Improving Capacity of Service Providers in Psychosocial Adaptation of Internally Displaced Families with Children

Improving Capacity of Service Providers in Psychosocial Adaptation of Internally Displaced Families with Children

Project timeline: January 26 – July 26, 2015

Donor: East Europe Foundation (EEF)

Granter: ICF "Ukrainian Foundation for Public Health"

Project goal: Increase capacity of governmental and NGO service providers (social workers, psychologists, teachers, volunteers) who provide psychosocial support and adaptation services in Kyiv and Kyiv region for internally displaced children and their parents who fled from violence in Eastern Ukraine.

Project objectives:

  1. Developing manual (30 – 40 pages) for service providers on provision of psychosocial support and adaptation services for internally displaced children, their parents, and families with children who survived violence in Eastern Ukraine.
  2. Increase capacity of service providers (professional psychology volunteers, school psychologists, social workers, teachers) in provision of psychosocial support to internally displaced children, their parents and families with children through trainings.
  3. Engage internally displaced families with children in psychosocial support.