contact number

Answer:https://scpsassam.org/key-contacts/cwc/

Q.What is the role of state in child protection?

Answer:In Article 23 Paragraph 1 of Law Number 35 Year 2014 on Child Protection states that the State, Government and Local Government guarantees the protection, maintenance and welfare of the Child with due regard to the rights and obligations of Parents, Guardians or other persons legally responsible Against the Child

Q.Who is the social welfare minister of Assam?

Answer:Smti Pramila Rani Brahma

Q.What are the 5 P’s in child protection?

Answer:The 5 P’s of child protection are: Prevention, Paramountcy, Partnership, Protection and Parental Responsibility.

Q.What are the 2 main laws for child protection?

Answer:What legislation and policies surround safeguarding children?
The Children Act 1989 (as amended).
The Children and Social Work Act 2017.
Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019.
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.
The Education Act 2002.
The United Nations convention on the Rights of the Child 1992

Q.What are the 4 R’s of child protection?

Answer: The 4Rs of Safeguarding Children is professional practice for how you can recognise, record, report and refer in the situation of child abuse.

Q.State Child Protection Society Website?

Answer:https://scpsassam.org/

Q.State Child Protection Society Address?

Answer:Vishnu Rabha Path, Beltola Tiniali, Guwahati, Assam 781028

Q.State Child Protection Society Contact Number?

Answer:098641 92317

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