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Social responsibility and children in war

By Finnish Psychologists for Social Responsibility; The Finnish National Board of Education & UNESCO

 

Tuesday October 24th, 2006 at 10-15.30

 

The Finnish National Board of Education, Hakaniemenkatu 2, 00530 Helsinki

7th floor, room 7106A and 7106B, more exact guidance at info desk

 

10.00       

Opening

Mr. Pekka Elo, Senior Adviser, Finnish National Board of Education, Associated Schools Project Network – ASPnet National Coordinator, UNESCO

 

Introductory remarks

Ms Sirkku Kivistö, chairperson Finnish Psychologists for Social Responsibility (FPSR)

 

10.20-11.20  

How to cope in refugee camps during a war and with poor living condition

Mr Kassem Aina, Director General, National Institution of Social Care and Vocational Training - Beit Atfal Assumoud (BAS), Beirut, Lebanon

 

11.20–12.00                      

Children´s stories and testimonies during and after the war in 2006 - A

message to adults from the storycrafting-method

Ms Jamilé Shehadé, social worker in charge, BAS and Ms Kirsti

Palonen, vice-chairperson, FPSR

 

12.00-13.00                     

Lunch

 

13.00–13.30                      

Sharing the experience of war with children and protecting childhood;

activities of BAS during the war

Mr Kassem Aina and Ms Jamilé Shehadé

 

13.30-14.00                      

Psychological interventions and resilience-building among war-traumatised children

Ms Raija-Leena Punamäki, professor, University of Tampere, Dept of Psychology

 

14.00–14.15

Coffee break

 

14.15-15.15                      

Round table discussion: Solidarity and social responsibility from paper to

practice; Developing cooperation to meet the needs and human rights of 

Palestinians in Lebanon

Mr Kassem Aina: Palestinian point of view

Ms Sirkku Kivistö: Finnish point of view

 

15.15                     

Closing words

Ms Sirkku Kivistö

 

Registration by October 18th, 2006 to email address: [email protected].fi (name, profession, work, email address, phone number) 

 

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Seminaarin vieraat, toiminnanjohtaja Kassem Aina (oik.) ja vastaava sosiaalityöntekijä Jamilé Shehadé (vas.) ramadanin aikaisella iftar-illallisella BAS:in toimintakeskuksessa Mar Eliasin pakolaisleirillä joulukuussa 2000 psykologi Kirsti Palosen (toinen vasemmalta) ja psykologi Anne Alitolppa-Niitamon (toinen oikealta) kanssa. Kuva: Sirkku Kivistö