This project aims to ensure a systematic, accelerated, and sustainable effort to train staff and facilitate professional exchange and development across Europe, taking into account the combined need for training in forensic interviews and therapy an in multidisciplinary collaboration and case management, on the matter of children’s right to protection, procedural safeguards, adapting to the individual child and providing support, including therapeutic interventions.
Activities related to this project include:
The expected and overall result is a mutual trust, as well as a harmonized and continuous professional development in Europe for staff involved in criminal investigation, judicial process, child protection and interventions to support recovery of child victims and witnesses of violence. This generates sustainable impact for child victims and witnesses of violence through improved access to specialised professionals who practice according to international, EU, CoE law and guidance and the Barnahus quality standards and are supported by evidence-based tools for their interventions and case management and a safe and meaningful path to influence their own case management.
The project is funded by the Rights, Equality & Citizenship Programme of the European Commission (Ref. REC-AG-2019 / REC-RDAP-GBV-AG-2019/881625).