Public event

Preventive support and interventions for children and families -Japanese and Finnish practices

Registration deadline:
Kuvassa isä, lapsi ja äiti kävelemässä. Kuva:Pixabay
A seminar on the Japanese and Finnish practices of family support for personnel in hospitals, child health clinics and social work and for students and researchers in the field. The seminar is organised free of charge.

Registration 24 April at the latest


09.00-09.05 Opening remarks by Takuyo Satô, Japanese Council for Maternal and Infant Health Promotion
09.05-09.45 The Japanese perspective of supports for child-rearing families – in contrast to Finland Mutsuko Takahashi, Kibi International University
09.40-10.15 The issues on fathering in Japan – recent surveys on fathers’ roles Maiko Sutô, National Center for Child Health and Development
10.15- 10.30 Coffee & tea break ( at your own expense)
10.30 -11.00 The Japanese maternal and infant health professionals at the crossroads – in search of multi-professional collaboration for supporting parents with small children Masumi Imura, Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing
11.00-11.30 Issues of the comprehensive care system for children and their families in Japan – challenges with multi-professional support for preventive social work Chiemi Nakagawa, Osaka University of Human Sciences & Naomi Nakashima, Osaka City University
11.30-12.30 Lunch ( at your own expense)
12.30-13.00 Perheen riskiolojen puheeksiotto – BriefCAP työkaluna Eija Paavilainen, Tampere University ja Heidi Rantanen, Tampere University Hospital
13.00-14.15 Keskustelua riskiolojen puheeksiotosta videoiden avulla
14.30-16.00 Maternity yoga practice (with mini-lecture), Äitiysjoogaharjoitus ja luento Yoshie Ôno, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Vice Director of Obstetrics Outpatient

Welcome all interested in the subject!

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Further information

Lecturer Mari Laaksonen, TAMK,