PROJECT COORDINATING INSTITUTION
The University of Applied Labour Studies of the Federal Employment Agency (HdBA) is a stateapproved University of applied labour science.
It was founded in 2006 by the Federal Employment Agency, Germany`s largest provider of labour market services. Apart from offering bachelor degree courses, the HdBA focuses on research on a national and an international level. Moreover, the HdBA offers in-service training for employees of the Federal Employment Agency and other stakeholders in the field of labour market, vocational and educational training and career counseling. HdBA has expertice in Career Guidance, Case Management and Participation in Working Life.
PROJECT PARTNER INSTITUTIONS
The Pan-Hellenic Association for the Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Work Re-integration (PEPSAEE) is a Scientific Non-Governmental Organization aiming to facilitate the social inclusion and work integration of people with severe psychosocial problems and operates 3 three rehabilitation structures. PEPSAEE has a broad expertise in the field of mental health and especially in the field of career counselling/ work integration of people with mental illness, as it maintains the only Supported Employment Office for people with mental health problems in Greece. The past year more than 150 mental health patients received services from specialized career counsellors and more than 40% of them are now in employment/ traineeship. PEPSAEE has, also, implemented innovative projects concerning this issue, such as “Bridges for Employment”, a multilevel project, aiming at work integration of mental health patients.
POMOST is strongly active in the field of rehabilitation of young people with mental health illness from the Lodzkie region in Poland. POMOST’s Day Care Centre hosts 26 people. The target of vocational rehabilitation of MH NEETs is also achieved through innovative projects such as “Focus on Job” aiming to build a model of cooperation between people with MH illnesses, job coaches and employers. POMOST is part of an initiative/coalition of non-profit organisations, companies and institutions. The initiative pursues incorporating supported employment as a standard part of rehabilitation in Polish social politics towards people with mental health (and other) disabilities.
CESIE is a European Centre for Studies and Initiatives established in 2001, inspired by the work and theories of the pacifist Danilo Dolci (1924-1997).
CESIE links local, national and international contexts and is committed to stimulating development and change in educational, cultural and economic spheres through the creation and use of innovative tools and participative educational approaches.. The organisation is divided into six Units which work together and manage activities in their specific fields: Higher Education and Research, Rights and Justice, Adult, Migration, School, Youth.
The head office can be found in the city centre of Palermo with other offices in India, Nepal and Senegal. CESIE coordinates the CESIE Network which is composed of more than 200 organizations throughout the world who share our mission and collaborate with us.
Public Institution “eMundus” has a broad expertise in the development of various ICT applications. eMundus’ mission is to actively promote the spread of the knowledge society by producing services related to educational activities and information technology, as well as creating products aimed at the promotion of new knowledge about ecology, healthy lifestyles and harmonious education. Our main goal is to ensure the establishment of a good-natured cooperation between different generations and social groups.