Creative Training Workshops and after school recreation programs
The basic tool of Association’s interventions is the integration of the international research findings data on the effectiveness of non formal training approaches, regarding working with youth’s groups.
Association, since its establishment, works systemically on non formal training activities development and assessment, planning and implementing a variety of Creative Training Workshops of young people, at both prevention and management level.
The Association since it was established works systematically on non formal training activities. Specifically on the development and assessment, planning and implementing a variety of after school recreation programs for young people, both at prevention and management level.
The objectives of Creative Training Workshops, in accordance with the methodological approach, which Association has developed and it is constantly under evaluation and upgrading progress, is to offer an alternative proposal on:
The Association constantly evaluates and upgrades the methodological approach of Creative Training Workshops, in order to offer an alternative proposal on:
Youth’s free time creative and educative management.
Youth’s social and communicative skills empowerment
Youth’s self perception and self-esteem development
Youth’s self and emotional expression promotion
Youth’s social participatory and cooperation skills building
Youth’s special talents, experiences and skills upgrading and exploitation
Youth’s employability promotion, in real work conditions stimulation.
The educational model and objectives of the Creative Training Workshops, are determined and specified in connection with the youth group, which addressed. It could be distinguished to the following categories of workshops, in which the Association has developed an extensive expertise
Creative Training Workshops of the Society for the Protection of Minors in
The workshops are attended by young offenders who have been referred for supervision by the Prosecutor of Minors of Minors’ Court of Thessaloniki.
Creative Training Workshops in Prison.
The workshops are attended by minors and women prisoners in the detention facilities of Diabata Prison of Thessaloniki.
Creative Training Workshops of prevention
The workshops are attended by young people of social disadvantages groups and young people in risk of social exclusion.
1. Support of Youth’s Center “Steki” operation and implementation of Creative Training Workshops for young people of Efkarpia area of Thessaloniki.
2. Support of Youth’s Center of Foinika area of Thessaloniki
3. Support of the Counseling Center of Thermaikos Municipality and implementation of Creative Training Workshops for young people
Creative Training Workshops for youth, implementation in cooperation with
1. Prevention Centre “Alfa Network”
2. Minors’ ROM Protection of Dendropotamos "Faros of the World"
3. PAPAFEIO Centre of Child Care of Thessaloniki
Our Workshops Team
The planning, the coordination and the assessment of Creative Workshops, constitutes the result of the cooperation between of a large, dynamic and interdisciplinary group of volunteers, trained in the educational issues, the methodology and the objectives of each workshop, as well as on issues involved in Association’s activity areas development.
Moreover, the team of Workshops’ coordinators and assistants volunteers, it is constantly supported and supervised by a team of experts, psychologists and social workers,. These professionals are in charge, also, for the services of counseling support, provided by the Association, at individual and group level, to young people and their families, when its needed.
Some of our Workshops’ areas of interest
Informatics Training Laboratory
Environmental Education Workshop
Dance training and expression Workshop
Music Education on percussion instrument
Mosaic Training Workshop
Wood Construction Laboratory
Artistic Jewellery Laboratory
Film making Laboratory
Digital Collage Workshop
Artistic manufacturing of decorative candles
Photo Lab Workshop