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Formentera hosts training on detecting and preventing suicide and self-harm

foto 2022 jornades assistenciaToday about 20 people took part in the first Warning Signs and Keys to Preventing Suicide and Self-Harm, a day-long conference hosted by the Consell de Formentera together with the Balearic Office for Children and Adolescents. Taking place in the Consell auditorium, the conference will feature discussion on the theoretical framework of the Suicide Observatory as well as highlight myths, risk factors, worry signs and preventive steps. Participants will also come away with practical tips on spotting suicidal ideation through questions and ways to intervene.

Rafael Ramírez, Councillor of Social Welfare, opened the event and shared his hopes that participants would find it useful. Nicole Haber, head of the Suicide Observatory, and Maria Dolores Gabaldón, social worker at the Mental Health Office of the Balearic Islands, led the conference.

3 May 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

Talk on emotional education crowns 'Talks for Families' lecture series

At 5.00pm on Thursday 5 May, Raül Genovés, who holds a PhD in Philosophy and is a specialist in emotional management, will conclude the 'Talks for families' lecture series with a talk entitled "Emotional education for families and teachers" in the auditorium of the Formentera Day Centre.

Organised by the Formentera Office of Social Welfare, the fourth 'Talks for Families' has included nine talks since it started last year on 21 October. To make it easier for parents to attend, the talks also include a babysitting service for children three and up.
 
28 April 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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Formentera hosts conference on detecting and preventing suicide and self-harm

On 3 May, the Formentera Offices of Social Welfare and Youth together with the Balearic Office for Children and Adolescents will host a conference on detection and first steps for the prevention of suicide and self-harm.

The event will take shape from 11.30am to 2.30pm and 4.00pm to 7.00pm in the Consell auditorium. Besides the theoretical rubric of the Suicide Observatory [Observatori del Suïcidi, OS], discussion in the morning will dispel myths and shed light on risk factors, motives for concern and preventive steps. In the afternoon participants will learn practical tools to spot suicidal ideation through questions and tips on how to intervene.

The conference will be given by OS chief Nicole Haber and Maria Dolores Gabaldón, social worker at the Mental Health Office of the Balearic Islands.

Interested parties can register here.

21 April 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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Course on serving alcohol responsibly rescheduled to Monday 2 May

The Formentera Office of Social Welfare is inviting individuals actively employed at music and dance venues, particularly bar staff and managers, to take part in a Monday 2 May course on responsible alcohol service and risk reduction. The course is free and can be taken from 10.00am to 12 noon or 5.00pm to 7.00pm in the Consell de Formentera auditorium. Participants must be 18 years old at the time of training and must complete registration by 29 April via e-mail (educaciosocial@conselldeformentera.cat) indicating their full name, telephone number and preferred timetable.

The course is part of the Consell de Formentera's campaign 'No t'ofeguis a l'alcohol' [Don't Drown in Alcohol] with collaboration from Fundación Salud y Comunidad, the Small- and Medium-Sized Business Group of Formentera (Pimef), the Chamber of Commerce and the Formentera Hotel Federation.

12 April 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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Visiting mobile consulate to bring services closer to Ecuadorian citizens on Formentera

The Formentera Office of Social Welfare is pleased to report that the Consulate of the Republic of Ecuador, with logistical support and collaboration from the FOSW immigration service, will offer consular services to Ecuadorian citizens residing on the island of Formentera. The mobile consulate programme will be offered 22 and 23 April 2022. Friday 22 April from 12 noon to 7.00pm, and Saturday 23 April from 9.00am to 7.00pm.

The mobile consulate will be stationed in the FOSW's new offices in Es Brolls (Formentera Day Centre), Sant Francesc. Ecuadorian residents on Formentera will be able to register births, deaths and marriages and obtain related certificates, as well as other formalities like those involving powers of attorney, apostilles for documents, criminal record certificates and changing a voter's address on file.

Scheduling appointments

To schedule an appointment for this mobile consulate on Formentera, Ecuadorian citizens must send an e-mail to econsulado@gmail.com, including their full name and surname, Ecuadorian passport or identity card number and telephone number, as well as a description of the type of consular service they wish to request.

The mobile consulate will not renew identity cards or issue Ecuadorian passports. These services can be requested at an in-person appointment at the Consulate of Ecuador in Palma. For more information on these services, please send an e-mail to consuladointerno@gmail.com and provide your contact information.


7 April 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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