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The Voice of a Child in a Foster Care and How to listen to it

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


RegionNational coverage
Title of the ProgrammeChildren and Youth at Risk
Title of the ProjectThe Voice of a Child in a Foster Care and How to listen to it
Number of the Project---
Project Promoter

Kruh rodiny

Name of Local Partner(s)

J&T Endowment Fund

Objective of the Project

The project focuses on making heard the voice of a child in foster care through training of social workers from accompanying organizations in the process of fulfillment foster care agreements and in a subsequent dialogue of the workers with clients - i.e. with children in foster care and with the foster parents - about the rights of the children and methods of their communication and exercising.

Project outputes are: 1. Methods to establish the child´s opinions and communication with the child; it will also include methods to pro-actively involve the child into the decision-making processes (informing the child about its rights, supporting the child´s position and the child´s self-confidence in the decision-making processes). 2. Pilot test of the methodology – to verify correctness and applicability of the professional materials (methodology) pilot tests will be performed (3 courses). 3. Courses for the professional public (25 courses)


Approved grant

6 849 417 CZK