According to 14th sentence of National Child Protection Authority Act no.50 of 1998, psychosocial unit stands for formulation and the development of psychosocial well-being of children.
- Psychosocial guidance, advice, necessary intervention and coordination for children are given directly through 1929 child helpline, District psychosocial officer, District child protection officer, Divisional child protection officers.
- Conducting individual supervision and group supervision sessions with District Psychosocial Officers.
- Conducting awareness programs for government officers about national guidelines for child day care centers in Sri Lanka.
- Mental health and psychosocial assistance.
- Conducting the program named “Diriya” for children who are abused, children who are at extremes and children who are at a risk.
- The child protection project named “Siyapath Surakum” conducted in coastal areas in Sri Lanka.
- Awareness programs on positive disciplines for primary school teachers.
- Psychosocial training programs for school counselors.
- Conducting awareness programs in schools.
- Conducting special awareness programs on psychosocial management for employees.
- Conducting training programs and annual monitoring for staff and children in child development centers.
- Conducting training programs for staff and children in children’s detention homes.
- Conducting training programs for staff and children in certified schools.
- Psychosocial management for detention homes, certified schools and child development centers.
- Conducting psychosocial assessment to identify children in need of protection.
- Providing motivational interviewing/psychoeducation/brief interventions.
- Conducting counseling programs for children for children who are abused, who can be abused, who are at a risk and who are having mental illnesses and mental problems.
- Giving counseling for parents and guardians of children for their psychosocial well-being.
- Prepare children who are abused, for video recordings.
- Participating for observation when video evidences are recorded and sealed.
- Referring, coordinating, listening and linking complaints to District psychosocial officer, District child protection officer and to Divisional child protection officers and follow up them.
- Referring children to various organizations, services and to officers and giving advises, guidance and doing follow ups for their well-being.
- Monitoring and supervising on referred cases.
- National guidelines on child day care centers in Sri Lanka (2019).
- Minimum standards and guidelines for child development centers in Sri Lanka (2013).
- General child care course (NVQ4-Published in 2017).
- Trainers’ Guide”, general child care course (NVQ4-Published in 2019).
- “Shiksha”, hand book on positive disciplines for primary school teachers and parents.
- A hand book on psychosocial first aid for children in emergencies (Published in 2009).
- “Lama lowata maw piya sawiya”, parental skill development handbook.
- Handouts (Developing contents).
- Providing psychosocial support for children.
Contributing necessary recourses to prevent from child abuse, children’s mental health, children’s psychosocial development, child development and to all subjects related to psychosocial management.