ACTIVITIES AND RELEVANT ACTIONS
"A Year To Continue Fulfilling Dreams."
-The Externado modality currently serves 51 children and young people between the ages of 7 and 15, who are at psychosocial risk, in all neighborhoods and communes of Medellín and mainly eight, nine and ten, in the center of the city .
-During the first quarter of 2017, 46 children received coverage, through the ICBF and 5 of Corporación Pueblo de los Niños.
-With the support of the Management to receive the company, Breakfast Club and its employees that were linked, with the donation of school kits and an afternoon of ice cream and playful activities with children and young people of the modality.
-The inter-institutional agreement with Inder was reactivated in recreation and sport, where professionals of the project "As we return home" attend the modality twice a week.
-Both journeys of the modality, develop the skills and artistic potential in children, in their processes with the professionals of the Theater Network "City of Medellín", with the budget of the Commune 10.
-The project "Learning to live with the other" is resumed since January: where, throughout the year, the children learn about the importance of the practice of values in daily life, respect and coexistence in life Institutional.
-It ends the year 2016 with an excellent accompaniment on the part of the benefactors, companies and godparents who were linked with holidays and Christmas gifts.
-The agreements are updated with the University of Antioquia and San Buenaventura University, with professionals and practitioners of social work and psychology respectively.
-The agreement is reactivated with Comfama where children go to the “Children's Library” for the promotion of reading, and approach the internet and its world of possibilities.
Academic, nutritional, and other achievements:
-The area of pedagogy begins again the process of academic accompaniment to all children and young people of the modality, that presents school difficulties in different areas, through the project "learning a study" and "Study time", with support of Students Who perform their social service.
-The project "Sexuality is a way of recognizing me" begins again with topics that are appropriate for the different age groups, emphasizing in children a relevant vocabulary, respect for their body and that of others.
-The project "I love and care for myself" and the Hygiene and Self-Care Brigades, are also active, where it is hoped to strengthen the personal presentation of children and their oral care and hygiene in general.
-During the beginning of the year, the ICBF delivered the "Bienestarina" to the families, where children and adolescents significantly improved their nutritional status, approaching the normal parameters for age. Counseling and guidance by the area of Nutrition and health for the continuity of a healthy diet in the family nuclei.
-The delivery of medication for children of the modality, which has treatments with mental health specialists, was managed with the Mental Hospital of Bello, providing support to the family in this process.
Activities with families:
-Starting in January 2017, “ The Overcome in the Family" Project was started, sharing themes such as parenting and family strengthening of parents, mothers and / or children and adolescents who attended the workshops scheduled in the Quarter , Where the presentation of the interdisciplinary team of the modality was made, also the most relevant issues of the institutional "PAI", of the internal dynamics, were made public, the institutional commitments made by the families and shared topics of interest proposed by themselves.
-Orientation was given to families who approached the modality, in search of a quota, filling out the pre-registration format and explaining the route to follow in Family well-being, it is highlighted that they have been linked to the modality of a total of 13 children, Youth and Families in 2017.
-Through the completion of the home visit, the information of the dynamic families was updated, a total of 15, were carried out, with the participation in the psychology area occasionally to make the family group visited much more comprehensive, according to their problems.
-The children attend the Antioquia Museum and enjoy a city space full of art, culture and knowledge.
-The "Convivenciometer" Points System is the response with the delivery of the stimuli to the children according to the elements of behavior, participation, experience of values, sense of belonging and coexistence.
-Restarting activities with toy library that seeks to strengthen multiple intelligences, cooperative work and creativity, linking other institutions and children in the community.
-The Days of Good Treatment and Reflective Workshops are started again in the framework of the "Let's Make a Deal for Good Treatment" Project where children are strengthened in the identification, denunciation and prevention of situations of risk and violation of rights and Where the protective and resilient factors are strengthened.
-Continued strengthening of the adolescents who are in Preparation for the Exit in accompaniment of the professional of the project Autonomous Life.
Visit to the Museum of Antioquia
Promotion of Reading in Comfama