Crisis intervention for parents with seriously ill children - Narrow The Gap Community Program
1. Organization overview:
- Name: Children Hospital 1
- Established year:
- Address:
- Representative: Pham Thi Yen Trinh
- Title:
2. Project scopes:
- Time: 3/1/2016 - 30/10/2016
- Location: Ho Chi Minh City and regions (Bien Hoa, Binh Duong, Long An, Cu Chi)
3. Target community / beneficiaries:
- 160 pediatric patients/year undergoing long-term treatment at the Kidney - Endocrine and Respiratory Department of Children's Hospital 1 have a psychological impact on their illness.
- 80 relatives of pediatric patients/year are psychologically stable and have knowledge of information about children's psychology, meaning children are treated better during child care.
- 10 turns of volunteer members in the hospital social work group - Happier, received training classes on psychological skills, improving working capacity.
- Hospital and medical staff of the hospital.
4. Target communities / beneficiaries challenges:
1. Initiative proposal:
1. Project Summary:
Project activities: Personal activities for children:
- Children are examined and supported with psychology
- Listen to children's sharing of feelings, experiences about illness and adherence to treatment.
- Psychological support for children (organizing therapy games such as coloring pictures, reading stories, drawing pictures, jigsaw puzzles, talking with patients).
- Encourage and help children accept the disease and cooperate in treatment
- Make a social profile to track the child's emotional and psychological progress during treatment at the hospital.
Youth group activities:
- Play organization, creating a relationship between children, creating a more friendly and bold environment in daily activities.
- Organize teaching life skills to children to help them improve communication skills, creativity, awareness ...
Communication to parents / parents: once a month
- Improve parent's psychology
- Helping parent / parents understand the child's psychology
- Organize parent psychological support group activities.
- Personal psychological counseling for pediatric patients.
- Organize training to raise awareness by topic for relatives.
2. Goals
Pediatric patients at the Kidney - Endocrine Department and Respiratory Department of Children's Hospital 1 receive better psychological support, better treatment, and better integration in the family and community.
3. Expectation outcomes/changes:
- Patients are monitored, monitored, updated social profile of psychological stabilization process
A number of programs:
- 16 group activities for children
- 10 psychological support group meetings and topic-based awareness training for relatives
- 4 capacity building training sessions for volunteers

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