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We say good bye with a heavy heart to one of our respected college and friend Gábor Gombos. He was an independent expert of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Adjunct professor (NALSAR Law University, Hyderabad, India; National University of Ireland, Galway, Centre for Disability Law and Policy) and a dedicated human rights advocate for the rights of people with psycho-social disability. Rest in peace.



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Updated: Jun 23


Thursday 16th of June 16:30 – 18:00 Central European Time

Free webinar




Organised by the CARe Network in collaboration with EUCOMS.


We explore the concept and the various roles a peer worker can have through the eyes of peer workers in Czech Republic, Estonia and Hungary.


Czech Republic:


Michal Kašpar, peer lecturer, journalist; Prague Centre for Mental Health Care Development, Studio 27



Zdeněk Cisar, peer mentor, peer lector, psychiatric hospital Bohnice, Peer Club, Prague Centre for mental health care development




Estonia:


Anita Kurvits, peer worker, Estonian Well-Being and Recovery College, Tartu Recovery College



Aigi Kalvik, peer worker, Estonian Well-Being and Recovery College, Tartu Recovery




Hungary:


István Gallai, expert by experience, Awakenings Foundation, Hearing voices community



Zsuzsa Kondor, CARe trainer, lecturer and researcher at ELTE-BGGYK




Péter Kéri, Board Member and member of GAMIAN Europe, Peer Support Advisor, Coordinator of Innovations of Awakenings Foundation






Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMofumgqTgtG9JSHrSiQKX7UupQFmfjpGcO



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Updated: Jun 1



Working with experiential knowledge in mental health care


Tuesday 31th of May 15-17 pm Central European Time

Free webinar





Organised by the CARe Network in collaboration with EUCOMS.


What is the nature of experiential knowledge?


How to learn to harness lived experiences in your work as a mental health worker.


What is the additional value?


Tensions and challenges: how to integrate experiential knowledge in the mental health system.





Alie Weerman is a professor of mental health care and society, working at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands. She is a psychologist by background with lived experiences. She is a leading expert in the Netherlands on experiential knowledge.




Simona Karbouniaris is a social scientist currently conducting a doctoral study concerning the professional use of lived experiences by traditional mental health care workers in 3 large mental health organizations. She integrates her lived experiences in the research practice and has been guiding several peer consultation groups of mental health professionals with lived experiences (nurses, social workers, psychiatrists). Simona works at the Research Centre for Social Innovation of Utrecht University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands.


In the webinar mental health practitioners will share their experiences learning to work with personal experiences. A director of a mental health service will speak about how to integrate peer work and experiential knowledge of professionals in a recovery-based service organisation.


Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIud-yhrzktGNN68QId5tzeu9Nos0gobOp0


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


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