PROMITHEAS II: Boosting the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims in Greece

Partners:

1)SYN-EIRMOS AMKE

2)Center for Trauma Asylum and Refugees - University of Essex

3)REDRESS

Social Partners: Human Rights Foundation of Turkey

Country:

Greece

Support:

Pilot project on Victims of Torture / EU Commission DG Home Affairs

Goals:

Further specialization of the Torture Victims Rehabilitation Unit,

Strengthening Greece's ability to provide integrated services to victims of torture,

Social awareness of the special needs of the victims of torture.

Actions:

  • Assessment of educational needs and development of educational program,

  • Professional training,

  • Awareness and information material,

  • Providing services to victims of torture,

  • Training in the evaluation of alleged torture victims,

  • Distribution of results,

  • Website maintenance,

  • Monitoring and Evaluation of the Rehabilitation Process.

Results:

As a result of this project, Greece will acquire a pool of trained personnel capable of identifying, evaluating, providing support, advising, rehabilitating and assisting victims of torture so that they can be integrated into society.

Second, victims of torture will gain access to a unit of graduate professionals and a variety of free services that address their mental, medical, socio-economic and legal problems.

As this is the only effort to provide torture victims services in Greece right now, this project will have a significant impact on the lives of the torture victims who receive this assistance.

For more information visit Prometheus website: http://www.projectprometheus.gr/

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