Lvova-Belova: a single center for working with difficult teenagers will appear in Russia
A single center for working with difficult teenagers will be created in Russia. Its opening is initiated by Maria Lvova-Belova, the Children's Rights Commissioner under the President of Russia, RIA Novosti reports.
The Children's Ombudsman explained that the center will work, among other things, with adolescents with suicidal and destructive manifestations. “Here it will be systematic work, which will also relate to legislation, which will directly relate to instruments within the region,” Lvova-Belova emphasized.
According to her, it is necessary to create a system in the country, which includes and non-profit organizations, and government centers for minors. This is necessary so that a child in a difficult situation can use help and not harm himself, she believes.
Earlier, the children's ombudsman Lvova-Belova named her main task. She stated that it is important to improve the qualifications of specialists in the field of child protection in conjunction with key universities and experts. The institution of the Ombudsman for the Rights of the Child plans to expand cooperation with non-profit organizations, she added.
Russian President Vladimir Putin invited Lvova-Belova to take the post of children's ombudsman on October 27. She has been appointed to the post for a term of five years. Maria Lvova-Belova graduated from the fourth stream of the program for the development of the personnel management reserve of the Higher School of Public Administration of the RANEPA.