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User Involvement for Improved Services to Minority Youth

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 10. November 2023

KBT partners with the InvolveMENT project at the University of Stavanger to enhance health services for minority youth by integrating their cultural perspectives into’s health information. The project prioritizes user participation and includes minority youth as co-researchers to ensure services cater to diverse needs.

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User Participation Resource Group

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 10. November 2023

KBT has partnered with LPP, RiO, Mental Helse, and A-Larm to form a resource group to reinforce user participation in mental health and substance abuse services. The group aims to develop and offer educational resources and seminars to enhance user and relative involvement in service development and implementation.

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There is Almost Always Room for Involvement

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 10. November 2023

The “Room for Involvement” project, led by Juni Raak Høiseth and supported by Stiftelsen Dam, aims to enhance user participation in mental health services for children and youth. It focuses on collaborative solution-finding between healthcare staff and youths, incorporating their insights into a guide for practitioners to be published in 2024. The project has engaged minority and transgender youth in dialogue to tailor interventions and services to diverse needs.

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Recovery-promoting Activity at GLIMT Recovery Center – A Look Back at 2022

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 10. November 2023

GLIMT Recovery Center in Trondheim provides a community space for those over 18 seeking a meaningful life, offering a range of recovery-oriented activities like music, improv theatre, and art based on participant interests. Activities at GLIMT in 2022, have shown positive effects on individuals’ confidence and psychosocial growth.

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Peer support workers in the dementia care, can contribute to letting people stay longer at home

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 17. March 2023

The pilot project with peer support workers in dementia care, seems to have many good effects

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Human rights on the timetable at KBT Vocational School

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 17. March 2023

At KBT Vocational School, human rights are one of the many topics covered in teaching. A while ago KBT and KBT Vocational School had a visit from Mette Ellingsdalen from WSO (We Shall Overcome).

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Positive experiences with Flexible Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 17. March 2023

Several surveys show that there is a need for better mental health services for children and young people. Including many of KBT’s previous projects and surveys, for example My voice matters. In the ongoing project Room for user involvement, it appears that young people have a great desire for the treatment to also be provided…

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Pilot: Peer Support Workers in dementia care

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 9. November 2022

The last year we have been running a pilot project with peer supporters in dementia care. Preliminary results are promising, and we now got funding to carry on a while longer.

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Norwegian association for outdoor therapy

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 8. July 2022

The last 2 years, KBT have been involved in different projects regarding outdoor therapy: Courses, resource groups and a new association

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2 years educating Peer Support Workers 

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 7. July 2022

In 2020, KBT Vocational School started a brand-new education for Peer Support Workers in Norway. Together with the students we have learned a lot.Now we’re looking forward to meeting a new group in August.