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Afonso Bértolo

About:

I’m free-lance trainer, mentor and youth worker.
Since 2009 I’ve been involved in community intervention and working with groups in several international contexts: Portugal, Hungary, Guinea-Bissau, Bulgaria and the Netherlands.
My main areas of work are personal development and coaching with a strong focus on movement and body awareness; mentoring of young people with fewer opportunities; media as an educational tool.

Afonso Bértolo has 8 references for past work as a trainer.

Afonso Bértolo

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Current occupation

Free-lance Trainer, Facilitator, Youth Worker, Mentor

Work experience

Since 2009 I’ve been involved in community intervention and working with groups in several international contexts, in and outside Europe.
Under the frame of Erasmus+/YiA I have been involved in the organization and facilitation of 8 Training Courses and 7 YE, I've mentored 4 Short-term EVS projects for young people with fewer opportunities in a total of 960 hours, and coordinated 1 long-term EVS project.
Outside Erasmus+, I've been involved in personal development and coaching training courses (15 in total) around Europe, and cooperation and development projects involving community development through youth work and HIV/AIDS counseling training for health care workers in Guinea-Bissau.

Educational pathway

I've finished my Master degree in Clinical Psychology in ISPA, Lisbon in 2008.
I'm a certified trainer and I've attended several trainings and workshops on: Coaching, Personal Development, Somatic Work, Theatre, Dance, Youth Participation, Media for Education.

Fields of training expertise

  • (advanced) Animation
  • (advanced) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (advanced) Communication Skills
  • (advanced) Creativity & Art
  • (advanced) Drama & Theatre
  • (beginner) Environment & Ecology
  • (beginner) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (intermediate) Equal Opportunities
  • (intermediate) Event Management
  • (beginner) Global Education
  • (intermediate) Health & Prevention
  • (intermediate) International Youth Work
  • (intermediate) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (beginner) Peace Education
  • (advanced) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (intermediate) Project Management
  • (intermediate) Public Speaking
  • (advanced) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (beginner) Social Media
  • (intermediate) Storytelling & Humour
  • (beginner) Training of Trainers
  • (intermediate) Volunteer Programmes
  • (advanced) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (advanced) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA1) European Voluntary Service
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking

Working with specific target groups

  • (intermediate) Children
  • (advanced) Intercultural Teams
  • (advanced) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (intermediate) Minorities
  • (beginner) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (beginner) Young People in/from Conflict Areas
  • (beginner) Young People with a Mental Disability
  • (beginner) Young People with a Physical Disability
  • (beginner) Young People with a Sensory Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (intermediate) Africa

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (intermediate) French
  • (beginner) Hungarian
  • (fluent) Portuguese
  • (fluent) Spanish

Other languages

Kriol Guinea-Bissau

Trainer references

  • Coach Me Coach You

    Validated (2018-03-16)
    The training activity took place
    in Doni Lozen, Bulgaria
    organised by AEIESEC Bulgaria
    29th October - 7th November 2013
    Reference person

    Panagiotis Mamouzakis

    (Trainer)
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  • Practicing Coaching and Mentoring Training

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-04-01)
    The training activity took place
    in Ommen, the Netherlands
    organised by Sticthing Olde Vechte
    2013-2017 (10 editions)
  • Event Wise training

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-03-30)
    The training activity took place
    in Ommen, the Netherlands
    organised by Sticthing Olde Vechte
    2012-2016 (6 editions)
  • Make It Work

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-03-20)
    The training activity took place
    in Širvintos, Lithuania
    organised by Synergy LT
    28.09 - 06.10.2013
  • The Next Step

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-08-18)
    The training activity took place
    in Aukštadvaris, Lithuania
    organised by VsI Synergy LT
    16th to 22nd May 2017
  • Youthworker 2.0

    Validated (2018-08-13)
    The training activity took place
    in Hollókő, Hungary
    organised by INEX-SDA
    20th to 26th February 2017
    Reference person

    Lenka Polcerova

    (Organiser)
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  • The Difference Between - Creative tools for Communication and Connection

    Validated (2017-11-22)
    The training activity took place
    in Hollókő, Hungary
    organised by Egyesek Youth Association
    31st October - 6th November 2017
    Reference person

    Eszter Korányi

    (Trainer)
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  • Expanding Routes: The Difference Between training course

    Validated (2017-11-22)
    The training activity took place
    in Ommen, the Netherlands
    organised by Connecting Routes
    11-18 March 2017
    Reference person

    Ezster Korányi

    (Trainer, co-creator & Organiser)
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This profile was last modified on 2017-11-20

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