Call for participants: Study visit "Youth Work Works - Mental Health & Wellbeing"

The European Youth Work Agenda aims at strengthening youth work in addressing young people’s needs. Explore during this Study Visit how youth work in Flanders (Belgium) contributes to the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

The focus of the study visit is the role of youth work in promoting the mental well-being of young people. Centrepiece is the 2nd National Youth Work Congress, taking place on 6th of June.

This Congress entitled #Youthworkworks is one of the largest events in the youth field in Belgium. The lively one-day event is organised by De Ambrassade (the national youth work support centre) and aims at gathering the entire youth field in Flanders (the Dutch-speaking community in Belgium).

Explore how youth work contributes to the mental health and wellbeing of young people

During this day, a wide range of workshops, exchange opportunities and other activities will be offered. The mental wellbeing of young people is one of the six priority themes at this event. Several workshops or talks on this particular topic will be offered in English, to allow international participants to join in. On the day before and after, participants will be offered field visits and workshops on the topic of mental well-being.

The 2nd National Youth Work Congress contributes significantly to the implementation of the European Youth Work Agenda, aimed at supporting youth work development.

More information and the link to the application can be found here: European Training Calendar - Study visit Youth Work Works: Mental Health & Wellbeing

Application deadline is the 6 April. The study visit is organised by the Belgian Flemish National Agency for Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps JINT vzw.