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
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(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 responsibilities in Italy: an overview
Licia Boccaletti, Anziani e non solo – ANS

10.10/10.25 Being a teenage carer
Nora Marzi, Psychologist – Local Health Service – Modena

10.25/10.40 Young carers and community youth services
Giorgia Silvestri, Coordinator of services for children – Aliante social cooperative

10.40/11.00 – Coffee break

11.00/11.20 Young carers in European policies
Stecy Yghemonos, Eurocarers (video-recorded contribution)

11.20/12.40 Children as next of kin: the Swedish experience
Christoffer Eliasson, Eva Nordqvist, Elizabeth Hanson The Swedish Family Care Competence Centre / NKA (SE)

11.40/12.00 Young carers in Greece
Eleni Sakellariou, KMOP (GR)

12.00/12.20 Supporting the employability of young carers: the UK experience
Andre Demushi, IARS (UK)

12.20/12.40 Young BME carers: country comparison and good practices from the Care2Work project
Andriana Ntziadima, IARS (UK)

12.40/13.00 Conclusions: Patrizio Bianchi, Regional Ministry for European policies, development, school, VET, research and employment – Emilia Romagna Region

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