If one or both parents of the family moving to another country is a major change. In order to cope and adapt with a change of this scale, one needs an effective support network. There is a need to raise awareness and train professionals to notice and handle the problems emerging when parent(s) or the whole family moves abroad.
Mostly Estonians move to Finland for work-related reasons. Rapid changes have caused challenges for people and social systems both in Finland and in Estonia.
The goal of the REGI-project is to give a contribution in solving problems and challenges related to work migration. Social work professionals and pedagogues will be trained to notice challenges related to work migration before they grow to be problems.
As a research was conducted among school personnel and as well as the social workers of the West-Viru county, the input gathered from them had an utmost importance for compilation of the training programmes.
Training course for professionals Starts in November 2016 and consists of 5 training days: