Healthcare professionals

Training Program for Healthcare Professionals in Managing Cases of Physically Abused Children

The 2nd Pediatric Clinic and the ELIZA Association conducted the 1st Program aimed at training professionals to manage cases of children suspected of abuse, as part of the Active Citizens Fund program.

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Active citizens fund program

Program for Recognition & Management of Cases of Children Suspected of Sexual Abuse for Healthcare Professionals

Recognizing that sexual abuse has the most serious implications for the health of the child itself, as well as for the overall population, the aim of the program was the prevention of sexual violence through information, sensitization, and proper management of cases involving vulnerable children and families.

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Training of Nurses for the Management of Abused Children Cases

Under the scientific guidance of the medical schools of Yale and Iowa Universities, the ELIZA and the 2nd Pediatric Clinic of the University of Athens, with the valuable contribution of the Nursing Service, implemented the 1st Symposium on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the “K. Papadatos” Amphitheater of the “P. & A. Kyriakou” Children’s Hospital, under the auspices of the Ministry of Health.

Attendance was particularly high, with 215 healthcare professionals from 28 different specialties/fields of expertise participating, including Nurses, Nursing Assistants & General Nursing/ Nursing students. Participants received 4 Continuing Nursing Education units, as ELIZA had arranged and conducted the necessary accreditation procedures through the Nurses’ Association of Greece.

National Program for Prevention and Management of Physical Child Abuse Cases Based on the Hospital

More than 1,220 healthcare professionals were trained throughout Greece as part of the 1st National Program of Physician Training for the Management of Physically Abused Children Cases, an initiative and collaboration of the Child Abuse Society – ELIZA and the 2nd Pediatric Clinic of the University of Athens, “P. & A. Kyriakou” Children’s Hospital. The program implementation began in May 2016, under the scientific guidance of the medical schools of Yale & Iowa Universities, and involves all the Pediatric Clinics of the country’s universities.

The Impact of the Project

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