Presentation on theme: "ALBANIA BETHANY SOCIAL SERVICES Dr. Agim Xhumari Director"— Presentation transcript:
1 ALBANIA BETHANY SOCIAL SERVICES Dr. Agim Xhumari Director Dr. Milika DhamoDir. Social ProgramsBETHANYSOCIALSERVICESVasilika LoliFinance ChiefAlma MehmetiReception, Adoption
2 BETHANY CHRISTIAN SERVICES IN ALBANIA 1992-2005 ITALIProviding services to more than 10,000 people in 13 years
3 BETHANY SOCIAL SERVICES ALBANIA IN THE EARLY DAYS AND LATER The present office was opened in 2000 on the second floor of Hannah House.The first Bethany office was in this van.The container in the background isindicative of Bethany Social Services’emphasis on humanitarian work.
4 Milestones of Bethany. Social Services Albania Milestones of Bethany Social Services Albania Humanitarian Aid upgrading hospitals, providing vocational training for politically persecuted, clothing for the poor and life saving health care Bethany Social Services started an Emergency Social Work Certificate Program in Tirana University Building of the Bethany Transitional Group Homes for both abandoned and needy children.Rozafa HouseThe first Hannah House.
5 1995 First Bethany Albania adoption to the United States 1995 First Bethany Albania adoption to the United States Name change to Bethany Social Services Albania Opening of Tirana Clinic Counseling established in Tirana Maternity Hospitals First placement in Shepherding Program Kosovo Crises assisting refugees with medical, psycho/social and material needs and establishment of Bethany in Kosovo to aide those who were traumatized.KKosovo Refugee Camp in AlbaniaTrauma work in Kosovo.
6 2000 The new Hannah House opens with 2000 The new Hannah House opens with accommodation for 70 children, Bethany offices, House Parent apartment, and conference rooms.
7 We are grateful for the many volunteers that have played a major part in the success of Bethany Social Services. They include doctors, nurses, social workers, teachers, homemakers, students and people from other walks of life.
8 STRATEGIES FOR INTEGRATED SERVICES .MEDICAL SERVICES:1.REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH,2.PEDIATRY3.CARDUIOLOGY4.CYTOLOGY5.LAB TESTSPSYCHOLOGICAL, SOCIAL, MEDICAL AND SPIRITUAL NEEDSADRESSING CLIENTS NEEDS HOLISTICALLY
9 DO NOT LET THE ABANDONED PREGNANT MOTHERS LOSE HOPE BETHANY SOCIAL SERVICES SHEPHERDING PROGRAMDO NOT LET THE ABANDONED PREGNANT MOTHERS LOSE HOPEMEDICAL, SOCIAL ANDPSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICESWOMEN AND BABIES AT RISKINTEGRATIONDO ORANGE EXERCISENB Activity afterËards - notes might be useful (pack later)Negotiation is about direct contact betËeen parties Ëithout anyone elsecoming in to try and help manage the conflict (e.g. fac or med)Find out as much as possible about the people you are negotiating Ëith:needs, interests, fearsContinual learning process (to next slide)Don't forget the post-negotation stagePAUSE for pair clarification100 Pregnant and Abandoned women havereceived services from the Shepherding Program.
10 BETHANY SOCIAL SERVICES WORKING IN SCHOOLS AND THE COMMUNITY THROUGH THE TAYLOR GRANT Dealing with issues of low income student families and children who are often orphaned.Working with parents to improve the school and deal with social issues.
11 BETHANY SOCIAL SERVICES ALBANIA TRANSITIONAL GROUP HOMES AND ADOPTION Served 130 children:13 Returned to birth home28 Local adoptions23 Adoptions AbroadBethany Albania has had a total of 83 children adopted to the United States since 1995.
12 BETHANY ADVANCED TRAINING INSTITUTE Gramsh WomenPROVIDE EXPERTISE TO SOCIAL SERVICEPROVIDERSSHARE EXPERIENCEINTERNATIONAL COOPERATIONSYSTEMATIC MASTERS PROGRAMKosovo EducatorsTELOS CEU in Counseling SkillsCommunity Cell Group Leader Training
16 Today Bethany Albania, with its Partners, continues and intends to expand its service to the needs of the Albanian people through:Bethany Clinics in Tirana & KorcaBethany Transitional Group HomesMaternity Hospitals in TiranaSchoolsCommunityAdoptionSocial Services Education