Family Mentor in community – competences and readiness for recognition

EU-Programme: Erasmus+, KA2, Strategic Partnerships for Adult Education
Coordination: VsI Skudutiskio akademija, Vilnius, Lithuania
Duration: September 2018 – August 2020

Family mentor in community is simply vital to any family in difficulty. Specialists, in direct contact with families, do not have necessary comprehensive approach (emotional, social, practical) to encourage family members to seek help, identify their real needs and solve problems.

Project outputs development will support policy developments and strengthen possibility  to become constructive mentor in emotional, social, and practical support and how to encourage family members to identify their real needs  and find internal resources  to solve problems.

The project activities complies with Europe 2020 strategy initiative “An agenda for new skills and jobs” empowering people by developing their skills  and competences throughout the life learning with a view to increase labour participation,  help to ensure social and territorial cohesion and people in rural areas  getting help are enabled to live in dignity and take an active part in society.

The Family Mentor project by promoting cooperation, exchanging transnational good practices, pooling joint initiatives will develop and implement innovations in adult education and readiness for competences recognition at national and European level. The project innovative outputs “Guidelines for the recognition of family mentor competences” and “Self-reflection tool for family mentor” can be directly applied in practical adult training.

The Family Mentor project’s aims – pooling partners experience and practices to develop innovative outputs for family mentor in community training, assessment of competences and readiness for recognition.

Project Nº 2018-1-LT01-KA204-047030

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.