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Closing Conference



Faculty of Education Sciences, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava, ROMANIA
June 3, 2022

The Faculty of Education Sciences at the “Ștefan cel Mare” University of Suceava, in collaboration with the School Inspectorate of Suceava County, organized the conference „Promoting Mental Health in School - PROMEHS”, Friday, June 3, 2022, between 8.30 a.m. - 05.00 p.m. The conference was addressed to teachers in preschool, primary, secondary and high school education, school counselors and decision makers in the field of education.
Approximately 120 participants attended the conference (teachers in university and pre-university education, researchers in the fields of education and psychology, school counselors, policy makers, representatives of NGOs and of the Suceava County Council).
The event was opened by the speech of the dean of the Faculty of Education Sciences, associate professor PhD. Adina COLOMEISCHI (coordinator of the PROMEHS project in Romania) and the vice-rector of the University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava, university professor Dr. Mihai DIMIAN.
The conference included lectures on various topics related to mental health. Presentations at the conference included:
  • the presentation of the PROMEHS project and the analysis of the impact of the program on the personal development of teachers (Adina COLOMEISCHI, PROMEHS project coordinator in Romania, associate professor PhD at the Faculty of Education Sciences, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava)
  • a plenary session on the prevention of mental health problems in young people (Ioana PODINA, associate professor. PhD at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Bucharest)
  • the analysis of the effects of the PROMEHS program on the well-being and performance of students (Petruța RUSU, associate professor PhD at the Faculty of Education Sciences, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava)
  •  the presentation of textbooks and guides developed within the project for children, teachers and parents in order to develop children's socio-emotional skills and prevent behavioral problems (Diana DUCA, PhD lecturer at the Faculty of Education Sciences, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava),
  • the presentation of the training program for teachers in order to implement social and emotional development activities in schools (Liliana BUJOR, PhD lecturer at the Faculty of Education Sciences, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava ; Adriana NICHITEAN, teacher counselor, CJRAE Suceava)
  • discussing the possibility of implementing an optional discipline to promote mental health in schools (Tatiana VÎNTUR, School Inspector, ISJ Suceava)
  • sharing experiences lived in the context of the implementation of the program at the level of kindergarten, primary education, gymnasium and high school (teachers who implemented the program at different cycles of pre-university education).
Download here all keynotes' presentations

 

Objave u tisku

On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, the Faculty of Education Sciences at the “Ștefan cel Mare” University of Suceava organized the online conference "Promoting mental health in school" with the main goal of launching the PROMEHS project in Romania. The conference was aimed at teachers (preschool, primary, secondary and high schools), school councellors, parents and policy makers. The conference has been a real success with a number of 470 participants (teachers in university and pre-university education, researchers in the fields of education and psychology, school counselors, parents of schools and policy makers).

The conference opened with a the speech by the Dean of the Faculty of Education Sciences, Associate Professor Dr. Adina Colomeischi (coordinator of the PROMEHS project in Romania), and by the vice-rector of the University of Stefan cel Mare in Suceava, University Professor Dr. Mihai Dimian.

The conference included lectures on various topics related to mental health, such as socio-emotional development, resilience in school and family, prevention of anxiety and depression in children and adolescents, optimism in school, practices on social and emotional learning.

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The topics presented and the lecturers of the conferences were as follows:

  • The presentation of the PROMEHS project was made by the associate professor doctor, Adina COLOMEISCHI (Faculty of Education Sciences, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava);

  • Socio-emotional development, resilience and well-being at school and in the family - associate professor doctor, Petruța RUSU (Faculty of Education Sciences, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava);

  • Manuals developed within the PROMEHS project - for students, teachers, parents and policy makers - university lecturer dr. Diana Sînziana DUCA (Faculty of Education Sciences, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava);

  • Prevention of anxiety and depression in children and adolescents: applications of Theory of Mind - associate professor doctor, Ioana PODINĂ (Faculty of Psychology, Bucharest University)

  • Increasing optimism in school - associate professor doctor, Daniela MUNTELE HENDREȘ (Faculty of Psychology, A. I. Cuza University, Iași)

  • Perspectives on social and emotional learning: results of evidence-based research and examples of good practice - Scientific Researcher II Angela ANDREI (National Center of Education Policy and Evaluation, the Ministry of Education and Research)

  • Debate on how to promote mental health in school and family – speakers: school inspector Tatiana VÎNTUR, primary school teacher Cornelia FILIP, teacher Marina SIMA, psychologist Alina Ionescu-CORBU.

Press releases

Articles publicising the start of the implementation of the PROMEHS curriculum and the training offered to teachers in Romanian schools which appeared on the web:

 

Article on web portal www.newsbucovina.ro

Article on web portal glasulsucevei.ro

Article on web portal ziare.com

Article on web postal www.monitorulsv.ro

Article on web postal suceava.media