Guidebook for Empowerment Training

Empowerment and User involvement in the creation of social services requires a skill set, practice and experience which can be trained. The SEMPRE partnership has developed and piloted training modules for service provider staff in different countries and contexts.

In the "SEMPRE Guidebook for Empowerment Training" you will find many useful tips and guidance how to practice empowerment through action learning - an applied methodology of teaching and learning "empowerment".

You can download the Guidebook for Empowerment Training here.

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Additional supporting material you will find under resources


Watch an informative video to learn about the concept of Action Learning:


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Final transnational meeting in Hamburg concludes SEMPRE project... for the time being

Published: 2019-01-31
SEMPRE partners have met for the finalisation of the project on 23 and 24 January 2019 in the Ecomenical Forum HafenCity in Hamburg, Germany. An emotional good-bye feedback round as well as some last work session to finalise the remaining outputs and succesfully close the project were all part of this last SEMPRE meeting.

SEMPRE has won the Poster Award in a Social and Health Care seminar in Vaasa, Finland

Published: 2019-01-15
The SEMPRE project in the University Consortium Chydenius was awarded a best poster in the Social and Health Care seminar in Vaasa. The SEMPRE was originally presented in Dublin World Conference in July 2018.

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