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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.

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Peer Supporters in dementia Care

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 4. May 2022

Erasmus + | In this project we seek to find out how peer supporter can function in dementia care, together with partners from Greece, Romania and Italy

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New project – social entrepreneurship in rural areas

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 23. February 2022

When the support of society and authorities is perceived to no longer be sufficient, many local communities place their hope in initiatives from local, social entrepreneurs. Now the differences and similarities in social entrepreneurship in Sweden, Norway, Scotland and Ireland will be studied.

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KBT Vocational School in Erasmus+ Project

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 5. January 2022

KBT Vocational School has started their first Erasmus+ project with partners from Central Greece, Spain, Germany, Poland and Norway. Smart Business For All aims to give migrants tools to start their own businesses in their new country.

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Housing people with substance abuse problems – KBT has evaluated the residents experiences in Jarleveien 10

By Silje Margrethe Jørgensen | 23. July 2021

In this user asks user survey, we have asked the residents of Jarleveien 10 how they experience living there.