This is a reference for Vitalii Volodchenko

From Life Balance to Global Responsibility

The training activity took place
in Liepaja, Latvia
organised by RASIO Perspektiva
19-28 September 2018

Aims & objectives

Objectives of this project:
Increase awareness about Life Balance in the frame of Global Responsibility among youth workers
Empower youth workers with tools, methods and ways to understand Life Balance and Global Responsibility and act as multipliers on these issues
Create a shift in youth minds from personal to Global Responsibility
Create space for youth workers who work in the field of health and Life Balance, to exchange ideas and share teaching methods.
Develop a guidebook for youth workers about Life Balance in the frame of Global Responsibility, which will contain knowledge, tools, resources and materials.

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

26 youth workers, social workers, group leaders, youth leaders from Austria, Latvia, Italy, Spain, Malta, Poland, Romania.

Training methods used & main activities

Main themes and methods used:
1) Healthy lifestyle principles: Mallow pyramid, wheel of life
2) The debate about Problems, which infects our way of living (stress, smoking, fast food, lack of money for healthy food and others)
3) Role-Play: How to fight with problems that is unbalancing our life
4) Theatre and Creative Presentation - Lifestyle, My life, How I see my life in future? Is that’s the way how I want to live?
5) Mind, Body, Soul - non-formal methods for balancing the 3 elements in our personal, professional life
6) World Balance Board game- role-playing, elevator pitch, 6 Bono hat, debate
7) The debate about mission, passion, profession

Outcomes of the activity

Various non-formal activities designed for this project are meant to leave a mark on the participants’ lives on a physical, psychological and mental level. Thus, participants by starting taking care of their personal Life Balance will move from the individual to society and the world, from local to Global. Practical knowledge they gain during this TC and exchange with other youth workers, they will significantly improve, motivation to work in the field of health, Life Balance, Global Responsibility, the satisfaction of their work, sense of initiative and thus their future career perspectives.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Co-trainer - Training and facilitation for
the whole period of the implementation of the
training course together with Diana Vestineanu

I worked on this training for 8 days days as a full time trainer.

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