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PRESENTATION OF THE PROVIDE PROJECT AT THE EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF SOCIAL WORK SCHOOL

PROVIDE. JUNE 8, 2019

The European Association of Schools of Social Work held the European Congress of Social Work Schools at the Complutense University of Madrid between June 4th and 7th, 2019. Within it, Belén Agrela, from the University of Jaén, coordinated a pre-congress activity, together with professors from the Complutense University of Madrid and the University of Granada, entitled Feminist academic translations. Teaching, research and transfer for a transforming Social Work.

This symposium presented the experiences, concerns and proposals of gender and feminist approaches of teachers and researchers of Social Work from Spain, United Kingdom, Portugal, Chile and Italy. Three axis mark the symposium: teaching, research and knowledge transfer, within the framework of gender and feminist studies involved into European, national and regional projects.

Within the framework, the Provide project was presented and made known, in a paper entitled International research “in three-handed” on Social Work related to proximity violence in migration. The Congress was attended by professors from national and international universities, professionals from public and private administration, and PhD students.

Find information about the European Congress Of Social Work School at the following link.

80 PROFESSIONALS COMPLETED THE TITLE OF EXPERT IN "PROXIMITY VIOLENCE" IN JAEN

UNIVERSITY OF JAÉN. MARCH 6, 2019

Within the framework of the Provide project, two editions of the own title 'Expert in Proximity Violence Management' (during the month of January and February) have been carried out at the University of Jaén, in which a total of 80 professionals participated . This project also involves teachers from UJA, the Alto Guadalquivir Hospital in Andújar and the ASEIS association in Jaén.

A total of 80 professionals have participated in the University of Jaén, who will receive their own degree of specialization in Proximity Violence. The second edition of the course ended on February 21, 2019. The success of the call was resounding (more than 160 applications have been received demanding training), according to Belén Agrela.

The profiles of the students have been very diverse, coming from both the province of Jaén, as well as from Granada and Córdoba, whose work areas have covered from the community and specialized social services (such as intervention with families, minors, women, immigrants and refugees ...) , health field (health centers and hospital, nursing, mental health, psychology, gynecology ...), field of security forces and bodies (Civil Guard or Police), or centers of attention to immigrants from non-governmental organizations, political representatives or educational field.

At the University of Jaén, the training linked to the European project has been managed from Own Teaching as a Proprietary Degree, directed by Belén Agrela Romero, of the Department of Social Work, and by Mª José Calero, of the Department of Nursing, and has recognized with 5 ETCS credits. He has been offered in two editions of 25 contact hours (15 theoretical and 10 practices), in which he has trained in the field of gender violence and proximity in migration, international legislation and human rights, health care, mental health and stress management.

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THIRD MEETING OF PROVIDE PROJECT

PROVIDE. FEBRUARY 21, 2019

The third meeting of the PROVIDE project will take place in Trapani (Sicily, Italy) on February 19th and on February 20th, at the "Centro Polifunzionale" of Contrada Cipponeri.

As in before meetings, there will be present one or two members of each partner group to represent his/her institution and discuss about the training courses (trends, strengths and criticalities); the highlighted opportunities and criticalities of the PROVIDE book, as well as the external reference and publication times, and any other questions about the UNIPA webpage of Provide, the website and the newsletters.

Moreover, this will be a time to speak about the next Final Conference of PROVIDE that will take place on Palermo.

The meeting will end with a short sightseeing tour in the early afternoon of February 20 to visit the "Saline di Nubia" and the historical center of Trapani.

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Find information about the meeting in Trapani published by the University of Jaén at the following link.

PROVIDE IN THE I SEMINAR "WOMEN UJA OF INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS IN R+D+I"

PROVIDE. DECEMBER 1, 2018

The University of Jaén (UJA) has organized a conference to present current European projects led by women.

Within the framework, Belén Agrela, responsible for the project in Spain, will present the research "PROVIDE: Proximity in violence: defense and equity" (financed by the European Community REC-VAW-AG-2016-01).

