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Family therapy congress in Pskov, Russia

Project title Family therapy congress in Pskov, Russia
Database East Europe Committee of the Swedish Health Care Community
ID in the source database 1251
Thematic area Mental Health
Topic no data
Project geographical area Russia
Substate level / administrative units /regions
  • Kaliningrad Oblast
  • Pskov Oblast
  • St. Petersburg
Lead partner (organisation) Center for psychological and educational rehabilitation of children in Pskov
Lead partner (owner or/and project manager) no data
Partner organisations no data
Start date 2007-01-01
End date no data
Duration (months) no data
Target audience Psychologists and psychiatrists in Pskov, St Petersburg, Kaliningrad and Belarus
Summary Information about the cooperation partner and project organisation:
The cooperation partner is a centre for children and families with physical and psycosocial problems. It is belonging to the social wellfare department of Pskov.

The project is well grounded through the erlier given trainings, which started in year 2002. The respons to the ongoing 3 years program in Pskov and the education in the other cities has been very positive.

Gender aspects:
Family therapy as discipline is gender neutral. One problem in the education is that the students are mainly female as in most areas of health care in Russia.

Lectures, method exercises, roll plays, supervision och consultation with live families. Discussions about teaching methods and cooperation.

Sustainability and phase-out:
The Russian family therapists will through increased knowledge and experience gradually take an increased responsibility for this work.
Background Psychotherapeutical methods are at the moment used to a very limited extent in psychiatry and psycho-social work. There are a great need for education in this area and there are a lack of resources and partly also knowleges to solve the problem in the country.
Objectives The overall objective is a deepend knowledge in family therapy and network thinking in psychic and psychosocial problems. A gradual spread in Russia of psychotherapeutic knowledge from other psychotherapeutical theories will support family therapy and vice versa. The conference will help to create contacts and to share ideas about family therapy in clinical practise and teaching methodology.
Specific objectives/indicators Lectures and discussions about clinical work, training and supervision in family therapy.
Results Improved care in psychiatric and psychosocial work. Contact and cooperation among Russian family therapists.
Total foreseen budget no data
Total implementation costs
(for completed projects, if available)
no data
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exchange rate at
Infoeuro Monthly Files)
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Financing agencies / organisations Swedish Committee for International Health Care Collaboration
Project's URL / project's website
Papers associated with this project no data
Further information no data
Last posted: on 2009-09-02 at 15:21:16

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