The best of care for healthier children

Project facts

Project promoter
Save the Children Norway (Redd barna)
Project Number:
2008/107476
Status:
Completed
Final project cost:
€890,000
From Norway Grants:
€ 800,000

Description

Promoting mental health and improving the quality of care for vulnerable children and adolescents through (1) development of an operational framework, (2) development of training programmes.Expected results:The new "Centre of excellence", run by Save the Children Romania, will provide children and their parents with a first of its kind community based service where they are available in a user friendly and non-stigmatizing way. The training of local staff and resource persons from institutions will also enable the project to have a long term impact on the design of these services in Romania.The centre will be multidisciplinary and constitute of three departments: 1/ service delivery for direct beneficiaries (children and parents); 2/ capacity building (training of personnel, supervision and technical assistance); 3/ resource development (e.g. studies, creation of materials, screening and diagnosis instruments etc.).