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Why deinstitutionalisation is important

Deinstitutionalisation strategies video by Claudia Cabral

In this video, Ian Milligan speaks to guest speaker, Claudia Cabral. Claudia is the Executive Director of Terra dos Homens in Brazil which she founded in 1996 as an independent organization with a strategic partnership with Fondation Terre des hommes – Lausanne. Claudia has a Master’s degree from the Institut Superieur de Pedagogie in the Catholic University in Paris and spent time in France studying the European system of assistance to children separated from their families. She has also worked as a consultant for UNICEF in different countries of Latin America and Africa. Claudia is a member of different international networks such as the Advisory Group of the Better Care Network, International Foster Care Organisation, RELAF, International Social Service and Family for Every Child Alliance.

Claudia tells us why she believes deinstitutionalisation is important and explains some of the factors we should take into consideration when developing a deinstitutionalisation strategy.

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