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Second Working Seminar at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki: Wednesday 9th of November 2016 at the School of Psychology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The second working seminar organised in the context of Re. Cri.Re, by the team of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki was held on Wednesday 9th of November 2016 at the School of Psychology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
The aim of the seminar was to present and discuss findings from Work Package 3 and to invite participants to further research activities planned to take place in the context of WP3. Evrinomy Avdi, associate professor in clinical psychology, scientific coordinator of Re.Cri.Re. on behalf of AUTH, and her colleagues, Anna Mylona and Ifigeneia Koutri, associate researchers, introduced the project rationale and the project’s research design and presented the findings of Work Package 3 of the project. More specifically, the findings of the synchronic and the diachronic analysis were presented and discussed with a focus on those findings concerning the symbolic universes in Greece. Also, the next steps of the Greek research team (Auth) concerning the implementation of focus groups with mental health and psychosocial support professionals were communicated to the seminar participants.
Twentythree mental health professionals from several local mental health and psychosocial intervention organizations as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students of the School of Psychology attended the seminar. Professionals from the following organization participated in the seminar: the Hellenic Center of Mental Health and Research, the Shelter for Women Victims of Domestic Violence, ARSIS-a non-governmental social association, and the Family Therapy Department of the Psychiatric Hospital of Thessaloniki. All participants attended the event with great interest.