House of understanding for assistance to children victims of violence opened in Zhodino

Monday, 21 November 2016 14:23  |  Written by  BelTA

The House of understanding will assist the children not only of Zhodino, but also from other settlements of Minsk Oblast

The introduction in the criminal proceedings and judicial proceedings of friendly forms of interrogation of minor victims of crime was included in the National Plan of Action for the advancement of children and the protection of their rights for 2012-2016. In Belarus there are already 18 rooms friendly to children poll, open the International Public Association "Understanding". In identifying cases of violence against a child investigator goes to the nearest polling on territoriality room where a minor communicates a trained psychologist. Equipment, service and co-operation of friendly kids rooms poll conducted on the basis of the decisions of local authorities and contracts with educational institutions. Rooms open survey, as a rule, in the socio-educational centers (SOC), as established by psychologists working in them.

This room survey functioned in Zhodino. Now, here (on the basis of the Zhodino municipal socio-pedagogical center) in the open today, the House focused understanding all components of the process chain is no single model of child protection, the proposed IPO "Understanding" and implemented in Belarus since 2009. Child Support, affected by the unworthy treatment involves a user-friendly survey, medical or clinical examination, the medical forensic examination, a comprehensive rehabilitation services to minors who are victims of crimes against sexual inviolability and sexual freedom of other forms of violence, and become witnesses of grave and especially grave crimes .

In the House of understanding will assist the children not only of Zhodino, but also from other settlements of Minsk region. As I noted at the opening ceremony of the head of Zhodzina city department of the Investigative Committee, Mikhail Kuznetsov, improve the quality of assistance to child victims of crime, aimed at protecting their interests. The ceremony was attended by a member of the Juvenile Commission of the Council of Ministers, the Director of International Relations IPO "Understanding" Andrew Makhanko, Zhodino Executive Committee and representatives of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

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