The training course will bring together 30 youth workers from Slovenia, Croatia and Romania to exchange their experience, test out the new mobile app for youth workers, learn about some methods to support participation of young people and learn about tools that can be used to support youth with mental health issues (for example “5 steps of psychological first aid”). The training course will comprise of 3 parts: online self-paced module 4-day residential training personal project (testing out the mobile app in your works with youth). One of the aims is to create a community of youth workers so we ask all the participants to participate in all stages of the training and share their experience with others. Program of the training course: The program will comprise of approximately 8 working hours per day and include several breaks and free time to explore Maribor and socialize in a more non-formal setting to encourage networking and experience sharing between participants. A draft schedule is provided in the infopack. The detailed schedule will be sent to the participants upon selection. 20. 3. is arrival day (we expect all the participants to arrive before dinner) and 24. 3. is departure day. This training course is part of the You(th)App project. About You(th)App project Objectives of the project – Based on the needs of youth workers in the 3 participating countries (Slovenia, Romania, Croatia), the objectives are to: – raise the quality of youth work by using alternative methods – strengthen the capacity of youth workers in their work without an online connection and, as a result, the competence of young people for participation and implementation of youth work – strengthen the knowledge and competences of 30 youth workers – promote the recognition of the profession of youth worker and youth work among target groups Activities: – Research WP , where an analysis of the state and existing materials, tools and accessories for youth workers was made; – Training WP, where a new, online module for youth workers is being developed and training will be conducted for youth workers from three countries; – Development WP, where we will design an application in 4 languages, program it, publish it for download, and perform testing and upgrading in the meantime to ensure the highest quality and usability; – Dissemination WP. The project is co-funded by the Eramus+ Programme of the European Union.

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