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Skill training to Empower Teachers, Health Professionals and Social Workers
Partners (institutional) name Netz und Boden – Initiative for children of mentally ill parents
Responsible person (for the project) Katja Beeck
Address c/o Katja Beeck
Akazienallee 3a
14050 Berlin
Homepage http://www.netz-und-boden.de
Main area of work concerning early childhood intervention or vulnerable children The goal of the initiative is to provide a "network and a basis" for children in the context of vulnerable parents. The current focus is put on:
  • Further specialised training of professionals coming from the fields of youth-welfare and psychiatry
  • Counselling service via telephone for professionals, family/friends of the children as well as grown up children
  • Project counselling and project initiation
  • Development of own concepts to support children of vulnerable parents
  • Design and dissemination of information material
  • Advice on how to design material
  • Public relations / website on this topic
Former or present other project activities
  • Since 2005 management of the area "Godparenthood for children of parents with mental illness" for the youth welfare service AMSOC e.V.
  • Managment of one acutal and one virtual support group of grown up children of parents with mental illness
  • Organisation of a nation-wide meeting of grown up children of parents with mental illness
  • Creation of a Network of associations and stakeholders who provide support for children of vulnerable parents.
What else is important and one should know about this institution "Netz und Boden" was founded in 1999 by Katja Beeck and is specialised in the issue of "children of parents with mental vulnerability". It is important for he initiator to include the know-how of grown-up children into the problem analysis and the development of support services. 2004 the initiative was awarded with the "Janssen-Cilag Zukunftspreis".
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. Furthermore this project has been funded by the Austrian ministery for education, arts and culture (BMUKK). © 2009-2023 by KIDS STRENGTHS Project
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