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ICDP in Chicago

The ICDP programme is being used in Kane and Cook Counties with partners such as Chicago Public Schools, Mental Health Services, Children's Home and Aid Societies, Community Organizations, and Faith Communities.

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An overview of activities in Sweden

In Sweden the ICDP programme (“Guided Interaction/ICDP”) has been ongoing in a number of services, including child health, preschool, school, social services and elderly care.

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Ongoing work in Paraguay

In the municipal market area of the capital Asunción, a children's Support Centre was set up in 2008 offering services to children and adolescents from the very poor families. The Centre continues to work and all the staff has been receiving ICDP training on an ongoing basis.

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380 families attend ICDP in Quito

From the 16th to the 21st of March 2015, the Capuchin Order organized ICDP events at the Club Amigó de Cotocollao, in the north of Quito. The ICDP training sessions were attended by 380 participants.

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ICDP trainees at SOS Romania

“International Child Development Programme – strategy to prevent inequalities, social and family violence” (International Child Development Programme - strategie de prevenire a inegalitatilor, violenteisocialesifamiliale) is the name of the project developing in Bacau, 300 km north of Bucarest, Romania.

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ICDP Ukraine, first steps of a new initiative

The ICDP programme will be implemented by teams of professionals working in the area located near the conflict zone. This is a territory with the highest concentration of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and their children.

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"The head found its pillow"

In China, the Women’s Federation has become very interested and enthusiastic about the possibility of implementing ICDP in their country.  “The head found its pillow”, they said, meaning that ICDP fits in perfectly with their organizational aims.

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New trainers at Moldova workshop

In order to earn their ICDP Trainer diploma a team of eight professionals from Ukraine and Moldova, implemented the ICDP programme in Ukraine, Moldova and Russia. The Moldova team also introduced ICDP to a group of Romanian specialists.

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Newsletter

This newsletter is put together with ICDP news for the period between January and March 2015.

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A new article on ICDP

A Norwegian newspaper  published an article called "Father was king of the family" about the experience of applying the ICDP programme with the immigrant population in Oslo. The photo above is from this article.

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Letter from Uppsala, Sweden

Mónica Andersson, is a social worker at Förstärkt Familejhemsvård, Uppsala, Sweden, where she and her colleagues have been using the ICDP methodology as part of a wider programme for foster parents. In her recent letter to ICDP she talks about their work.

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ICDP at Casa Cuna

During January and February ICDP training was given to the staff working with children at the Casa Cuna Palafox y Mendoza children's home, in Puebla, Mexico. Casa Cuna runs a preschool, and it provides a day care and child care for one or more days a week, as an option for working parents.

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ICDP at Nyenga Foundation

ICDP is in process of planning an agenda for ICDP training to take place at the Nyenga Foundation for development in Jinja, Uganda. The foundation runs a home for orphaned children, and also has a health center and a school. Their goal is “promoting sustainable growth through empowering individuals, families and communities”.

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ICDP in newspapers

"Parenting programme makes better parents" is the title of the article by Stian Steinsvik published on the 9th of February in the local newspaper in Hamar. The University of Oslo also published an article.

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ICDP Ghana cooperates with Plan

ICDP Ghana has established cooperation with Plan Ghana on a project that will benefit school children with special needs. The ICDP sensitization is combined with a programme that will help teachers identify the specific needs of each child.

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