Emergency Pedagogy – what is it and how to use it in youth work?

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What is Emergency Pedagogy and how to use it in work with young people?

Millions of youngsters experience situations that often leave them severely traumatized and alone. Natural disasters, wars, violence claim numerous victims every day. Unprocessed trauma may disturb the natural development of young people.

The project “From Crisis to Chance – training course on emergency pedagogy” was born from the need to equip youth workers with more skills to work with youngsters that are at-risk of developing post-stress disorders in order. The objective of this Training Course was to help youth workers to cope and integrate these experiences in their biography so that their natural development would not be disturbed.

One of the outcomes from this Capacity Building Training Course organized by Spin Association in Lisbon is this BROCHURE. You can find there indications on how the youth workers can apply Emergency Pedagogy in their daily work with children and youngsters at-risk of developing post-stress disorders.

Partner of this project:
Trøndelag fylkeskommune – Norway
Socialna Akademija – Slovenia
Vicolo Corto – Italy
Asociación MundusSpain
You in Europe – Greece
Freunde der Erziehungskunst Rudolf Steiners  – Germany
Crescer – Portugal
Patrir – Romania

If you want to increase your competencies in youth work check out these related articles about Emotional Intelligence:
Take control over your emotions! – Emotional Intelligence in Youth Work
Increase your competencies in the areas of Emotional Intelligence and Conflict Management

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