Smonker, Tea
February 2007
Socialno Delo;feb-abr2007, Vol. 46 Issue 1/2, p47
Academic Journal
In the last decade, non-governmental organisations for support and help to the people with long-term difficulties in mental health represent a new dimension of civil society in Slovenia. The concept of action in most of them is based in community and on complementing the medical approach with the psychosocial one. The author presents a part of the qualitative analysis of the efficiency of three NGO's programmes in empowering the users for inclusion in ordinary life. Saleeby's principles of strengths perspective in social work practice are used as the theoretical framework for the criteria of assessment.


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