COST ACTION IS 1210 Training school in Malta

The training school took place in  Msida, Malta between  9 November – 11 November 2015, and RSBDF was present with lecturer focusing on vocational education


The training school addressed the following topics via lectures, reflective exercises and group work during the 3 days.

  • The psychology of Appearance
  • Who are the marginalised and socially disadvantaged groups in Europe?
  • The impact of belonging to a disadvantaged group on childhood, adolescence & adulthood
  • The social and cultural impact in relation to marginalised and socially disadvantaged groups
  • How do we reach these groups in our different fields of specialities – education, vocational training, public health, medical settings
  • How do we assess appearance dissatisfaction in marginalised and socially disadvantaged groups?
  • Research methods and methodological challenges
  • Data collection methods & response formats
  • Case studies based upon clinical and observational experiences

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