About This Series

Career Child Protection and Psychosocial Support humanitarian, Wayne Bleier helps us understand the most common dangers faced by vulnerable and displaced children, how to enlist their support in co-creating safety solutions; and the importance of creating “sacred” spaces where children feel seen, valued, and safe.

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Introduction to Wayne Bleier

Wayne Bleier is a clinical social worker who works with children in conflict situations. He brings 25 years of experience and has worked with multiple organizations such as the International Rescue Committee, UNICEF, and others. He has a passion for creating an impact on children's lives and making a change in society.

  • Introduction to Wayne Bleier
  • Children thrive with structure & predictability
  • Daily risks for vulnerable & displaced children
  • Child marriage and how to prevent it
  • The risks of child trafficking
  • Prevent child trafficking
  • Reduce risks of child labor
  • Prevent harassment of children
  • Identify dangers & safety solutions
  • Advice for parents: avoid abuse through positive parenting
  • Physical abuse is harmful: try this instead
  • Child-friendly spaces as sacred spaces
  • Every child wants to be recognized
  • Uphold the ‘sacredness’ of a safe space
  • Healing benefits of a safe space
  • Introduction to Wayne Bleier
  • Children thrive with structure & predictability
  • Daily risks for vulnerable & displaced children
  • Child marriage and how to prevent it
  • The risks of child trafficking
  • Prevent child trafficking
  • Reduce risks of child labor
  • Prevent harassment of children
  • Identify dangers & safety solutions
  • Advice for parents: avoid abuse through positive parenting
  • Physical abuse is harmful: try this instead
  • Child-friendly spaces as sacred spaces
  • Every child wants to be recognized
  • Uphold the ‘sacredness’ of a safe space
  • Healing benefits of a safe space

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