ICF-CY-MedUse is a European project within the frame of Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships. From 1.9.2015 till 30.8.2018 the project focuses on increasing knowledge and usage of the ICF-CY within Social Pediatric care and Early Childhood Intervention Services.
The international Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF, WHO 2001) is a classification system used to describe impairments, limitations but also facilitators/abilities of persons with disability (PwD) providing a common language for professionals in multisectors (MD, nurses, therapists, psychologists, educators, EQF 4-8) .
ICF-CY-Med-use increases the key competences of diagnostic, evaluation and documentation skills of transdisciplinary services for young persons wD by providing training on a COMMON international language to be used by professionals.
ICF-CY Med-use is in line with political strategies to increase the quality of work for PwD and their quality of life/employability transferring existing initiatives into "practice" by increasing skills through on-the-job-peer-to-peer learning (p2p) - learning outcome and EQF-oriented, level 4-8 in Health and labour market sector Transferring curricula (VIFF, DGSP) into online tools to reach more professionals increasing learning outcomes through trainer-certification Transferring existing ICT-tools into easy clinical routines (level 4 to 8) Bridging the gap between medical system and labour market to decrease learning disparities Learning from best practice
ICF-CY Practice Translator
The ICF-CY Practice translator is an electronic tool to increase the usage of ICF-CY in clinical practice.
Features will include “context-sensitive search functions” and participant-to-participant learning functions (to learn through practicing with others)
ICF-CY blended training platform
ICF-CY blended training platform is a multifunctional online tool implemented as a set of integrated database to facilitate and support "comparable" standardized training activities within the field of social pediatric care and Early Childhood Intervention.
ICF-CY online training passport
ICF-CY online training passport is an online tool to enable the generation of individual training passports for professionals as well as standardised ICF-CY trainer certificates for trainers based on the online assessment / certification of an individual training portfolio.
The methodology foresees self-assessment as well as external assessment up to certification by a certification commission.