Study Session: “Mind the gap: Supporting young disabled people’s right to live independently and to be included in the community through exploring mental health as a disability issue"
17 June -22 June 2019, European Youth Centre Strasbourg

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.


Participant profile

- 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 ss2019.mindthegap@gmail.com

Untitled Title
First Name/ Given Name (as written in your passport) *
Please write your First Name/Given Name (as written in your passport) in CAPITAL LETTERS (e.g. ANNE)
Your answer
Family Name/ Surname (as written in your passport) *
Please write your Family Name/Surname (as written in your passport) in CAPITAL LETTERS (e.g. SMITH)
Your answer
Preferred name
What name do you prefer to be called by organizing team and participants, e.g. Anne).
Your answer
Date of birth (as written in your passport) *
What is your date of birth (dd/mm/yy)? Please, write your answer as written in your passport
Your answer
Your gender *
Please, write your answer here
Country of Residence *
Where do you live permanently? (e.g. Hungary)
Your answer
Nationality (as written in your passport) *
What is your nationality? (e.g. Hungarian)
Your answer
Your Email address *
What is your email address? (e.g. example@example.com)
Your answer
Your Mobile Phone Number
What is your mobile phone number? (Please include country code e.g. +44 for UK)
Your answer
Which organisation are you applying with? *
(Only for those who are applying with ENIL): Do you work with or get support from any other organisations? If yes, which organisation(s)?
Your answer
(Only for those who are applying with ENIL): Would you like to join the ENIL Youth network?
To which level can you understand and communicate in English? *
What other languages do you speak and to what level?
Your answer
Why do you want to take part in the study session? (Maximum words 300)
Your answer
What is your experience in the areas of disability, mental health, and human rights? (Maximum words 300)
Your answer
What does Independent Living mean to you? (Maximum words 100)
Your answer
What does mental health mean to you? (Maximum words 100)
Your answer
How would you describe the relationship between disability and mental health? (Maximum words 200):
Your answer
Please describe three key skills or competencies you could contribute to the study session. (Maximum words 100)
Your answer
How will you share the knowledge and skills gained from the study session with others in your own organisation or community? (Maximum words 100)
Your answer
Are you a disabled person / do you have a disability? *
Do you have / have you had a mental health difficulty? *
Will you need to bring a personal assistant or support person? This can include a mental health supporter.
Please let us know if you need any of the following in order to be able to be included in the study session?
Would you like us to share your name and contact details with other participants, in the case your application is successful?
Any other comments or anything we need to know?
Your answer
Submit
Never submit passwords through Google Forms.
This content is neither created nor endorsed by Google. Report Abuse - Terms of Service