ICYE-STEPS/INSTITUTO DE TERAPIA E INVESTIGACIÓN
ICYE STEPS aren't group projects. You will be with 2 or 3 volunteers. Those are permanents projects, open all year, free arrival date. Minimum 4 weeks - Maximum 16 weeks
- Code : BOL-34/2017
- Dispo : 2M / 2F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ESP
- Age : 18 - 99
Brief description and main aims – The ITEI is an interdisciplinary institute designed to serve people affected directly and indirectly, by torture and violence, through processes that facilitate their rehabilitation. On the other hand, wants to form a collective consciousness about the consequences of state violence and repair, helping to create a socio-historical memory that will benefit the eradication of these practices in Bolivia. — Cultural Exposure – The ITEI is an organization that accompanies those affected by torture and state violence in a comprehensive rehabilitation process, extending this task to his family and community. At the same time through training and research and create collective consciousness reported on the aftermath of -Torture and State Violence. – Survivors of massacres. – People affected by political repression. – People affected by torture. – Political prisoners. – Political refugees in our country. – Returned from exile. – Relatives of dead and disappeared. – Family environment and community groups mentioned above
Main Activities – Contribute to the prevention of disorders caused by torture and state violence, providing integrated care, both psychotherapeutic and medical, social and legal assistance to those affected and their families and communities. Interdisciplinary teams train and work with the ITEI, in different parts of the country to attend to people affected by torture and state violence. Create a space that allows save social memory, through monitoring of clinical cases.Conduct epidemiological research on the aftermath of political violence and its repair. To investigate the subjective impact of state violence at individual and collective. Diagnose the need and demand quality and quantity of rehabilitation services for people affected, in order to develop a strategy for long term care. — Volunteer tasks – Office work, case tracking, visits to prisons, working with victims of torture and state violence, translations, human rights campaigns.
Accomodation in a Host family or community. Food will be provided
La Paz, Bolivia
Volunteer requirements / Skills – The volunteer work collaboratively with all areas of ITEI when has no professional training. Volunteers with specific training in certain areas (sociology, anthropology, research, psychology etc) might work with a professional given area according to the needs and competencies of ITEI professionals. Knowledge is required in any of the following areas: communication, law, psychology, social work. Volunteer must be able to communicate in Spanish. Volunteer should have a personal project, specific interest, idea or proposal that he/she would like to develop within one area of the the organization during the STePs program. — Minimum 4 weeks, maximum 16 weeks –400 € for 4 weeks and 75€ for each additionnal week. — Pick up at the airport by a member of ICYE Bolivia, an information meeting is organized before integration into the project
L'ICYE Bolivie est une organisation qui offre aux gens de toutes les origines l'occasion d'être impliqués dans des cultures différentes de leur propre. Cette compréhension et tolérance de cultures différentes contribuent à la PAIX MONDIALE.
Les buts principaux du ICYE Bolivie sont intégrer des classes sociales différentes et élever la conscience de jeunes Boliviens – les encourager à évaluer des traditions culturelles qui ont été oubliées ou ont été ignorées.