Project «Children Plus»

Welcome to our project - "Children Plus" - Improving the Live of Families Affected & Infected by HIV. Here you can learn more about the project concept, donors and implementing partners, look through the publications and experience gained during the project.



Outcome 4

Psychological support to children affected & infected by HIV and their families during the staged process of HIV-positive status disclosure.

This target will be achieved through the following activities :

At the national level:
• Conducting thematic training for members of multidisciplinary teams (psychologists, social workers and physicians) to improve their professional skills on the disclosure of a child's HIV-positive status.
• Elaboration and publishing of information on the disclosure of a child's HIV-positive status.

At the regional level:
• Assessment of child and family readiness for the disclosure of HIV status.
• Conducting initial consultations for clients by psychologist / social worker / medical workers.
• Psychological support to children and parents during thedisclosure process ()
• Psychological support to children during the process of disclosing a child's HIV-positive status in state care institutions.
• Psychological support to children and their families after HIV-positive status disclosure:
- Individual counselling;
- mutual assistance groups;
- Organization of clubs for children / teenagers to support children after HIV status disclosure.