Supervisory meeting of family counselors held

Updated: November 18, 2016

Within the project “Family counselor  for families with members with disabilities” the first supervisory meeting was held on the November 15th in Belgrade with 10 professionals who currently provide service of family counselor for families with members with disabilities.

The project implemented by the Youth with Disabilities Forum, in partnership with the Association of citizens Ideas, focuses on the development and further improvement of this service, through which it provides support to families who have members with disabilities, in order to improve the competence of the family to meet the needs of its members, improve family functioning and make accessible to community support. Service is provided by trained counselors, and it is organized in a cycle of 6 months and 8 structured home visits. During this project the service benefits to 10 families.

During the project special attention will be focused on the supervisory process. The overall objective of supervision is to provide quality services to customers by strengthening the knowledge and skills of counselors, as well as gaining confidence and resolution of a dilemma on specific activities during the providing services and collecting materials for the supervision process.

The project is funded by the Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs, and service is provided to families in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Mali Iđoš, Stara Pazova, Sombor, Valjevo and Zrenjanin.

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