Sweden – Young Carer Workshop outlines for Perception and Motivation

Eva Nordqvist and Johanna Miranda Sköld have as representatives of Linnaeus University, Sweden, met five practitioners from three different functions for a workshop on the theme YC, for professionals. Although all participants meet YC in their professional role they expressed that the lecture and the practical exercises were an eye-opener for them. Several of them emphasized that they have previously been aware that the youths take a great responsibility but never imagined that it could be at th...

My Blue Box: the new italian web-portal to support sons and daughters of persons with mental disorders

The website was launched on the 16th of February within the Conference "Rotte Digitali" held in Florence.My Blue Box is the first italian web-portal on the prevention of distress in children of people with mental disorders. My Blue Box was developed to offer a web-based space of information and prevention, a way to widely reach not only the children, but also parents and operators working with them. My Blue Box was designed and developed thanks to Contact Onlus association and got the Pa...

Care2work International Conference – Barriers understood: Young BAME carers in Europe

10th February 2016 – 09.00 / 13.00 – c/o Auditorium A. Loria, via Rodolfo Pio 1, CARPI (MO), ITALY Online registration here PROGRAMME (Programme in Italian available here) Moderator: Lalla Golfarelli, President of CAR.ER.- The carers association of Emilia Romagna 09.15/09.30 Greeting address from local authorities: Luisa Turci, President of Unione Terre D’Argine 09.30/09.40 Experience: Stefania B., Blogger: My mother is bi-polar 09.40/10.10 Teenagers with caring responsibilitie...