HRIC – Holistic sport-based Rehabilitation programmes to support youth Impacted by Covid-19.
Program: ERASMUS Lump Sum Grants, Cooperation partnerships.
Duration of the Project: 30 months.
Coordinator: FEDERAZIONE ITALIANA PALLAVOLO.
Partners: ZAJEDNICA SPORTSKIH UDRUGA GRADA RIJEKE RIJECKI SPORTSKI SAVEZ, MINE VAGANTI NGO, SPORT EVOLUTION ALLIANCE CRL, UNIVERZITETNI REHABILITACIJSKI INSTITUT REPUBLIKE SLOVENIJE-SOCA.
Summary of the project: HRIC adopts an holistic approach grounded on the concepts of psychophysical and mental health to support the inclusion of vulnerable young people (16-30) who suffer from anxiety, depression, psychological breakdown and PTSD and who have been particularly affected from the period of covid isolation and have experienced repercussions on their mental health. The methodological combination and synergy between Education Through Sport (ETS) and practical/theoretical elements of psychology will be embodied and multiplied through the creation of innovative profiles of Sport Coaches and social operators in supporting persons who were already suffering from depression, anxiety and stress management and for whom the pandemic period has increased and worsened their state, toward the achievement of psychophysical wellbeing and integration within Sport practice and, by extension, society. The objectives of the project are the following: Objectives -Encourage the participation of this vulnerable target group to practice sports activities – the related deliverable are: D1 the development of a Manual containing strategic approach towards the target group & Training format for sport Coaches and social operators on psychophysical support to persons affected by psychological breakdown, depression, anxiety, and PTSD, combining ETS and psychology (theory and techniques) -Creating synergy between sports and social services sectors, the related deliverable is D2 the creation of a Handbook with mental health and sport programmes -Elaborate policy recommendations to decision-makers and stakeholders, the related deliverable is D3 the development of policy paper recommendation.
Total value of the project: 250.000 €