Establishing a therapeutic community centre for women in Gherla Prison
Project supported by a grant from Norway through the  Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014, Programme RO23 "Correctional services, including non-custodial sanctions"
 

Outcome:

Strengthened capacity of the Gherla prison, in particular, and of the penitentiary system, in general, to efficiently assist the psycho-social recovery of women deprived of liberty

Budget: 1.232.437 Euro

Duration of the Project: April 2014 - April 2016

Project Promotor:  National Administration of Penitentiaries

Target group: women deprived of liberty, including Roma ethnics and prison staff working with this vulnerable group of prisoners.

 Partners:

-    Bredtveit Prison;

-    Gherla Prison.

 

Outputs:

Output 1: A therapeutic community centre for women in Gherla Prison established and equipped.

Activity 1.1 Designing, establishing and equipping the therapeutic community centre for women in Gherla Prison.  

Indicators:

  • A therapeutic community center for women in Gherla Prison created and equipped;
  • 60 detention facilities that meet minimum standards of 4 sq / person deprived of liberty;

 

Output 2: A special psycho-social recovery program and clinic protocols for the assistance of women deprived of liberty developed.

Indicators:

  • Developing a clinic protocol for assisting the women deprived of liberty suffering of depression
  • Developing a clinic protocol for assisting the women deprived of liberty suffering of  anxiety
  • Developing a clinic protocol for assisting the women deprived of liberty suffering of personality disorders
  • Developing a program for the personal optimization of women deprived of liberty

 

Output 3: Improved professional competence and knowledge of prison staff working with women deprived of liberty.

Indicators:

  • 11 psychologists trained in psychological diagnosis and clinical evaluation;
  • 19 specialists from the medical area and psychosocial assistance trained;
  • 20 specialists trained on the methodology of therapeutic community;
  • One dissemination session for 30 employees from other penitentiaries;
  • 320 manuals comprising each protocol and program, distributed in all the prison system.