Some news from former PREPSEC President Knut K. Gundersen

2021-11-22T14:13:56+01:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Education|

Hopefully the Corona Pandemic gradually will disappear and that we, on a larger scale, can meet again face to face. Currently I am involved in projects, respectively, in Estonia and the Czech Republic in addition to some activities in Norway. The projects include qualification of master trainers and new members of the international PREPSEC-family. Estonia Maris [...]

Social pedagogy in different forms in the light of Luhmanns systems theory. An empirical inquiry into what happens in situations where an evidence manual is not followed.

2019-12-28T23:24:49+01:00December 28th, 2019|Categories: Education|

This thesis addresses social pedagogical practice around an evidence based manual where social pedagogues choose to act differently to following the detailed directions in the manual. This is an interesting new research field since the social pedagogues intend to follow the structures that again claim to replace aggressive behaviour with young people if the program compliance [...]

Family TIES training in Finland!

2019-05-15T13:03:53+02:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Education|

The end of a great week of Family TIES training in Finland.  It ended with the Finnish ART Society's annual conference, where the Finnish "Deputy for Youth Protection" spoke of the benefits of ART and the need for Family TIES, followed by 2 Finnish OTs who are doing Family TIES in child psychiatry, a presentation by [...]

Danish A.R.T. devoted PREPSEC members meet for their annual meeting

2018-11-13T21:15:06+01:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Creative, Education|

A devoted group of A.R.T. trainers recently met for their annual meeting. The general meeting brought a new definition of membership as the statutes were changed so anybody with an involvement in any of the PREPARE models (and any one interested in the same) can join this Danish network. A major topic discussed was also ways [...]

The Danish A.R.T. Network (ART Netvaerk DK) will held its annual meet-up on November 8th on the island of Fyn.

2018-10-10T00:01:32+02:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Bez kategorii, Education|

Together with the possibility to exchange experiences and holding the formal general meeting, two main subjects to be discussed will be a) results from the extensive evaluation research project in Taastrup (Copenhagen) b) introduction of Motivational Interview as a possible pre-activitty to A.R.T. More information from the Chairperson, Peder B. Andreasen on

England is coming…

2017-12-29T22:36:56+01:00February 27th, 2015|Categories: Education|

As a part of Master Trainer Education 20 staff members have been trained in Birmingham. The participants represented 4 special schools and custody service for young people and have by now finished 6 days training in the program.  After doing additional training with supervision from the master trainer candidate, they will start training in classes.  In [...]

The 7th class of the post graduate education in Training Social Competence is graduated

2018-01-01T23:13:55+01:00December 2nd, 2014|Categories: Education|

The 7th class of the post graduate education is now graduated.  The students have presented their thesises which included topics like the effects of AART and SPT, motivation issues, implementation, brain Research in Connection With traumatic experiences, mindfullness and childrens influence on each other.  29 students were graduated among those 8 from Denmark.

The russian project is finished

2017-12-29T22:59:14+01:00September 30th, 2014|Categories: Education|

Since 2007 the ART Center at Diakonhjemmet University College in Norway was involved in the CYAR project.  CYAR stands for Children and Youth at Risk in the Barents Region of Russia and is collaboration between Norway, Sweden, Finland and North West Russia. ART and Family Ties were among the programs that have been disseminated to Russia.  Since [...]

32 new students graduate from the study in Training Social Competence in Norway

2018-01-01T23:14:39+01:00December 6th, 2013|Categories: Education|

32 students have now graduated from the continuing course in Training Social Competence at Diakonhjemmet University College, Sandnes Norway. The students have participated in 8 gatherings including also conducting either a SPT or an ART program.  The Research topic this time was motivational factors that influence these programs.  The students also have fulfilled their own projects and during the last [...]

Family Ties in Denmark

2018-01-01T23:14:45+01:00September 15th, 2013|Categories: Education|

Hosted by Bettina Hedegaard and Hedebocentret the first ever training in Family TIES took place in Herning during the first week of September. With the very amble and experienced tutoring from Kim Parker and Robert Calamé, 25 A.R.T. Trainers spent 3 days to learn the basic of Family TIES and achieved a very good starting point [...]

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