The meeting will take place on Thursday, December 13 at 5:30 p.m., and is part of the calendar of action of the project of the University of Jaen "OFIPI4CEAs2020" funded by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness.

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SECOND INFODAY OF PROVIDE HELD IN JAEN

PROVIDE. NOVEMBER 9, 2018

The Association for Employment and Social Integration-ASEIS, together with the University of Jaén, held the Information Day of the PROVIDE European research project on the November 8th.

The objective of this day was to present the PROVIDE project to the citizens of Jaén. With this purpose, have intervened the President of the Association for Employment and Social Integration-ASEIS, Aránzazu Díaz León, the Principal Investigator of the Project in Spain, Belén Agrela Romero, and the Director of Nursing Care at the Hospital Alto Guadalquivir de Andújar, Gema Berrios Martínez. Other prominent members of the University of Jaén have also been there; as the Vice-Rector for Research, Gustavo Reyes del Paso, the Vice-Chancellor for Teaching and Academic Organization, Alfonso Cruz Lendínez, the Director of the International Project Office, Francisco Díaz Garrido, and the Director of Equality Unit, Matilde Peinado Rodríguez.

In this informative event, ASEIS has done a review of the project since its inception and has announced the training course "Expert in Management of Violence of Proximity", which will be taught to the different professionals and social agents of the Andalusia region and all the countries involved.

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PARTICIPATION OF PROVIDE IN THE "EUROPEAN NIGHT OF THE INVESTIGATORS"

PROVIDE. SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

PROVIDE participated in the activities of the "European Night of the Researchers" carried out in Jaén (Spain) with an activity designed to make people think about the causes of migration; reflect on the current moment of migrations and refuge situations and review the notions associated with migration, States, the right to migrate (and in family), understandings about how we "welcome" and its consequences for all.

In total, around 200 researchers from the University of Jaen will participate in the 50 activities organized in this seventh edition of 'The European Night of Researchers' in the capital of Jaen, a scientific dissemination project promoted by the European Commission within the actions Marie Sklodowska-Curie of the Horizon 2020 program and held simultaneously in more than 250 European cities.

Around 8,000 people attended the more than fifty activities organized by the University of Jaén to celebrate the European Night of the Researchers.

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PRESS CONFERENCE IN MILAN

PROVIDE. SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

On September 18th 2018 from 11.00 to 13.00 the Conference Press was held in Milan for the launch of the PROVIDE project.

The conference, organized by the ISMU Foundation (project partner) in collaboration with the Municipality of Milan (project partner) was held at "Casa dei diritti" (the House of Rights) - a place managed by the municipality of Milan and open to all citizens in which they deal the themes of migration and social problems. In particular, activities against ethnic-based discrimination, against gender-based violence are carried out, supporting the rights of LGBT people, disabled people, victims of trafficking and much more.

The conference began with the institutional greetings of prof. Vincenzo Cesareo (general secretary of the ISMU foundation) and of Dr. Miriam Pasqui, official of the Municipality of Milan. Prof. Bartholini (scientific leader of Provide Project) then took the floor explaining the genesis of the Provide project and the supporting theory on which it is built: The Proximity Violence. Lia Lombardi (PROVIDE Project manager for Fondazione ISMU) illustrated the objectives and actions of the project, focusing on the training that will take place between January and May 2019; Emanuela Bonini (PROVIDE monitoring expert for the ISMU Foundation) illustrated the training assessment path and the guidelines that will be produced.

25 stakeholders from public and private social services and 2 journalists attended the conference. There was a great appreciation and interest in the project on their part and a great interest in the training that they considered innovative and very important for the Milan area. The interlocution with the stakeholders was important and significant: many questions and reflections on the themes of the project were highlighted by the stakeholders themselves.

Information about the conference was published on the website of the ISMU Foundation, on the Municipality of Milan website, on "RADIOCOR Sole24ore Press Agency" , on the government portal “Integrazione Migranti”