The training programme conducted by Fondazione Mondo Digitale in Rome, Italy, involved 27 teachers, trainers, psychologists, psychotherapists and young people in a pilot training programme, characterized by moments of discussion and reflection on specific bullying related issues. Trainers on the project and the facilitators of the Fondazione Mondo Digitale used, among others, the innovative LEGO® Serious Play® and MTa methods to facilitate participants’ points of view, emotions and personal experiences while providing tools to stand against bullying.
The first meeting of the DisAbuse project took place today at Fondazione Mondo Digitale (MondoDigitale [site]). 13 young people with special educational needs and 12 teachers, trainers, and psychologists, talked about their bullying experiences today. They were able to learn from each other to recognize the phenomenon and to understand how they can cope and tackle bullying.
The Stop DisAbuse training course on combatting Disablist Bullying aimed at educating and empowering SEN/D users and those who work alongside them, is a modular course.
Final details for the sessions, the numbers, locations/dates all together for the pilot training phase were discussed. The next step is to start to prepare materials to advertise to target users.
The Anti Bullying Research and Resource Centre at DCU hosted its annual Stop Bullying Course Certificate of Achievements.
Awards for 15 couple learners (person with ID with a support person) on Monday 4th Dec in celebration to coincide with the International Day of People with Disabilities.