INSTITUONALISATION OF HEALTH PROMOTION AND HIV PREVENTION IN THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM OF UKRAINE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country:Ukraine||Duration: July 2006 – July 2010 ||Donor: MATRA ||Budget: €595,614
Prison medical staff;
Prison security staff;
Teaching/training staff of the Main Department of Corrections;
Female and male inmates.
In close collaboration with the specialists of Department of Corrections AFEW developed curricula for health promotion and HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support in prisons for five target groups. The curricula is being used by the educational institutions of the Department of Corrections;
A National Resource and Training Centre has been established within the structure of the State Department of Corrections;
Teams of national and regional trainers within the Department of Corrections resource and training centre are equipped with knowledge and skills to continue independent training;
Five focus groups in three colonies of selected regions of Ukraine were trained by AFEW and by national trainers of the Department of Corrections to provide a tangible and practical basis for curriculum development and piloting;
AFEW updated, published and distributed the curricula and additional training materials for prison staff and inmates.
A team of 25 national trainers was trained and approved by the Department of Corrections to conduct further training;
Four regional resource centres and one National resource and training centre equipped and functioning;
A total of 447 prison staff from all regions of Ukraine was trained;
Curriculum for all prison staff categories was developed, printed and distributed;
Developed curriculum introduced in the professional training system of penitentiary staff.