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Many Swedish municipalities have a limited number of social workers trained in supporting parents with intellectual disabilities in their parenting role. Proper support can allow a parent with intellectual disabilities to care for their child successfully. If these parents are not supported in their parenting role, there is a considerable risk that their young children will be taken into alternative care.

Even if many Swedish municipalities have social workers trained in supporting this specific group of parents, many municipalities have only one or two social workers specifically educated to work with intellectually disabled parents. As a consequence, these social workers lack peer support, sparring opportunities and easy access to training materials adapted for this particular client group. PYCIPEDIA is a web-based tool reached by users via their Internet browsers. It allows PYC-trained social workers in different municipalities to create, browse, edit, and share training and instructional materials to support parents in everyday parenting situations.