Is a Spanish non-profit organisation dedicated to high quality research and intervention in the mental health field. Its main target group consists of people suffering from mental disorders, whereby the organisation also performs activities and offers services to the disabled, the elderly and people at risk of social exclusion in general. Over 80 people (psychiatrists, psychologists and professionals in social and educational fields) are working in the eight centres of INTRAS carrying out research, training and clinical practice. Years of professional work have brought INTRAS solid experience and excellent referential background both in the field of European projects and in development of new technologies, programmes and applications for cognitive rehabilitation, training and mental health treatment. Besides being in charge of the HORGANIC project coordination, INTRAS will perform pilot adult training, providing the necessary infrastructure and staff to ensure excellence in teaching tools development. It will also be responsible for dissemination activities and will act as an editing intermediary structure due to their experience in publishing books, clinical and video documents.
Is a large, nationwide vocational institution, running about 150 centres in different locations, employing 8000 staff members and annually training around 150.000 young people and adults, who are in great majority also suffering from various disabilities. Two of the working fields in which the participants can be trained are landscape gardening and cultivation of ornamental plants. CJD acts as an intermediary structure between vocational education, research, rehabilitation and labour market, closely working with the National agency of labour with local and regional departments, universities and high schools in the province and psychologists, hospitals and other important stakeholders in the public health system. Being one of the strongest and most recognized vocational institutions in Germany, CJD will ensure that the teaching tools developed and the pilot training carried out will respond to the highest standards of academic excellence in contemporary adults training.
MHC “Prof. N. Shipkovenski” Ltd
is ahealth care service for the district Sofia, Bulgaria, under authorization of medical activity, issued by the Minister of Health by carrying out diagnostic, treatment and social rehabilitation activities in the field of mental disorders and mental health. Its mission is carrying out activities to improve the quality of life of persons with acute and chronic mental illness, restoring health, control and stabilization of the violations, which cannot be removed, remove or alleviate the experience of suffering and psychological discomfort. The vision of the health care service is focused on providing unconditional medical care associated with quality of performance and safety of patients and staff, cooperating to complete a team of well trained and prepared the next generation of skilled professionals, introducing new medical techniques and innovations. This valuable experience is the key factor to develop the innovative experiential methodology based on sociodrama techniques that makes HORGANIC a unique gardening course.