CEU Public Policy Executive Programs and the Mental Health Initiative (MHI) – Open Society Foundations, announce the opening of applications for the course “Leading change – From Institutional to Community based Services for People with Mental Disabilities” 2011. The course is designed for executive level participants(NGO leaders, health and social welfare ministry representatives, heads of units/departments, public servants, specialists) from the CEE/fSU region and aims at building the knowledge needed to understand, approach and influence the shift from institutional care to community services for people with mental disabilities.
Applications are encouraged from the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Serbia, and Ukraine.

Financial aid for travel and housing is available for the selected participants

Application Process

A one page account of the political, legal and financial system for people with mental disabilities.
An account of your current position, experience and the role you play in any change process.
A form with your personal information and contact details

For more information please visit the CEU Executive Education website at:

To submit your application e-mail us at: ExecEd@ceu.hu


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