Program Agenda

July 17-31, 2019 (last updated 12:19am, July 17, 2019)

A bus will transport students to the UoC Campus and elsewhere from across from Capsis Astoria Hotel for morning lectures (departs at 9:30am Plateia Eleftherias/1:15pm UoC). The room at UoC for all lectures is 7A Auditorium (postgraduate wing).

Except for events marked for public engagement, all other activities are for registered participants and collaborators only.

Select morning lectures (in English language) can be attended for free by 4th ΤΟΜΥ Staff and students from UoC, and the Departments of Social Work and Nursing (Former TEI/Hellenic Mediterranean University) with prior permission.

If you would like to come to any of the lectures, please contact Marientina Gotsis gotsis@usc.edu.


Day 1 | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

10am-1pm
LECTURES/DISCUSSION (UoC Campus)

  • Welcome & introductory presentations by faculty and students
  • Intro to core concepts of lifespan perspective, compassionate care, experiential design, narrative medicine – Marientina Gotsis & Christos Lionis
  • “The Greek Experience: Hellenisms and Contemporary Culture” – Katerina Zacharia

2-5pm
MUSEUM VISIT (Heraklion Historical Museum – registered participants have free access for the duration of the school and your names have been provided at the front desk)

9-11pm
DINNER (Parasties, Chandakos 81, Heraklion 71202 – dinner is included for registered participants only)

Day 2 | Thursday, July 18, 2019

10am-1pm
LECTURES/DISCUSSION (UoC Campus)

  • Science of Early Childhood (Executive Function, Emotion Regulation, Public Health Impact) – Marientina Gotsis
  • Intervention Case Studies:
    • The Brain Architecture Game
    • Octobo

2-5pm
MUSEUM VISIT (Heraklion Archaeological Museum, guided tour of special exhibit “Daedalus” by museum Archaeologist Eirini Nikolakopoulou 2:30-4pm)

7-9pm
PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT EVENT @ Comeet Creative Space, Louka Petraki 3, Iraklio 71306.

Day 3 | Friday, July 19, 2019

10am-1pm
LECTURES/DISCUSSION (School of Health Sciences, Hellenic Mediterranean University/Laboratory of Health and Road Safety, Estavromenos 71003, Heraklion)

  • The Science of Adolescence & Early Adulthood (Autonomy, Resilience, Self-Concept) – Marientina Gotsis
    • Intervention Case Studies:
      • Adventurous Dreaming Highflying Dragon
      • RYGB Rhythm & Dance Games
  • Adolescent risky driving behavior at LaHeRS Laboratory at Hellenic Mediterranean University – Maria Papadakaki
    • Demo: Driving simulation technology in road safety promotion among teens

Afternoon
OPEN

8-10pm
PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT EVENT @ Social Space Kalokairinos Foundation, Monis Agkarathou 9, Iraklio 712 02 (time is tentative)

  • Film screening and discussion of Thank You For Playing (2015) with Greek Subtitles – Event details https://www.facebook.com/events/1047553528773062/
  • When Ryan and Amy Green learned that their baby son Joel’s rare cancer was terminal, Ryan, an independent game developer, found solace in the only creative outlet he knew: a video game, the critically acclaimed “That Dragon, Cancer.” The documentary tracks the spiritual journal of a family whose faith is tested while they struggle to memorialize their son’s short life.

Day 4 | Saturday, July 20, 2019

All-day (8:30am-10pm) group excursion – Spinalogka Tour + Plaka Beach/Elounda. Transportation cost is included for registered students only. Others can join on their own.

Day 5 | Sunday, July 21, 2019

OPEN DAY

Day 6 | Monday, July 22, 2019

10am-1pm
LECTURES/DISCUSSION (UoC Campus)

  • Formative research methods: Behind the scenes of research studies.

Afternoon
OPEN

7-9pm
Private Creative Workshop for registered students only

Day 7 | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

10am-1pm
LECTURES/DISCUSSION (UoC Campus)

  • Screening of short documentary FUNNY GIRL (Ένα Αστείο Κορίτσι, 2019) with English subtitles
  • The multidisciplinary approach to chronic illness and the chronic care model, caregiving for self and others, self-care, self-management, self-actualization, resilience
  • Lessons from running a local health unit (community primary healthcare) in Heraklion (a.k.a. 4th TOMY) – Foteini Anastasiou

Afternoon :
OPEN

8-10pm
PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT EVENT @ Social Space Kalokairinos Foundation, Monis Agkarathou 9, Iraklio 712 02 (time is tentative)

Day 8 | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

10am-1pm
LECTURES/DISCUSSION (UoC Campus)

  • Policy-focus on palliative care, dignity care, severe mental illness, frailty, decision-making, legacy – Christos Lionis & Marientina Gotsis
  • Breaking the bad news: Do’s and Don’ts for health professionals  (lecture with experiential activities) – Maria Papadakaki
  • Intervention Case Studies – Marientina Gotsis
    • Healing Spaces
    • VR Pain Suite

Afternoon :
OPEN

6-9pm 
GROUP ACTIVITY Feldenkreis Workshop @ Hotel Irini, 4 Idomeneos Str, Iraklio 712 02 (cost for this is included already for students registered in the workshop)

Day 9 | Thursday, July 25, 2019

10am-1pm
LECTURES/DISCUSSION (UoC Campus)

  • Urban and Rural Healthcare Challenges and Opportunities in Implementing Compassionate Care – Christos Lionis
  • Lessons from Around the World: Primary Care, Institutes of Social Care & Charitable Organizations – Manolis Symvoulakis
  • Challenges and Opportunities in providing social care to vulnerable populations: homelessness, refugees, Roma, etc. – Maria Papadakaki
  • Short documentary film screening of award-winning Blessings & Vows (2018) (trailer) – Katerina Zacharia 

Afternoon :
OPEN

8-10pm
PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT EVENT @ Social Space Kalokairinos Foundation, Monis Agkarathou 9, Iraklio 712 02 (time is tentative)

Day 10 | Friday, July 26, 2019

10am-1pm
LECTURES/DISCUSSION (UoC Campus)

  • Intro to Special Topic: The Human Sense of Balance – Development, Injury, Disease, Degeneration, Resilience, Restoration
  • Evidence-based and Novel Evaluation Methods of Balance for Every Age
  • Intervention Case Studies
    • Cognitive-Motor Assessment and Rehabilitation in Parkinson’s Disease

Afternoon & Evening :
Group meetings

Day 11 | Saturday, July 27, 2019

  • Group meetings

Day 12 | Sunday, July 28, 2019

  • Group meetings

Day 13 | Monday, July 29, 2019

  • Group meetings

Day 14 | Tuesday, July 30, 2019

  • Group meetings

Day 15 | Wednesday, July 31, 2019

  • 10am-1pm
  • PRESENTATIONS & CLOSING CEREMONY (UoC Campus)
  • TBD Evening Dinner