CarePath at a Glance


  • Ensure that children leaving care have access to adequate trauma-informed aftercare support.
  • Increase the capacity of professionals in child protection systems to support traumatised children.
  • Develop a sustainable mechanism for providing integrated psycho-social support services based on trauma-informed interventions.


  • Identification of transferable working methods in integrated trauma-informed child protection systems.
  • Development of a training programme for professionals working with traumatised children.
  • Pilot testing of the programme, delivery of train the trainer and training seminars.
  • Establishment of the CarePath integrated service provision mechanism for cases of traumatised children leaving care.

Expected results

  • Better trauma – informed support of children in preparing to leave care.
  • Improved child protection systems in partners’ countries, providing one-stop trauma-informed interventions.
  • Better skilled professionals, developing individualised plans guided by trauma healing.

Type and number of persons benefiting from the project

  • 200 staff members of public authorities responsible for the protection of child’s rights.
  • 400 Professionals (psychotherapists, arts therapists, social workers, psychologists, healthcare, teachers).
  • 80 Children in alternative care & care leavers.
  • 140 staff members of training providers in psychotherapy, psychology, social work, education, healthcare.

Type and number of deliverables to be produced

  • Transferable good practices and policy recommendations.
  • 8 Field visits to involve adolescents in care and care leavers.
  • Massive Open Online Course for professionals.
  • CarePath toolkit and an integrated service provision mechanism.
  • 4 training pilots, 4 train the trainer seminars and 60h online delivery of training with at least 600 participants in total.
  • Roadmap for public authorities to integrate project results in child protection systems.
  • 5 infodays, 4 roundtables and 1 EU conference with at least 740 participants in total.