Work4Psy – An innovative model for career counselling services to Mental Health NEETs

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Objectives

  • To facilitate the work integration of young NEETs (Not engaged in Education, Employment or Training) with mental health issues;
  • To develop the skills of mental health professionals, career counsellors and informal carers;
  • To develop a specialised methodology and tools for career counselling that will answer to the specific needs of mental health (MH) NEETs.

Activities

  • National and International Literature Review on work and education integration of NEETs, people with mental health issues and MH NEETs;
  • Focus Group with MH NEETs, MH professionals, career counsellors, informal carers to investigate the existing situation and needs of MH NEETs;
  • Developing of a Career Counselling Toolkit and a Work and Education Integration Curriculum for MH NEETs addressed to MH professionals, career counsellors, MH NEETs and their informal carers;
  • Testing/Piloting of the Curriculum with the project’s main target groups.

Results

  • Literature Review Report on work and education integration of NEETs, people with mental health issues and MH NEETs;
  • Educational Needs Mapping Report on the educational needs and requirements of the project’s main target groups;
  • European Career Counselling Mental Health NEETs Toolkit;
  • European Work and Education Integration Curriculum for MH NEETs;
  • Open Learning Platform where MH NEETs, MH professionals, career counsellors, informal carers and everyone interested can find information, material and resources needed regarding work and education integration of MH NEETs.

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Date of the project

01/09/2019 – 31/08/2022

DG of reference

Directorate General for Education and Culture (DG EAC) - Erasmus+ - KA2 - Strategic Partnerships in the field of vocational education and training

Categories

Unit

Adult

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E-mail

alessia.valenti@cesie.org

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http://work4psy.eu/
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