“How to improve the system of care for adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems?” On December 10, Care4Youth team met again with care providers at the Hands on Science premises of the Faculty of Medicine, UPJŠ in Košice and discussed solutions in a workshop focused on a concrete form of implementation to optimize the care system.
Representatives of the Slovak HBSC study received a significant award at the Marlene Hotel in Oščadnica on Saturday, November 30, 2019 in the category “feather help” – for cooperation on the project “Health is not a cliché”, which makes the National Report (available in Slovak language at https: // hbscslovakia. files.wordpress.com/2019/06/nar-sprava-zdravie-11_lq.pdf) enriched with children’s statements and the voice of young people.
“Feather help” is awarded to teams that have made a significant contribution to the development of the FÉNIX Children’s Organization and are not members of the FÉNIX Children’s Organization. The award is given by the Slovak Council of FÉNIX.
The event was attended by volunteers and supporters of the children’s organization FÉNIX. The event was accompanied by Deputy Chairman Patrik Herman and with the participation of Mr. Ivan Hromada, Director of Youth Department at Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.
On the 28th of November, our team-mates Ivana Skoumalova, Jaroslav Rosenberger and Aurel Zelko attended the Annual Meeting of Healthcare Professionals in Dialysis Services.
During the coordinator´s meeting in Permon hotel at Podbanske, they presented and discussed the methods and procedures for the second wave of data collection, realized in different dialysis service sites across Slovakia.
We are delighted that our Care4Youth team was able to attend this week DIPEx International in Oxford this week.
DIPEx International is an association of expert researchers conducting qualitative research into people’s personal experiences of health and illness. Our mission is to improve understanding of personal health experiences for the benefit of our communities, researchers and the health sector, including healthcare professionals and policy makers.
More information could be found on http://www.dipexinternational.org/
Read the news from the ongoing project IMPACCT in which our department has the opportunity to participate. The project is focused on building professional capacities concerning health literacy in medical and nursing education.
Our colleagues Andrej Belák and Daniela Fiľakovská attended The final conference of the National project Healthy communities 2A. Andrej Belak presented preliminary results from the health needs assessment in the marginalised Roma communities. Daniela Filakovska joined moderated discussion about Roma health mediators in hospitals. In these two areas, our colleagues have been closely cooperating with Healthy Regions for the last couple of years.
From 6th to 8th November, 2019 in the beautiful Yerevan (Armenia) was held HBSC conference, which was attended by members of Slovak HBSC team – Andrea Madarasova Geckova, Jaroslava Kopcakova, Viktoryia Karchynskaya. The conference provided an opportunity for participants from 44 countries to get to know each other better, share knowledge, ideas and inspiration.
Also this conference organized meetings of research focus groups where participants could discuss the general work strategy, the action plan and the details to be supplemented or modified in the HBSC research. These were very busy three days, which will serve as a good start for numerous joint projects between participants in such an extensive scientific network!
On the November 8th we participated on round-table activity focused on the preparation of new Strategy of Slovak Republic for Youth (2021-2028). We had the possibility to meet with youth and workers from youth organizations, with whom we worked in groups and discussed ideas that might contribute to different domains of Strategy.
What role does family, school, and community play in alleviating emotional and behavioral problems? What are the experiences of school-aged children in the online world?
We talked about this on 7th and 8th of November in Bratislava at the conference Child in Danger, organized by the Research Institute of Child Psychology and Pathopsychology.
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On Tuesday, October 29, 2019, an internal workshop of our Care4Youth team was held at Hands on Science Center, MediPark, Czech Republic, on the functioning of a childcare system with emotional and behavioral problems from the perspective of providers of this care.
In order to best discuss the most significant topics that have arisen from the recent qualitative part of this project and to agree on further workflows, we have invited dr. Danielle Jansen from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands to explore the care system children in the EU and possibilites of our future cooperation.