April 27, 2018, 15.30
Special Educators' Club
Venue: DAA library
Topic: “How to support the child in his/her
support services’ individualized plan
NEWS / PROJECTS
DIRECT AID ASSOCIATION
public charity organization
The hospital psychosocial team members provide counseling and therapy to the children and families facing difficult challenges with overcoming or coping with an illness and moving to a new environment. Often these children and their care provider, usually the mother, lack the connection with their family (especially true when the child comes from a remote region of Armenia), who provide the much needed emotional support. It is not uncommon for the mother in this case to leave her job, other children in the family, etc. to be able to care for her sick child. All off these combined with the child’s health issues can create isolation and lead to depression. When the illness of the child prolongs the family can fall apart.
Psycho-Social ServiceDAA supports the hospital psychosocial team so that they can provide the following services:
DAA support the psychosocial team through the organization of training courses by foreign experts and by making possible their participation in the professional trainings, workshops, discussions and roundtables.