Last meeting of the project was organized at Agrupamento de Escolas Nuno de Santa Maria Tomar.
The project partners had a final review of activities implemented during the project. the project successfully met its objectives, producing tangible results that will have a lasting impact on the fight against child abuse and neglect. Despite the initial plan being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the project's duration was extended to ensure the completion of all planned activities. These activities included engaging seminars, workshops, and trainings that empowered parents, educators, and children, providing them with the tools and knowledge needed to overcome challenges associated with abuse and neglect. Reviewing the project, we conclude about few tangible results such as:
A guidance Book: A comprehensive guidance book on preventing, identifying, and intervening in abuse cases was created with contributions from all partners, serving as a valuable resource for educators, parents, and children.
*Silent movies: 2 silent movies were produced by students and teachers from Portugal and Turkey, utilizing a creative medium to convey the project's message and engage the audience.
*Teen Voice Days: Teen Voice days were organized, empowering children and providing them with a platform to express their thoughts and experiences.
*DEOR Plans: 6 Plans for Dissemination and Exploitation of Results (DEOR) were developed, outlining the project's dissemination strategy and ensuring its results would reach a wider audience.
*Dissemination Activities: 10 dissemination activities were conducted, effectively spreading the project's message and results to the target audience.
*Press Releases: Press releases were issued, further promoting the project and its achievements.
*Flash Mobs: 2 flash mobs were organized, adding a creative and engaging element to the project's dissemination strategy.
*Website and social media: A project website was created, and eTwinning and Facebook pages were established, providing platforms for sharing project content and engaging with the audience.er
Budget report-each partner
Receipt of expenses- each partner
Official closure of the project – 31st of August 2023
Uploading the results on EPRP- the coordinator
Deadline for the final report – in 60 days from the project closure- the coordinator
The third transnational project meeting took place at Osman Ulubas Fen Lisesi Kayseri in Turkey. The events was organized in collaboration with the project team from Mehmetchik Anadolu Lisesi. The two school are located at close distance one of other.
The debates organized in the form of interventions, round tables, demonstration activities and workshops, sharing of experiences and best practice methods from partner countries.
Second LTT Short-term joint staff training events in Deva, Romania C2 - Child Protection Course: practical tools for prevention of abuses 20-22 September 2022
The second LTT from the project was organized by the project coordinator County School Inspectorate Hunedoara, at Deva, between 20-22 September 2022.
The main topic was the introduction for working and dealing with child protection. That means often dealing with very complex and delicate situation both from the point of view in relation and procedures.
The Short-term joint staff training events "Child Protection Course: practical tools for prevention of abuses" was a 5 days( 2 days travel included) course led by the County School Inspectorate Hunedoara focused on the strategies for correct child protection.
The participants had the opportunity to assist at seminars and conferences offered by experts and speakers invited by the host institution:
- Course Child protection in social environment - specialists from Hunedoara County Social Services in the field of Child protection
- Course on Child protection: prevention, intervention, integration, case studies – datas and informations from CJRAE Hunedoara;
-Course on Child protection in media and virtual environment specialists from Hunedoara County Police;
- Course on Child protection in the field of eradication drug abuse and prohibited substances - specialists from National Agency Antidrug
Between those days, the participants had the opportunity to visit one rural high-school in the county were students and teachers presented a flash mob on the topic of stopping child abuse at school. Also the participants assisted at a frontal lesson sustained by support teachers from the rural high school on the topic of neglected child from disadvantage community.
At the end of the course, all the participants received Europass Mobility certificates, attendance certificates.
Second TPM of the project - Skopje, North Republic of Macedonia, Special Primary School Dr. Zlatan Sremec 30– 31 st of May2022
The host partner, Posebno osnovno uciliste "d-r Zlatan Sremec "-Skopje, prepared very well the meeting, inviting experts from NGOs in the field of supporting child and families in need, experts from child protection public services, social workers which are managing child traffic for sexual abuses. The partners had exchanges of good practices session including the following topics: expressing and sharing love, our values protect our children, protecting our body and explaining sexual abuse, protection and protecting from exploitation.
The participants learned the practices about the following procedures adopted in participating countries: analysis of factors indicating a child is at risk for sexual abuse or other maltreatment, likely warning signs indicating a child may be a victim of sexual abuse or other maltreatment, internal procedures for seeking assistance for a child who is at risk for sexual abuse or other maltreatment, including referral to a school counselor, a social worker, or another mental health professional, techniques for reducing a child's risk of sexual abuse or other maltreatment, community organizations that have relevant existing research-based programs that are able to provide training or other education for the school, district or open-enrollment charter school staff members, students, and parents.
First LTT-Short-term joint staff training events course in Rome, Italy Applied Forensic Psychology for the prevention of child abuses and protection of families (4 – 8 March 2022)
The short-term joint staff training event „Applied Forensic Psychology for the prevention of child abuses and protection of families" was a 5 days course led by the International Institute of Applied Psychology and Human Sciences, Italy, focused on the potentials of forensic psychology as prevention and protection measures against child abuses.
All Participating Organisations sent 3 experts from their organisation in order to increase competences in this field and promote the exchange of good practices.
This joint event was based on several methodologies designed for:
*facilitating the exchange of good practices in EU applied to the field of child abuse prevention;
*increasing the capacity of schools to identify situation at risk and coordinate support with psychologist and law enforcement (increased inter-forces cooperation, increased skills of
*applying scientific methodologies for profiling of offenders and victims.
*Best practices - 1 member per organisation introduced the best practices for counteracting child abuse;
*Offender profiling: techniques for the definition of the offenders' profile - frontal speech and exercises led by IIAPHS;
*Victimology: how to identify subjects at risks - frontal speech and exercises led by IIAPHS;
*The psychological and social consequences related to child abuse - frontal speech and exercises led by IIAPHS;
*Psychological techniques for management of traumatic experiences (EMDR - EFT) - frontal speech and exercises led by IIAPHS;
*The impact of child abuse on the development - frontal speech and exercises led by IIAPHS;
*Case study and analysis - 1 case presented by every participating organizations;
*The importance of interforces cooperation - SWOT analysis for the understanding of similarities, differences, strenghts and weakenesses of interforces cooperation for the prevention and protection measures for the victims of child abuse;
*Best practices of school education programmes for the prevention of child abuse - practices presented by experts of participating organizations.
1. Increased knowledge of partners about applied crime psychology;
2. Delivery of instruments for protection and rehabilitation of the victims;
3. Increased interforces cooperation;
4. Increased knowledge in the detection of victims and subjects at risk;
5. Increased skills in abuse prevention;
6. Better parents and Teachers counseling;
1. International exchange of practices;
2. Skills in support for the victims;
3. Understanding of families dysfunctions;
Congratulations everyone for the expertise and contribution!
The first transnational meeting of our project will take place between the 27th and the 30th of September 2021. Partners are looking forward to seeing each other and setting the partnership on the right track.
Looking forward to a fruitful week!