Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders in Teens KA1 for Youth workers Voronet, Romania 1 – 11 October 2017
DEED • Project 2016-3-RO01-KA105-035277 financed by the European Union
Participant organisations • AR Vocational and Investment Solutions - ARVIS (Romania, course organiser) • Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Albania • Future in Our Hands (Armenia) • NeformalniskupinamladezeTereza (Czech Republic) • GreenRope (Italy) • Unique projects (Lithuania) • Center for education and development (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
Participant organisations • Fundacjanarzeczintegracjizawodowej, spolecznejorazrozwojuprzedsiebiorczosci VIA (Poland) • AKTO - Associacao Para A Promocao Dos DireitosHumanos e Democracia (Portugal) • Colegiul National “PetruRares” Suceava (Romania) • SYTEV (Slovakia) • AsociacionMentesAbiertas (Spain) • KAEB — NaiKulturArtekoEkintzaBerria Nueva Accion Intercultural (Spain)
Objectives • Empowering the knowledge of nutritional problems in order to motivate the teenagers to give up the unhealthy eating habits and to prevent the eating disorders; • Developing the competences in youth work by learning and experimenting alternative solutions to support teenagers’ healthy eating habits • The development of a proactive attitude and behavior by designing and applying a support-programme, YES (I Eat Smart!) in the local communities, which will involve other interested actors (family – friends- teachers/ colleagues – psychologist – nutritionist).
Methods • The methods used were specific to non-formal education and were meant to develop the trainees’ creativity and involvement: knowledge and trust exercises, reflection exercises; a lecture, PP presentations; open space, round table, workshops, learning café; roles play, simulations; watching short movies; study visits; trip; designing and editing a mini-guide CODE, an informative and raising awareness material
Activities • Learning about DEED (symptoms, causes, effects)
Activities • Applying methods to prevent DEED
Activities • Creating types of activities to prevent DEED and diminish their effects
Activities • Visit to the ecological farm DaniCost, Liteni • Meeting with students at Colegiul National “Petru Rares” Suceava; lecture of a nutritionist doctor
Activities • Advertising a healthy life-style
Activities • Getting to know the culture and nature of the region
Expected results • Youth workers will gain the necessary competences for helping teenagers to develop a nutritional culture; • Organizations which will enlarge their expertise area and educational offer; • Communities will develop a proactive behavior towards the teenagers with alimentary problems.
Expected results • The participants applied what they learned in their work with youths