Event schedule


Day 1 - April 19th


09.00 - 09.30

Welcome coffee - Check-in and delivery of documentation: “Mihai Eminescu” Central University Library


09.30 - 10.45

The Importance of Parental Education

Opening Session:

  • Pieter BULT - UNICEF in Romania Representative
  • Camelia GAVRILĂ - President of the Committee for Education, Science, Youth, and Sport, Chamber of Deputies
  • Liviu POP - President of the Committee for Education, Science, Youth, and Sport, Romanian Senate
  • Marian ȘERBESCU - Iasi County Prefect
  • Jean ROLANDO - General Manager, Caminante, France
  • Mihaela ONOFREI - Vice Rector „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi
  • Genoveva Aurelia FARCAŞ - General School Inspector, County School Inspectorate of Iasi
  • Florin ION - County Director, DGASPC Iasi.
  • Moderators: Daniela COJOCARU („Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi) and Luminiţa COSTACHE (UNICEF)


10.45 - 11.15

Coffee break


11.15 - 13.30

Plenary Session:

  • Nuria FUENTES PELÁEZ (University of Barcelona, Spain): Improving the practice in child protection system through the participatory research partnerships
  • Marco IUS (University of Padua, Italy): Supporting parents that experience vulnerability. The implementation of P.I.P.P.I. in Italy
  • Luminiţa COSTACHE (UNICEF in Romania): UNICEF initiatives to promote parenting education and parental support in Romania
  • Larisa VÎRTOSU (UNICEF in Republic of Moldova): Sharing experience from Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Region
  • Ştefan COJOCARU („Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi / HoltIS, Romania): HoltIS Experiences on Parenting Education in Romania


13.30 - 14.00

Transfer to Ramada Hotel


14.00 - 15.30



15.30 - 18.00

Higinio TRUJILLO VALENCIA, Enric GÓMEZ - Eduvic (Spain): Creative song în positive parenting.

Amma ANANE-AGYEI, Sheila LEIGHTON, Jennipher BAGOT - AFS (UK): Culturalgram: assessing the parenting of Migrant parents or carers, including Black Africans parents or carers.

Marco IUS, Diego DI MASI, Ombretta ZANON - LabRIEF (Italy): Parents are resources! Working with vulnerable families in group setting

Ştefan COJOCARU, Iulia ZĂGAN - HoltIS & Daniela GHEORGHE - FONPC (Romania): Anger & stress management


Day 2 - April 20th


08.45 - 10.45

Ramada Hotel, Plenary Session:

  • Rosanna CIMA (University of Verona): The "Orientarsi" tool and the mirror effect
  • Anne-Marie DOUCET-DAHLGREN (University of Paris-Nanterre, France): Looking at mother- young children interactions in vulnerable situation
  • Ion IONESCU („Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi) & Marion LE ROY DAGEN (Erasme, France): Returning to the family. The return of the family
  • Daniela COJOCARU („Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi): Romanian research in parenting education: Results and challenges


10.45 - 11.15

Coffee break


11.15 - 13.45

Meirav TAL-MARGALIT - "David Yellin" Academic College (ISRAEL): STREAM – Somatic Experiencing & Dance – Movement Therapy approach for resilient parents

Marco IUS, Vivienne MARTINEZ, Louis-Albert BARRERA, Marie-Annick LARROUY - Caminante (France): Working with emotions in situations of parent-child tension.

Enric GÓMEZ, Higinio TRUJILLO VALENCIA - Eduvic (Spain): Family sculpting in positive parenting.

Cătălin-George FEDOR - HoltIS (Romania) & Elena MIGLIAVACCA, Susanna BISSOLI - Casa di Ramia (Italy): Mothering at distance


Universitat de Barcelona - GRISIJ
Università di Padova - LabRIEF
Università di Verona
David Yellin Academic College of Education
CAMINANTE Association
African Families Service - UK
Casa di Ramia - Comune di Verona