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Document Typology: Training course
Target groups: Caregivers,Students
country Where It Took Place: Italy
Name of compiler: Sabrina Grigolo
name of institution: Gradenigo Hospital
role: Project Manager
language Of The Description: English
title: Elective activity –Parents’ Pedagogy- Turin University
description Of The Best Practice:
The course about Methodology Parents’ Pedagogy gives the students of the Nursing Degree Course of Turin University the opportunity to know and experience this methodology first hand. Narrative is the basic tool of Parents’ Pedagogy that involves parents and relatives of children and people with disability
Concrete experience in Parents Pedagogy with real and concrete witnesses in the lecture hall. Possibility of writing their own experience.
Quality indicators:
Use of means of parental pedagogy
Methodology Parents’ Pedagogy is not only a training path but also a mainly concrete experience of parents witnesses and personal stories.
The number of story-telling gathered during this courses represents a quality indicator of the effectiveness of this training path.
From the gathered narratives often emerge a reality which cannot be objectified. Students approach nursing profession with enthusiasm. The stories of their paths allow thinking about the contexts in which they sometimes are included. The most important result is having left a small trace on the need of giving parents space, their knowledge and their needs.

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