National seminar in Spain

Organizer: Polibienestar Institute

Date: 21 June 2018

Location: Instituto Polibienestar, Universidad de Valencia, C/Serpis nº29, Valencia

The aim of the National Seminar was to share the experience of designing and delivering a KHub for preparing health professionals and volunteers dealing with migrants and refugees; to share the learning and networking activities that can be undertaken on the KHub;to raise awareness about  the advantages and challenges of using the KHub to provide  emotional and  psychological support  for migrants and refugees; to provide a hands-on experience  of using the KHub 's training guide;to gain the participants' views and suggestions regarding the sustainability of our project results.

Participants: nurses, mental health practitioners, social workers, researchers, students and managers.

The topics of the seminars included:

  • Presentation of the Erasmus + IENE6 project
  • Presentation of the IENE6 project website
  • Introducing the Khub tool
  • Khub tool workshop
  • Round table"Possibilities of Khub usein different contexts of the CV "
  • Short term impact on the participants:
  • Increased awareness, sensitivity and knowledge about refugees’ issues
  • Increased knowledge about the refugees’ and migrants’ health needs
  • Increased knowledge about providing emotional support to for refugees and migrants
  • New opportunities to share and exchange, as well as the creation of alliances for future collaborations and networking on the KHub

Long term impact of the project outputs (KHub)

  • Reinforcing vocational education and training through innovative practices
  • Increasing quality of education and training, health workforce development and training
  • Reinforcing education and support for disadvantaged people
  • Addressing main challenges to respond to sudden, large-scale arrivals of migrants
  • Promoting active participation and European democratic values