3rd International Meeting of the FACT FOR MINORS Project

The 3rd International Meeting of the FACT FOR MINORS Project - Fostering Alternative Care for Troubled Minors (JUST / 2015 / RCHI / AG / PROF) was held on the 16th, 17th and 18th of January 2018 at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Porto. The Project is being developed at CEDH and its Principal Investigator in Portugal is Catarina Ribeiro PhD, professor at the Faculty of Education and Psychology (FEP-UCP).

The FACT Project has the collaboration of entities from several European countries - Italy, Portugal, Spain, Germany, Belgium and Finland - and its main goal is to promote changes in the youth justice and child protection systems, reinforcing the capacity of the different institutions to work in an articulated way with children and young people who are complying with tutelary educational measures in an internment regime and are in a particular vulnerable situation, namely children and young people with psychological and/or psychiatric disorders.

The Meeting was attended by professionals from partner countries, as well as by national guests from different areas (Academic, Health System, Justice System).