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EU-PROMENS CAPACITY BUILDING EVENTS

 

We have two types of events:
        
1. European Exchange Programme on Mental Health
(on an international level conducted in English)

2. National Mental Health Training Programme
(on a regional level conducted in the language of the hosting country)

 

Stay updated on our event openings, registrations, and news!

 


 

1. European Exchange Programme on Mental Health

 

Embark on a professional learning experience to one of the following six European hubs: The Netherlands, Spain, Czech Republic, Croatia, Finland, and Austria. Participants from different professional profiles and experience levels will be selected in order to foster peer-to-peer learning and multi-disciplinary collaboration. They will take part in a two-week programme with study visits to service providers, workshops and job-shadowing around distinct technical themes.

Target group

Mental health professionals from medical and community-based care; educators, schoolteachers, pedagogues; social workers from various community settings; professionals working in prisons and juvenile detention centres; policymakers; mental health education professionals; service user organizations involved in mental health advocacy.

 

Language requirements

English at intermediary level (B).

Timeline

First call for applications in June 2024, next calls in September 2024 and more in 2025 and 2026. Tentative event calendar see below.

Expenses

All travel, accommodation, and board expenses are covered by the project.

 

Watch this 3 min. video explaining EU-PROMENS Exchange Programme - subtitles available in 22 EU languages:

 


 

Current Exchange Visits
*Registrations Open*

 

CROATIA THE NETHERLANDS CZECH REPUBLIC
Meeting challenges of today with a multidisciplinary approach to mental health Prevention, crisis resolution, treatment, and recovery-oriented practices in an ecosystem of (mental) health Advancing Mental Health Care Reform in Czechia: Deinstitutionalization, prevention and innovation
Location: Zagreb Location: Den Bosch Location: Prague
3 Groups from
Oct 10 to Dec 14, 2024
3 Groups from
Oct 27 2024 to Jan 18 2025 
3 Groups
in Nov 2024, Jan and May 2025

Hosted by
School of Medicine, University of Zagreb.

Hosted by
Reinier van Arkel
Hosted by
National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH).
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Future Exchange Visits

 

AUSTRIA SPAIN FINLAND
60 years pro mente Upper Austria: de-institutionalization towards a patient-centred approach   Life-long support, promotion and prevention of mental health at different stages of life, including the provision of mental health services for people in vulnerable positions.
Location: Linz Location: Barcelona Location: Helsinki
Dates: February 23 to March 21, 2025

3 Groups from February 9 to May 17, 2025 (TBC)

Dates: March 31 to April 13, 2025

Hosted by
pro mente Upper Austria

Hosted by
Fundació per a la Recerca i la Docència Sant Joan de Déu (FSJD)

Hosted by
Valo-Valmennusyhdistys ry

Registrations will open at the end of the year 2024

 

 


 

 

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2. National Mental Health Training Programme

 

 

Experience our hybrid training format with online and in-person sessions together with other mental health professionals from your country. Trainings will be informed by a thorough needs assessment and provided for three days by national and international guest lecturers to a mulitdisciplinary audience. Content will be grounded in latest evidence-based practices for treatment, recovery, prevention and promotion in mental health, with special focus on vulnerable groups.

Target group

Health professionals working in mental health sector (psychiatrists, family doctors, nurses, psychotherapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists, clinical psychologists, specialised counsellors, work therapist, social workers; Teachers and educators working in the educational setting (educational workers working in schools, or other educational settings, youth centres, sports clubs, school counsellors); Social workers working in various community settings (community care canters, social care organizations/ services, refugee/ migrant/asylum seeker canters, elderly care centres); Professionals working in prisons and juvenile detention centres (social workers, clinical psychologists, etc.).

Language requirements

The local language of the country on advanced level.

Timeline

Piloting in six countries in spring 2025, then expanding to 24 European countries in 2025 and 2026. Tentative event calendar see below.

Expenses

All travel, accommodation, and board expenses are covered by the project.

 


 

 

Stay updated on our event openings, registrations, and news

 


 

 

Listen to Tomislav Zuljevic-Salamon, EU-PROMENS project manager, explaining the major objectives and the expected result from the project. 

 

 

 


 

 

EVENTS CALENDAR

 

1. European Exchange Programme on Mental Health

1st Wave

 

  CROATIA THE NETHERLANDS CZECH REPUBLIC AUSTRIA

SPAIN

FINLAND
1st Group 06.10 - 19.10.2024 27.10 - 09.11.2024 10.11 - 23.11.2024 23.02 - 07.03.2025 09.02 - 22.02.2025

All groups:

31.03 - 13.04.2025

2nd Group 17.11 - 30.11.2024 24.11 - 08.12.2024 26.01 - 07.02.2025 02.03 - 14.03.2025 02.03 - 15.03.2025
3rd Group 01.12 - 14.12.2024 05.01 - 18.01.2025 18.05 - 31.05.2025 09.03 - 21.03.2025

04.05. - 17.05.2025 

 

 

 

2nd Wave

 

  THE NETHERLANDS CROATIA CZECH REPUBLIC AUSTRIA SPAIN FINLAND
1st Group   05.10 - 18.10.2025        
2nd Group Sep 2025 26.10 - 08.11.2025 Oct 2025 Feb 2026 Feb 2026 Apr 2026
3rd Group   16.11 - 29.11.2025        

 

 

 

 

2. National Mental Health Training Programme

 

NL HR CZ FI AT ES BE UA LU, PT, SK FR, PL LV, IE, LT EE, GR, HU SE, RO DK, IT, DE IS, MT, SI
Mar 2025 Mar 2025 Apr 2025 May 2025 May 2025 Jun 2025 Sep 2025 Sep 2025 Oct 2025 Nov 2025 Dec 2025 Jan 2026 Feb 2026 Apr 2026 May 2026

 

 


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