On June 10, 2015, staff of NGO “BelAPDIiMI” took part in the final conference of the project “Development of services for vulnerable population groups” which has been implementing in Belarus during ten years by the International Children’s Fund (ChildFund International) with support of USAID. NGO “BelAPDIiMI” was a participant of programs for children with psychological and physical disabilities and their families.
Socio-Psychological Service “Attention to a family with a special child” was established and has been working in our organization within the framework of the project “Improvement of social competence, living conditions and psycho-social environment of families with children with disabilities” (2004-2008).
The participants of the conference discussed key achievements, success factors and directions of development of the project results aimed at protection of orphaned children and children with disabilities. Among the main themes of the conference – transformation in the system of childhood protection and inclusive education at the national level, creation of effective models of protection of children’s rights in regions, transformation of functions of the children’s home, place and role of NGO in promotion of changes in the system of childhood protection, use of internationally recognized methods of professional training of personnel for this system.