Sector of Developing Persons with Disabilities & their families
For Advice, Training, Studies On DisabilitiesPrepared by Mr. Essam FrancissC.B.R consultant / Head of C.B.R Department
The role of the family in Community Based Rehabilitation (C.B.R)
Lesson learned in 20 years of experiences in C.B.R programs in Egypt
The case of disability in EgyptThe Egyptian population is 80 million
N of disable person in Egypt is 8 million
Only 3-4% of the disable has access to services.
N of SETI Caritas Egypt C.B.R programs is 37 in 7 governorates.
Since 1989 we apply C.B.R programs in 37 different locations in 7 governorates.
We withdraw from 25 locations of them.
The strategy of the department aiming to implement 14 programs in East Delta of Egypt (2008- 2013)The case of disability in Egypt
The role of the family in C.B.R program?What family has?
The role of the family in C.B.R program? What are the needs of the families?
The role of the family in C.B.R program? What families can give?
The role of the family in C.B.R program?How families can advocate the rights of their children?
The role of the family in C.B.R program?How families need to be empowered ?
Training (package include):Self esteemSelf ConfidenceBasic skills for assessmentsActivities and programsBasic information and skills on Rehabilitation and communicationWhat are the needs of the family?
Support other families
Net working between families
Professional as well as governmental services.
Rebuild the feeling of belonging to the community as a part of the social solidarity (to feel accepted within the community)What are the needs of the family?
Power of facing and fighting problem and challengesWhat families have? Strong motivation to call for advocacy- Many questions like:
Why community has a negative attitude toward disability?
Why our children have no enough services and un-equality with other children?
The potential to change their life and to do the best for the disable children
What families can do? AdvocateLeadSolve big problems with creative solutionsMaking the world hear the voice of their childrenAfter empowerment, they could be a specialist advisors and trainers.Assessing the needs of their childrenBacking the services and supporting other families
What do families need to be empowered?. Learning how to bring positive thinkingLearning how to gain confidence Learning how to build a referral systemTraining them to have all basic skills needed for rehabilitation process (assessment design programs networking advocacy)
If the family can be empowered by the C.B.R workers this could:Ensuring the sustainability of the programDeveloping the abilities if the child at homeIncreasing the family participation in the C.B.R projectThe family could help in job finding and job placement within the community
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