Webinar: on 22nd of June 2020; 19:30 online Introduction for General Practioners of Village Project
1. News from Implementation
2. Identify "invisible" children
3. New Team member
4. Share with us!
Our project focuses on co-development with stakeholders including professionals from different fields (health, social and educational) as well as parents with a mental illness or adults who were children of parents with a mental illness. In our project we cooperate with these people, who are actively involved in their daily lives with the topic of children of a parent with a mental illness.
Raphaela and Jean's presentation to the EU Commission has now been published. This paper was part of the Social Sciences and Humanities Impact Conference hosted by the EU Commission in Vienna.
What do children of parents with a mental illness experience in Tyrol?
We are looking for people with lived experience.
Great that you want to find out how you can help us with your personal story! Here you will find some practical information. If you don't really know what it's all about yet, download the flyer and find out how important your role is.
What do children of a parent with a mental illness experience in Tyrol?
We are looking for people with practical experience.
We are pleased that you would like to find out how you can share your experience! Here, you can find more information. If you don't know what it's all about yet, download the flyer here and find out how valuable your experience is.
As a research group, we cannot offer you any support in the form of therapy. Here you can find some organisations you can contact at any time! As you can see, there are some contact persons for you here in Tyrol. You are not alone!
Last week we took part in the “Bojen in Gefühlsstürmen” conference on the topic of identifying, understanding and supporting children of parents with a mental illness.
Ingrid Zechmeister-Koss, one of our COIs, presented the results of the situation analysis at the ATHEA conference in Vienna in early March. The focus of the analysis of the current situation is on support services in the field of mental health (in detail: children with mentally ill parents).
In February we took another step towards one of our goals ‒ "Improved support for children with a mentally ill parent" ‒ in a co-development workshop with our stakeholders. In addition, our project is now available for listening! Also, something has moved in our team too and finally we exchanged ideas at a symposium with people whose work focuses equally on the children of parents with a mental illness.
The 4th Annual Meeting of the Austrian Liga for Children and Youth Health took place on November 29th, 2018 at the Brotfabrik Wien and focused on the topic of mental health of children and adolescents.
Evidence-based practice & policies for impact on mental health of children and adolescents
"Hand in hand for a better world. On the occasion of the 40th anniversary, dm Austria launched the initiative two years ago and supported 40 social, ecological and cultural projects throughout Austria. In 2019 this initiative supports projects for children and young people! " dm-miteinander initiative 2019
The Village project wants to implement practical approaches to support children of parents with a mental illness. Please vote now - so those practice approaches in Tyrol can be supported by dm from March to July 2019.
Please click on the this link and click on the star in the upper left corner.
We will continue to keep you informed about the progress in the Village project through our newsletter.
November News Nov 18
Our COIs Dr. Ingrid Zechmeister-Koss and Dr. Melinda Goodyear have completed two reports on the current situation of COPMI in Tyrol.
Read more about it here.
September News Sept 18
Jean and Dr Raphaela Kaisler (research and relationship manager) attended the International Congress on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions in Prague, Czech Republic.
Summer News August 18
On 28th of June 2018 the opening event of the VILLAGE project took place in the auditorium of the University of Innsbruck. Guest included local and national stakeholders, local politicians, and the interested public. The kick-off event was intended to provide participants with an overview of the research project as well as the different phases, and to introduce the team of researchers. Presenter Dénes Széchényi from TIROL TV guided the guests and the speakers through the entire event.
Sharing thoughts about communication with children
Our prinicpal investigator, Jean, presenting at the COMET conference. The interdisciplinary conference brings together linguists, ethicists, health practitioners, and other social scientists to discuss issues related to healthcare communication and ethics.
PI Jean participated in the summer workshop of the Medical Humanities Research Centre, 24.5.-25.5., Innsbruck
Presentation of the first results of the current situation analysis in Tyrol as part of the Village project at the conference of the Austrian Society for Public Health in Vienna.
News of village project being shared to Norwegian support organisation.
Ausbildungsprogramm für SchülerInnen: Forschung mitgestalten zum Thema psychische Gesundheit!
The first edition of our 'village news' has been published.
We want to partner with interested professionals wanting to be trained and supported in the new co-designed approach (from September 2019 onwards).
Learning and sharing research topics at the European Psychiatry Association, Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry conference
Presentation of the Village Project at the Annual Medical Symposium, Health Promotion, Innovation in Medical Care
Our first stakeholder event took place on 26th March in 2018 at the Medical University of Innsbruck. The event was attended by twelve stakeholders working in areas concerned with supporting children of parents with mental illness.
Learning about approaches to funding mental health research at the International Alliance for Mental Health Funding.
Jean (PI) and Mel (CoI) recently participated in the‚Next Practice, Best Practice‘ Forum: Working with a family when a parent has a mental illness‘ in Melbourne Australia.
Co-Investigators met in January to discuss project activities