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 TRAINING at the  Shtime Rehabilitation centre training April 18 - 22th  2016

 

Follow- up training organized in co-operation between Stichting Eurinspect , the WHO Kosovo, , the University Hospital Clinical Services of Kosovo (SHSKUK) and the Ministry of Health of Kosovo

The program was the second training visit in a WHO supported mission ;the first one was in December 2015 .

 

The goal was to enhance knowledge and skills of the Shtime professional team enhancing living conditions of the patients and move to a qualified rehabilitation centre for patients with mental health disorders.

 

The training consisted of interactive teaching sessions in which  besides theory , role play and patient participation played an important role.

Besides patients were actively  engaged in rehabilitation activities such as “cooking workshop” , music and dancing  .

 

The following topics were covered during these days:

·         “Structure”  as a key component of rehabilitation . What are the theoretical and practical aspects of creating structure in life, circadian rhythms, sleep cycle. Why is it so complex to engage patients in meaningful activities?

·         Rehabilitation from fiction to facts. What is the role of social skill training, family involvement , psychoeducation and creating meaning and a positive social role in life.

·         Clinical Psychopharmacology . What do we want to achieve using medication and what are possible side effects . What is the role of psychoeducation in increasing compliance.

·         Clinical discussion and presentation of psychopathology with live patient involvement ( psychosis, mood disorders, aggression, deviant behaviour , etc).

·         What are treatment plans, crisis plans, the relevance of individual rehabilitation plans in a structured way to organize the  centre in an effective and efficient way.

·         Rehabilitation from fiction to facts in Shtime . What are the main practical challenges for Shtime as rehabilitation centre? Defining the  goals as being on the one hand an institute for rehabilitation and also a  long-stay living facility ; how to work towards  preparing patients for a return to society in (sheltered) housing or in family or otherwise ?

·         How can the staff cope with the challenges of patient care  , specifically their own emotional way of dealing with that . Impact on own (family) life and how to support each other in a professional way ?

·         Patients needs and Staff needs: setting limits and setting realistic goals.

 

Report:

 160616 Report of Kosovo Shtime programme april 2016- FINAL.pdf
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Feedback letter from Dr. Miftar & IRCCPP staff :

171010 Reference Kosovo Shtime training.pdf
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