On 2nd March 2015, COO Validus began the formal training program for Personal Assistant to Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in Rijeka. The employees of the Centre for Rehabilitation Rijeka participate in this training program until the end of May. The training program (237 hours) is implementing within the OSMHI project „Life in the Community – transition from institutional to community based services for people with intellectual disabilities“. The acquisition of knowledge and skills will strengthen the capacity of workers in supporting people with intellectual disabilities to live in the community and will contribute to the process of deinstitutionalization and transformation of the Centre.
The topics will be covered by CAE Validus’ assciates and colleagues with extensive practical experience in working with persons with intellectual disabilities in organized housing service. The official certificate will be given upon the completion of this training program and the final exam.