The Scientific and Practical Conference "The Green Yard in the Field of Parenting and Early Childhood Development. Françoise Dolto's Intellectual Heritage" is to be held on 7th October at Second Auditorium at MU - Varna.
The conference is the first event under a project, initiated by the Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology at the Faculty of Public Health, with the support of the French Institute in Bulgaria. The aim of the project is to create a Centre for Early Socialization and Prevention of Children Aged 0-3 Years. "The Green Yard", following the example of hundreds of similar centres in the world, will be a special place for the youngest and their parents. In a cozy and peaceful environment, in the presence of professionals, monitoring the child behavior, the children are going to make their first steps in socialization, and the parents will be able to get advice from psychologists, speech therapists, pediatricians, pedagogy specialists. The Centre will adapt, implement and develop the ideas of the French psychoanalyst and a pioneer in the child analysis Françoise Dolto and of the already established Bulgarian experience at the founded in 2015 such Centre in Sofia.
The meeting is open to a wide range of specialists - medical (doctors, nurses, midwives, rehabilitators), and non-medical (psychologists, speech therapists, social workers, teachers, pedagogy specialists, students) as well as to the parents of the youngest. The Scientific and Practical Conference is essential for the presentation of the project to the Varna public. Its main goal is to familiarize the experts with Françoise Dolto's ideas and to create a team that will begin the specific work under the project.
Everyone willing to join the conference can do so by filling in and following the instructions in the Registration Form. The submission deadline is 3rd October.
The Programme includes six lectures by three leading specialists from France and Bulgaria, Françoise Dolto's followers, with plenty of years of practical experience in the work with the teams of the "Green House" ("The Green Yard") in France and Bulgaria. These are the child psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Myriam Szejer, the psychoanalyst Marie-Christine Laznik, and the consultant on early signs of autism Assoc. Prof. Monika Bogdanova, DSc – a psychoanalyst, lecturer at the Faculty of Pedagogy at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski and a founder of the first "Green Yard" in Bulgaria.
The organizers of the event provide consecutive translation from French into Bulgarian and English (for the international students at MU-Varna).