Workshop on monitoring psychiatric institutions in Romania

May 13 - 16, 2019

From 13 to 16 May 2019, the APT will conduct a 4-day training workshop on the monitoring of psychiatric institutions for the Romanian National Preventive Mechanism (NPM).

The main objectives of the workshop are:

• To discuss the main challenges faced by the NPM in monitoring psychiatric institutions and ways to overcome them.

• To strengthen the monitoring skills of the NPM staff on preparation, conduct and follow-up to visits of psychiatric institutions, including through a practical visit to a psychiatric institution.

• To explore NPM strategies to improve the treatment and conditions of persons held in psychiatric institutions, including through follow-up to its findings and recommendations related to practices and the broader national legal and policy framework.

For more information on the NPM see here