BBPPKS Regional III Yogyakarta Organizes Training for Social Workers

BBPPKS Regional III Yogyakarta Organizes Training for Social Workers

SLEMAN (February 25, 2020) - The Regional Center for Social Welfare Education and Training (BBPPKS) Regional III Yogyakarta held training for social workers. There are three types of training attended by elements of the State Civil Apparatus (ASN) within the Ministry of Social Affairs and the community.

For training with ASN participants, is the first expert level social worker functional education division training with 30 participants. They are ASNs within the Ministry of Social Affairs from Central Java, East Java, Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, NTT, NTB, Bali, Jakarta, Jambi and Bengkulu. 21 days of training.

There is a training of child social assistance workers dealing with the law, with 30 ASN participants for 25 days. While the community, is the training of narcotics addiction social workers for two forces for 10 days.

BBPPKS Regional III Yogyakarta Head Murhardjani said, a number of challenges face these social assistants. Moreover, what they faced was ABH and those who tripped over narcotics. Community stigma has slightly hampered the mentoring process.

"For example ABH. Today many 15-year-olds have become victims of crime. Even to murder. We do not only assist the perpetrators. But also families to the community, "he said after opening the training at BBPPKS Regional III Yogyakarta in Purwomartani Kalasan Sleman, Tuesday (25/2).

Based on data from the Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI), the number of ABH in the last three years has increased quite sharply. From only 1,403 cases in 2017, up to 9,266 cases in 2019. If seen from the scope, there are three things. Perpetrators or suspects in a criminal offense, victims of a criminal offense and witnesses to a non-criminal offense.

"We have a duty in protecting, restoring and social empowerment for children who are dealing with the law. Including preparing social workers in the service to encourage and strengthen the role of families, communities and social organizations to care for ABH," he explained.

Writer :
Humas BBPPKS Yogyakarta
Editor :
Aryokta Ismawan
Translator :
Humas BBPPKS Yogyakarta

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