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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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News from England


The photo above  is of one of the participants demonstrating ICDP “in action” by role playing the caregiver in an interactive episode shown on slides. The photo was taken at a recent workshop held near London.

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Dissertation about the ICDP programme

ICDP warmly congratulates Ane-Marthe Solheim Skar on successully defending her PhD dissertation on Friday 23rd of January! As a result of Ane-Marthe's work on her dissertation, a  set of reports and evaluation papers can  now be downloaded illustrating the impact of ICDP on several different target groups in Norway and Mozambique.

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An article about ICDP

ICDP volunteer Sahana Sriskandarajah has sent the following article to Norwegian newspapers, in an attempt to bring ICDP into the current debate...

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“The development of a young child’s brain.”

Our ICDP colleagues in USA have shared with us an article which was published in the January 2015 issue of the National Geographic. The article is of interest to all our ICDP teams around the world as it confirms the importance of our work with parents and caregivers.

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ICDP golden grains in Rwanda

"We look forward to add Rwanda on the map of ICDP International as we empower the Rwandan People with the golden grains of ICDP values and themes." - Niwagaba Gilbert, the Disability District Adviser in Musanze District, Northern Province.

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Activities in Moldova

ICDP has received news from Silvia Breabin, a professional working with the ICDP programme at the Early Intervention Institute in Kishinev, Moldova.

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Teachers receive ICDP in Georgia

Ana Lelashvili has worked as a special needs educator in school for more than four years and she is keenly interested in community based programmes that can improve the living conditions of children and young people by empowering their caregivers. During the summer 2014, Ana gave ICDP training to teachers at the state preschool # 16 in Tbilisi. 

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ICDP in Charala

ICDP established a protocol and signed a contract for ICDP training with the Health Secretariat in the municipality of Charala, in the Santander department of Colombia. The ICDP strategy was incorporated in the Mental Health Department Annual Plans 2014 (POA). The key partner in this project was the hospital Luis Carlos Galan Sarmiento.

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A visit to Malawi

Sharifin Gardiner has been a supporter of ICDP for many years and when in November 2014 he had an opportunity to go to Malawi he included a visit to the ICDP project, near Nkota-kota. The ICDP programme delivery to families is linked to the Alinafe community hospital, which is funded by the Norwegian Church Aid. Photo: Women at the Alinafe community kitchen.

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