The Existence of Social Counseling in Handling the Impact of a Pande
Medan, (25 February) - Social problems are getting more and more complex every day, so the handling strategy also requires innovation, including handling the impact of this pandemic.
The Social Research and Counseling Education Agency (BP3S) through the Social Counseling Center (Puspensos) of the Ministry of Social Affairs continues to show its existence in handling the impact of the Covid 19 Pandemic.
On this occasion the Puspensos held Priority Social Counseling activities with the theme "Creating a Social Resilient Village through strengthening social participation and local community institutions in handling / preventing covid-19"
"The real contribution that can be made in its participation in overcoming global social problems which is very crucial at this time is conducting priority social counseling related to Handling the Social Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic" said the Head of BP3S Syahabuddin. Wednesday, 24/02/2021.
According to him, social participation in the prevention of covid-19 in the smallest areas such as villages, hamlets, RWs, even RTs will be able to create a basis for preventing Covid-19 from the nearest environment.
Syahabuddin also added, if needed, strengthening local institutions in the village / kelurahan as the motor for the community to motivate people to move together against the Covid-19 pandemic.
On the same occasion the Head of the Puspensos, Hasim conveyed that social counseling would develop community behavior related to the prevention / handling of covid -19 which was carried out in the form of delivering information and education.
"Capacity building is very important given to existing local institutional stakeholders as a form of transfer of knowledge, values and skills so that they can convey and influence the community to jointly participate in handling covid-19" explained Hasim.
For information, resource persons in this activity presented members of the DPR RI Commission VIII, Head of the North Sumatra Province Social Service Head of the Binjai Regency Social Service and Head of the Langkat Regency Social Service.
This activity was attended by 50 (fifty) participants who were community leaders in the Binjai and Langkat districts, consisting of religious leaders, youth / youth figures (youth groups, youth communities), traditional figures, female figures and village officials.