Hogeschool Leiden

Mini-conference: young children’s well-being

The third PINN International Learning Exchange takes place between 13 and 16 October 2019 in Leiden, the Netherlands. Participants from Ireland, Portugal, Norway as well as the Netherlands are taking part. The Leiden-based organisations involved in organising the event are: CJG Leiden, Hogeschool Leiden, International Child Development Initiatives and Stichting JES Rijnland

As part of the Learning Exchange and in association with the Samen Werken, Samen Leren initiative, Hogeschool Leiden is hosting a half-day mini-Conference. It is open to all hogeschool students and staff, as well as other interested members of the public. This will be an opportunity to get to know the research and education work of Hogeschool Leiden, as well as participate in workshops about parenting & childrearing, child protection and working with families facing multiple challenges. Attendees will also be able to share ideas and practices in prevention and early intervention in early childhood (see full programme below).

Programme

Time Description
09.30 - 09.45 Arrival, tea/coffee
09.45 - 09.55 Welcome and Introduction to University of Applied Sciences
Astrid Scholten, Director Faculty of Social Work and Applied Psychology
09.55 - 10.15 Overview of parenting research in the University: role of Lectorat Parenting
Carolien Gravesteijn, Lector Parenting
10.15 - 10.20

Introduction to workshops

10.20 - 11.00

Workshop Round 1 (Parallel workshops)
Workshop 1: Parenting, Child Rearing and Prevention
Facilitator: Daphne Petterson, Lianne Bonants

Workshop 2: Safety at Home (Veilig Thuis)
Facilitator: Marja de Klerk

Workshop 3: Families Dealing with Multiple Challenges
Facilitator: Chris Kuiper, Lector Transformation

In each workshop participants from Ireland, Portugal, and Norway will identify and discuss similarities and differences about comparable programmes and initiatives in their own country.

11.00 - 11.15 Coffee Break
11.15 - 11.55

Workshop Round 2
Workshop 1: Parenting, Child Rearing and Prevention
Facilitator: Daphne Petterson, Lianne Bonants

Workshop 2: Safe House Programme (Veilig Thuis)
Facilitator: Marja de Klerk

Workshop 3: Families Dealing with Multiple Challenges
Facilitator: Chris Kuiper, Lector Transformation

In each workshop participants from Ireland, Portugal, and Norway will identify and discuss similarities and differences about comparable programmes and initiatives in their own country.

12.00 - 12.30  Plenary:
A comparative reflection on prevention and early intervention in Ireland, Netherlands, Norway and Portugal.

Perspectives of 4th Year students from Parenting, Childrearing and Prevention Minor
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