sonia holubkova


... working with youngsters with and without disability supported my fantasy and creativity and I trust it can develop a better community for all....

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sonia holubkova

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Current occupation

Consulter for the persons with disability and their families, trainer in the social services, trainer in Youth in Action programme

Work experience

1990 – 1999 – adviser and member of the board of directors of Association for help to persons with intellectual
disability in Slovak Republic
1995 – 2017 – director of the board of the Land of Harmony
Foundation –organiser of 25 international festivals of creativity and fantasy, seminars, trips,
community activities for young people for inclusion
1996 – 1999 – member of advisory task force – project Phare – Decentralisation of social services in Slovak Republic
1996 – 2003 – teacher of psychology on secondary school
1999 – 2017 – trainer for Slovak NA IUVENTA – EVS program for all
2002 – 2017 – member of the board of SOCIA Foundation

Educational pathway

1.Education - Charles University Prague, Department of Philosophy Section of Psychology,Degree – PhDr, June 1980
2.Other education and training-
1989, 1991 Denmark Sonderjutland – services for persons with severe mental disability
1991Prague Charles University - Core Training of New Forms of Services provided by American Joint Distribution Committee New York
1995, 1996 USA – New York, Washington, Boston, San Francisco, Portland, Agency for International Development – Social Work
1999 – Bratislava -Training of Social Management provided by Personnel Prague
1999 – 2000 – Slovakia – Training of Supervision
2001 – Antwerp – JINT – Salto TC Inclusion – EVS
2002 – 2003 – Training of Trainers for European Youth
2005 - TC Comments for EVS mentors in Vienna
2010 - 2016 Person centred approach - New ways of Inclusion - Prague,Vienna, Madrid, Luebeck, Bratislava

Fields of training expertise

  • (intermediate) Animation
  • (intermediate) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (intermediate) Change Management
  • (intermediate) Citizenship Education
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (intermediate) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (expert) Creativity & Art
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (expert) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (expert) Drama & Theatre
  • (intermediate) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (expert) Equal Opportunities
  • (expert) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (advanced) Event Management
  • (intermediate) Financial Management
  • (expert) Fundraising
  • (intermediate) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (intermediate) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (intermediate) Health & Prevention
  • (expert) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (intermediate) International Youth Work
  • (expert) Labour Rights & Employment
  • (expert) Leadership Development
  • (intermediate) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (beginner) New Information Technologies
  • (intermediate) Open Space Technology
  • (intermediate) Organizational Management
  • (expert) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (intermediate) Peace Education
  • (intermediate) People Management & Cooperation
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (intermediate) Project Management
  • (intermediate) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (intermediate) Public Speaking
  • (intermediate) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (expert) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (beginner) Social Media
  • (advanced) Storytelling & Humour
  • (advanced) Time Management
  • (intermediate) Training of Trainers
  • (intermediate) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (expert) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Youth Information Work
  • (intermediate) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (intermediate) Youth Policy
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (expert) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (intermediate) European Institutions
  • (intermediate) International Youth Structures
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (expert) Children
  • (advanced) Families
  • (intermediate) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (intermediate) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (intermediate) Men's Issues & Groups
  • (intermediate) Minorities
  • (intermediate) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (beginner) Young People in/from Conflict Areas
  • (expert) Young People with a Mental Disability
  • (expert) Young People with a Physical Disability
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Sensory Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (intermediate) Asia
  • (intermediate) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (beginner) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Global Cooperation
  • (expert) Latin America
  • (intermediate) North-North Cooperation
  • (expert) South East Europe

Language Skills

  • (fluent) Czech
  • (good) English
  • (intermediate) French
  • (intermediate) German
  • (good) Polish
  • (good) Russian
  • (fluent) Slovak

Trainer references

  • Nordic Contact making seminar

    Awaiting validation (requested 2011-11-04)
    The training activity took place
    in Sundvollen, Norway
    organised by NA Norway
    March 2004
  • Enable 2003 TC on Inclusion

    Validated (2019-03-05)
    The training activity took place
    in Lučenec, Slovakia
    organised by SALTO Inclusion JINT Belgium
    april-may 2003
    Reference person

    Tony Geudens

    (Organiser and co-trainer)
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  • Demi is ready if you like it/ S chuťou do toho, púl je hotovo

    Validated (2019-02-01)
    The training activity took place
    in Pezinok, Slovakia
    organised by NA SK and NA CZ
    September 2009
    Reference person

    Tomáš Pešek

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  • creativity in mixed ability youth work

    Validated (2019-06-06)
    The training activity took place
    in Moli de Mar, vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain
    organised by fundació catalunya voluntária
    19.07.2010 - 26.07.2010
    Reference person

    Tereza Holubkova

    (member of organization team)
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  • On arrival training for EVS volunteers

    Validated (2019-01-25)
    The training activity took place
    in Senec Slovakia
    organised by NA SK
    March 5 - 9, 2012
    Reference person

    Jana Štrichelová

    (co- trainer)
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  • All inclusive

    Awaiting validation (requested 2019-05-13)
    The training activity took place
    in Bratislava
    organised by NA Slovakia
    16-20 March 2016

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This profile was last modified on 2017-02-09

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