EDUCAN (EDU=Education, CAN= Child abuse and neglect)

A preventive and educational center aimed at preventing violence, providing training in identifying children exposed to violence and intervention for battered and sexually abused children in the context of a multidisciplinary ccoperation with a focus on preventing retraumatization


nominee 50300
Country / Region:
thoughout Slovakia
Civil Society/Social Economy
Fields of action:
Adult education / Awareness raising
Family / Youth welfare
Violence prevention / Help for victims
Age of the target group:
all age groups
Gender of the target group:
all genders
Project owner:
The Sun Center
Responsible person:
Mgr. Mariana Kováčová, PhD.

What is it about?

EDUCAN is a specialized center aimed at preventing violence and educating experts working with child victims of violence. We also provide intervention for abused children, promote multidisciplinary cooperation and elimination of secondary victimization. EDUCAN implements two projects: A training module - "Bruises on the soul I" and an interactive preventive module -"The Adventures of Kozmo".