HELP CHILDREN LIVE HEALTHIER AND HAPPIER - Narrow The Gap Community Program
1. Organization overview:
- Name: Hospital Social Work Group_Happier
- Established year: 4/2010
- Address: 341 Su Van Hanh, Ward 10, District 10, HCMC
- Representative: Pham Thi Yen Trinh
- Title: Manager
2. Project scopes:
- Time: 5/2014 - 4/2015
- Location: Children in Ho Chi Minh City and other regions (Bien Hoa, Binh Duong, Long An, Cu Chi) (when the patient needs it).
3. Target community / beneficiaries:
- Children: 50 - 60
- Parents: 50 - 60
- Volunteers: 10 people (join a group of children to support children in need)
4. Target community / beneficiaries challenges:
- Children who are most vulnerable, girls who come to the Children's Hospital 1 for psychological examination and treatment, have difficulty with one of the following groups of problems:
+ Awareness: Self-esteem skills,
+ Communication: Feedback skills, listening skills; skills to present thoughts, ideas; behavioral skills, communication; skills to show sympathy.
+ Creative thinking: Problem-raising skills; commenting skills; information search and processing skills; comparative analysis skills.
+ Decision making: The skill of identifying / finding options; Problem-solving skills; coping skills; negotiation skills.
+ Mastering yourself: skills of setting goals, skills of time management, skills to take on responsibility; Emotional control skills.
1. Initiative proposal:
There are 3 main areas of activity:
- Approach and visit family and children
- Communication for parents / parents
- Communication activities with children
2. Long-term goals: Create conditions for children during and after psychological examination and treatment at the Department of Psychology - Pediatric Hospital 1 to be provided with information, advice and practical support for problems that affect the safe and healthy lives of children.
Help them to have enough knowledge and practice life skills and enable them to participate, exchange, reflect, discuss, and solve their pressing problems.
Raising awareness and mobilize the family and community's participation in the care and education of children and helping them to have safe behavior and healthy lifestyles, benefitting their health.
- All the time:
1 Doctor
1 psychologist
1 Social studies
- Part-time:
5 Social worker
- Volunteers: 10

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