COUPLEMATTERS EVENTS IN FAMILIA
NEW SKILLS AND FRIENDS AS A DUO MOTHER & BABY GROUP FACILITATOR!
Are you the mother of an intercultural family or expecting a baby? Do you want to have something meaningful to do during the baby year? Would you like to learn new skills? Want to share your experiences and make new friends? We are now looking for volunteers to new Duo Mother & Baby groups starting next spring and registration for December’s training day is open. Due to the coronavirus situation the training is organized online (Teams) on Tuesday 1 December from 11 AM to 1 PM. Read more and sign up
DISCUSSION EVENING FOR PARENTS OF MULTICULTURAL TEENAGERS
Are you a parent of a multicultural teenager? Would you like to discuss language, identity and parenting teenagers in a multicultural context? Join our online interactive online workshop on 3.12.2020 (17-19). The event is mainly in English but Finnish and other languages can be used in discussion. More information and registration.
SEXUAL WELLBEING IN INTERCULTURAL RELATIONSHIPS: ONLINE WORKSHOP
Sexuality is one of the key elements of our lives and relationships. Intercultural couples navigate their sexual lives between the differences and similarities between sexual identities, experiences and cultures. However, there are very few resources to support that. The facilitator, Leena Mubarak, is a trained Sexuality Advisor and a Specialist in gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights in international development. She is providing a 4-hour English workshop, which will be divided into 2 days 5.12. & 12.12.2020. Sign up here.
NEW IN 2021! SUBSIDISED VACANTION
For the year 2021, Familia has got a subsidised family summer vacation for the period 20.6.-25.6.2021 at the Sports Center in Pajulahti. The vacation is organised in co-operation with the Maaseudun Terveys- ja Lomahuolto ry. The purpose of the vacation is to give families with kids an equal opportunity to take a rest.
NEW IN 2021! FAMILY WEEKEND CAMP
Familia and Lasten Kesä ry offer family camps in 2021 for families with kids. The camps are attended by a professional team of experienced instructors of Lasten Kesä who take care of the program and enjoyment. Familia will provide program for parents during the weekend (e.g. peer support moment or lecture of certain topic related to parenthood). During the program for adults, camp instructors take care of the children so parents can focus on conversations in peace. Lasten Kesä ry is responsible for registering for to the camps, billing, maintenance and for the camp program.
GUIDE FOR TEACHERS WORKING IN THE FIELD OF EARLY EDUCATION
Have a look at Diverse Families newly published early educational guide for professional educators and teachers. The guide provides information for working with children from diverse families especially in daycare and early education. The guide is only available in Finnish, and can be found from the website. You can also order printed version in advance by filling this form.
FAMILIA'S ACTIVITIES AND CORONA VIRUS INSTRUCTIONS
We are living during a global pandemic that is affecting the activities of organizations all over the world. We are taking the corona virus pandemic into consideration when organizing our autumn's activities. Here you can find instructions about safety measures we are taking. Let's take care of each other!