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 and psychoeduction, individual, couple, family and group counselling, support groups, community dialogues, community therapy and play therapy. Also, CCVS-Uganda is involved in research and training of community, governmental and non-governmental stakeholders, 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),
Ilse Derluyn (Head of the Board),
Lieve Milissen, Kurt Lievens, Sofie Vindevogel, An Verelst and Lucia De Haene (Board members), and
CCVS vzw (Parent organisation).
We are currently receiving funding from
Trust Fund for Victims (ICC).
CCVS-Uganda is taking on national and international interns. For more information, please refer to the document attached.