The Department of Social Services consists of an expanded protection net over our city, that covers the whole of the population through consulting support, social work, prevention and health care projects.
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The Department of Social Policy of the Municipality of Aghii Anargiri Kamtero implements for the fifth year thw program of experiential workshops for the school community (primary and secondary level).
It's a prevent and Health Promotion project that is based on the experiental way of counceling education.
The project's aim is the promotion of mental and physical well being of the citizens through the reduction of negative factors for our life. Also empowering family to manage the difficulties of everyday life is one of the major program' s goal.
The workshops concern parents of students, teachers and groups of students after their school demand. Moreover the program implemented in third age people.
2017 – up now
The program is refered to subjects related with the psychosomatic development of children. The theoritical framework is based on the systemic approach: families, the school community and society are interdependent and compensated system ,where interventions to a part influences the rest of them.
Planning of the workshop:
-Registering the population's needs and formation of the topics
- updating of school units and Guardiants' associations at the beginning of the school year
- completion of entry forms
-formation of the year's schedule
-implementation of the project throughout the school year
-evaluation of the project by the participants
The principle of adults' active participation is the basic idea of the project . The techiques used are :
group work, conversation, brain storming, case studies, role playing, interviewing, simulation. Etc.
-Empowering the perental role
-families in economic crisis
-addiction on Internet
-Facing the needs of elderly people
-700 parents participated
-Collaboration with 30 school units
-more than 100 students have participated in the experiental workshops
-more than 20 topics were analysed
THE MUNICIPALITY OF AGHII ANARGIRI KAMATERO
(primary schools and high schools)
-Open Care Centers for elderly in the municipality.
Τhe project is implemented with the collaboration of the school community. The workshops are implemented by the scientific personnel of the Department of Social Services with the collaboration of a variety of institutions like the Center for mental health, Associations for mental Health, Health Institutions, NGOs, experts and professionals on health etc.
Through this program, we create a network of services, where all the available social care pillars, from the public, the private sphere and civil society, are in action.
The workshops are implemented by the scientific personnel of the Department of Social Services (Psychologists, Social Workers)
The added value of the program:
-Creation of a collaborative network with the school community
-Remarking daily difficulties and manage them through social work.
- Emplementation of a new philosophy for the promotion of mental health through the experiential process.
-Citizens activation in order to adopt a healthy attitude of life.
-Because of mental health needs to be treated as a whole system with physical and social health, this program is embedded in a wider network of health services provided by the Municipality of Agioi Anargyroi Kamatero to its citizens.
Through these actions, we promote the well-being of citizens by creating a healthy, cohesive and sustainable city.