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KBT partners with the InvolveMENT project at the University of Stavanger to enhance health services for minority youth by integrating their cultural perspectives into ung.no’s health information. The project prioritizes user participation and includes minority youth as co-researchers to ensure services cater to diverse needs.
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.
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.
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.
The pilot project with peer support workers in dementia care, seems to have many good effects
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).
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…
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.
The last 2 years, KBT have been involved in different projects regarding outdoor therapy: Courses, resource groups and a new association
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.