Monitoring of Psychiatric Facilities, IOI workshop for NPMs, Vilnius
The International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) is organising a workshop for National Preventive Mechanisms on "Monitoring of Psychiatric Facilities", 21-23 June 2016 in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The objectives of the workshop are to:
- Explore with peers issues of common concern relating to the monitoring of psychiatric institutions.
- Deepen the understanding of the main risk situations related to psychiatric institutions and ways to address them.
- Develop skills to handle specific challenges relating to the monitoring of psychiatric institutions.
Explore strategies to follow-up on visits to psychiatric institutions and overcome challenges such as gaps in standards or legislation.
The three-day workshop will be facilitated by the APT, and include expert sessions with medical/psychiatric experts and the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture.