Currently, CCVS-Uganda has been extending its services to different communities, schools, Health Centres, the mental health unit of Lira Regional Referral Hospital and Lira Main Prisons. Divergent working methods are used such as mental health sensitisation, individual counselling, group/couple/family counselling, support groups, community dialogues, play therapy. Also, CCVS-Uganda is involved in research and training (e.g. community contact persons, teachers, social workers from other organisations in the psychosocial field) and cooperates on the radio programme "Healing Our Wounds" (Radio Wa).
The driven CCVS-Uganda team consists of 11 members: Vincent Alele (Programme officer), Ponsiano Okalo (Clinical director), Jennifer Atenga and Denis Eyalu (Senior mental health counsellors), Rebecca Rachel Akadu, Harriet Awor, Sheila Ochan Apio and Lawrence Ogwal (Junior mental health counsellors),
Evelyn Acoko (Office attendant), and
Nicolas Ocen and Denis Okullu (Guards).
Supporting their activities:
Leen De Nutte (Executive Director),
Kizito Wamale (Clinical supervisor),
John Galabuzi (Accountant),
Lieve Milissen and Kurt Lievens (Board members),
Ilse Derluyn (Co-director CCVS) and
CCVS vzw (Parent organisation).
CCVS-Uganda is taking on national and international interns. For more information, please refer to the document attached.