Partners

The SAVE (Support and treatment of traumatized children after Violence) project officially began on the 1st of October 2019.

SAVE is a two-year project funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme under grant agreement 856677. Dra. Mar Álvarez coordinates the consortium (Hospital Sant Joan de Déu – HSJD) and consists of 4 European partners.

Partners

The SAVE (Support and treatment of traumatized children after Violence) project officially began on the 1st of October 2019.

SAVE is a two-year project funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme under grant agreement 856677. Dra. Mar Álvarez coordinates the consortium (Hospital Sant Joan de Déu – HSJD) and consists of 4 European partners.

HOSPITAL SANT JOAN DE DÉU

Hospital Sant Joan de Déu-Barcelona Children’s Hospital (HSJD) is one of the leading medical centres in Europe for childhood and adolescence. It offers a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to health care from birth through 18 years of age. HSJD is a private, not-for-profit centre, working mainly for the National Health System offering the public contracted services. As a university hospital, it contributes to the training of health professionals, together with the Universitat de Barcelona.

The mental health area includes 5 Outpatient Child Mental Health Centres, which will be involved in the project, and three day-care centres that treated 8,500 patients in 2016. In the mental health outpatient centres, different programs are offered: Autism spectrum disorder program; Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder program and Program of domestic violence and abuse (TEVI program). In 2000 the first Protocol for Action and Intervention Circuit for Domestic Violence was created where the TEVI program is included. HSJD has excellent expertise in health training due to its paediatric department focused on the treatment of children with hyperarousal symptoms and children affected by ADHD.

https://www.sjdhospitalbarcelona.org/cahttps://www.tevican.com/ 

FONDAZIONE FATEBENEFRATELLI PER LA RICERCA E LA FORMAZIONE SANITARIA E SOCIALE (FIF-AFAR, Rome, ITALY)

Foundation established in 1983 to promote lifelong training of health and social care professionals working in hospitals of Rome as well as clinical biomedical research. FIF has been recognized as the provider of health education and professional training by the Italian Ministry of Health for the activities of “Continuous Training in Medicine”. FIF counts ten full-time employees and collaborates with national and local associations of doctors, health care managers and health authorities.

Among the activities to support victims of violence, FIF works with “San Giovanni Calibita-Fatebenefratelli” Hospital, one of the oldest and well-known hospitals located in the centre of Rome – to manage an Anti- violence helpdesk (Centro Assistenza Persone Esposte – Centro APE), set up in 2011. This helpdesk offers psychological, social, medical and legal support to victims of violence, abuse and stalking.

Two areas are covered:

1) CARE, which provides the following services: personalized aid, also via phone or online; multi-dimensional and multi-professional assessment of the violence; advice on a personal programme to follow. 2) TRAINING, which implements awareness-raising campaigns in schools. This helpdesk will be the model for the SAVE project network of help desks.

2) TRAINING, which implements awareness-raising campaigns in schools. This helpdesk will be the model for the SAVE project network of help desks.

https://www.fondazionefatebenefratelli.it/

BARMHERZIGE BRÜDER GEMEINNÜTZIGE KRANKENHAUS GmbH – BBK (Regensburg, GERMANY)

BBK is a not-for-profit company that runs several hospitals and outpatient clinics in the Bavarian region of Germany. BBK manages the Barmherzige Brüder hospitals in Munich and Regensburg, the Clinic St. Hedwig in Regensburg and the hospital St. Barbara in Schwandorf, as well as 80% of the Paul Gerhardt Haus in Regensburg, with a total of 2.150 beds and more than 6.500 health professionals, treating around 110.000 inpatients and 200.000 outpatients yearly.

The Maternal and Children Hospital of St. Hedwig – run by BBK and involved in the project – serves a population of almost 2 million inhabitants. With the chair of paediatrics and adolescence medicine, it is the site of the University Children’s Hospital of eastern Bavaria (KUNO) that holds a child protection unit consisting of an interdisciplinary team of 22 professionals. The hospital provides excellence in different specialities for children and participates in numerous national research activities and two EU projects (HEALS, funded by the FP7 and SysPharmPediA, funded by Horizon2020). The “Medical care for refugees” project – lead by St. Hedwig – was honoured with the Bavarian Health and Care Award in 2017 for implementing integrated care for migrant families and children. BBK was selected for its expertise in the treatment of migrant children, for its network of hospitals that can facilitate the transfer of results and for the presence of a big child protection unit involving several professionals.

https://www.bb-krankenhausverbund.de/

OSPEDALE PEDIATRICO BAMBINO GESÙ – OPBG (Rome, ITALY)

The Bambino Gesù Paediatric Hospital (OPBG) is a Scientific Institute for Research, Hospitalization and Health Care and an Academic Medical Center. It is Italy’s main paediatric Hospital and provides third level health care for children while performing basic, clinical and translational research activities. OPBG is part of the Italian National Healthcare System and is widely recognized as a referral centre for all paediatrics specialities at national and international level. 

The Hospital provides a complete range of healthcare services to children. OPBG has a total permanent staff of approx 2,500, of which 550 physicians, 45 biologists and pharmacists, involved both in clinical and in research activities. OPBG has a research staff on a non-permanent position of 180. There are also approx 50 post-graduate trainees (medical and surgical) and over 100 students and interns. 

The Hospital has developed a real “Bambino Gesù System” that stretches beyond the regions of Rome and Lazio, establishing itself as a national and international centre of excellence. The historical location at Gianicolo, in Rome, has become the hub of a new multi-centred hospital extending beyond regional boundaries to meet the healthcare needs of children from all over southern Italy. Equally important are the international missions in developing countries. Today the Bambino Gesù is active in 12 countries, intending to provide care and pass on its experience in the most deprived areas of the world.

http://www.ospedalebambinogesu.it/home

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