The study session will be organized by the European Network on Independent Living Youth Network and the Euro Youth Mental Health, in partnership with the Council of Europe. You can find more information about the study session by following this LINK https://enil.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/StS19_Open-Call-Invitation-Template.docx
The aim is to support young people’s right to live independently and to be included in the community through exploring mental health as a disability issue. The specific goals are- To provide participants the necessary knowledge and skills to understand the common ground on which disability and mental health meet,- To support participants to realize the essential role of Independent Living as a human right that applies to all people equally facilitating inclusion in society,- To encourage participants to explore disablism, to reflect on their intersectional identities and to develop an identity that is based on pride,- To empower participants to be leaders in promoting mental health, Independent Living, and human rights of young people.
- We are looking for motivated participants who identify/have identified themselves as DISABLED or having A MENTAL HEALTH DIFFICULTY and who have experience or an interest in the areas of disability, mental health, and/or human rights.- Participants should be willing to share what they have learned in their local groups or communities following the study session. - The study session will be in English and speech-to-text service; therefore participants must be confident in either of these. - The call is open to all residents of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe and parties to the European Cultural Convention (Belarus, Holy See, and Kazakhstan).
Participants must be 18-35 years old. Participants will be selected based on their application questions and the selection team will ensure there is a gender, geographical and organisational balance for the study session. The specific needs of prospective participants are not part of the selection criteria. Therefore, we urge you to be honest and open about your access needs for the study session so we can best accommodate every person and ensure the right support structures are in place from as early as possible.
Application deadline: 22 February 2019 (23:59 CET)
If you have any additional questions or require the application form in an alternative format, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org