|"Counseling for HIV-positive and drug using prisoners in all Estonian prisons. Convictus Estonia's prison project methodology development and staff supervision"|
|Duration||01 March 2008 - 31 December 2008|
|Project goal and objectives||
The project objective is to offer psychosocial help and consultations for HIV-positive and drug addicts in Estonian prisons. Also to work out for Convictus Estonia a comprehensive methodology that gives an oversight of methods used in prison support groups education on HIV prevention.
The main goals:
During the project implementation NGO Convictus Eesti had provided counselling for 230 inmates in Tallinn, Tartu, Maardu, Murru, Harku and Viru prisons. Organization had also organised trainings for prison staff in Tartu, Viru and Murru prisons. The training sessions included the following topics:
Staff education and support is essential to create optimal conditions to ensure a safe and healthy environment for prisoners, staff, and visitors, and to enable to provision of HIV/AIDS related interventions in a comprehensive manner. Therefore a supervision session for NGO Convictus staff was organized during the project time.NGO Convictus during the project time had also developed prison project methodology.