Title: Safe4Child – Caring violent child safely in child psychiatric units
Funding programme: Erasmus+
Project website: www.safe4child.turkuamk.fi
Description: Mental health problems among children and adolescents are a worldwide issue of concern. Violent behavior has increased and the frontline professionals working with children and adolescents face it daily. The Safe4Child project wants to enhance the knowledge on children’s aggressive behavior and strengthen the frontline workers’ skills to prevent and manage these situations. The project focuses on current and future (nursing students) frontline professionals.
The project focuses on developing mental health cases in virtual platform that works with VR glasses. Practicing difficult interaction situations virtually with VR glasses provides a good method to train therapeutic communication and dialogic skills repeatedly.