|Project title||Empower! - Integrated Open University|
|Thematic area||Empowerment of vulnerable groups, including Roma|
|Name of the organization||Hold my Hand Foundation|
|Postal address||7633 Pécs, Kovács Béla u. 10.|
|Project manager||Török Bettina|
|Project timeframe||August 1st, 2013 - July 31st, 2014|
|Amount of support||9,948 €|
The Hold My Hand Foundation would like to organize Open University for two semester in the academic year 2013/2014 in Pécs for parent,who raise mentally disabled people,for professionals,who work on this special area,for students studying on different faculties at PTE (University of Knowledge of Pécs),and also for the disabled people selves.
Locations:PTE Faculty of Law,PTE Faculty of Health Sciences,PTE Faculty of Humanities–Department of Psychology,PTE Faculty of Arts.
The courses of the Open University will be implemented by follow the academic schedule.In the fall and the spring semester of 2013/2014 4-4,altogether 8 times:occasionally in the frame of a whole day seminar,in two parallel sections:in the first section professionals and parents for the mentally disabled youngsters,in the second section youngsters living with intellectual disablity with the help of professionals go through the current theme of the course’s syllabus.Students can choose freely,to which section,they want to join.The topics are adapted to each of the faculties of the university,where it’s being held.
We strengthen the capabilities needed for positive actions in the participants,and also their faith in the actions and in it’s results.
We help the youngsters living with mental disabilities in taking responsibility and in planning their tasks,goals and actions for the sake of their individual and community development.Thus there is a need for promoting incentives,for activation methods