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EXRERIENTIAL WORKSHOPS

EXRERIENTIAL WORKSHOPS
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MUNICIPALITY OF AGIOI ANARGYROI - KAMATERO

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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Objective Action

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.

 

Target Audience

 

Target group:

The workshops  concern  parents of students, teachers and groups of students after their  school demand. Moreover the program implemented in third age people. 

 

Duration

 

SCHOOL YEAR 

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016- 2017

2017 – up now


Description

 

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

Implementation tehniques:

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.

Suggested topics:

-self -esteem

-Empowering the perental role

-Communication

-families in economic crisis

-addiction on Internet

-adolescence

-First aid 

-Learning difficulties

-Facing  the needs  of elderly  people 


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Impact on Society

Quantitative Data

-35 workshops

-700 parents participated

-Collaboration with 30 school units

-more than 100 students have participated in the experiental workshops

-more than 20 topics were analysed



Initiative Location

  • THE MUNICIPALITY OF AGHII ANARGIRI KAMATERO

    (primary schools and high schools)

    -Open Care Centers  for  elderly  in  the municipality. 


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Working with Organization

 

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.
 


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Workers Participation

The workshops are implemented by the scientific personnel of the Department of Social Services (Psychologists, Social Workers)

 


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Benefits for Οrganization

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.

 




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