Childs right to be heard -seminar

Time: Friday 25.9.2015

Place: MaA 103, Jyväskylä University, Mattilanniemi Campus

Participants: professionals and students in different fields

Fee: no fee

Organizers: The Family Research Centre of the University of Jyväskylä and Haukkala Foundation

Language: English before lunch, Finnish after lunch

Registration: by Friday18.9.2015 to


Chair: Lea Pulkkinen, the Chair of Haukkala Foundation

10.00-10.10  Opening

Helena Rasku-Puttonen, Vice Rector

10.10-11.00   Why and how to listen to children? A child rights perspective

Professor Maria Herczog, Former member of the UN Child Rights Committee

11.00-11.50  Comments by the ombudsmen

Maria Kaisa Aula andTuomas Kurttila 

11.50-12.50   Lunch

12.50-13.10 The perspective of a foster family

13.10-13.45 The perspective of the child rights lawyers

Suvianna Hakalehto-Wainio, associate professor, University of East Finland

13.45-14.20 The perspective of social work

Johanna Hietamäki, researcher, the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki

14.20-14.50   Coffee

14.50-15.25 The perspective of child psychiatry

Andre Sourander, professor in child psychiatry, University of Turku

15.25-16.00 The perspective of psychology -emotional dimensions

Virpi Lahtiharju, psychologist in child psychiatry department of University Hospital in Helsinki

16.00-16.50 Panel discussion: How to advance multidisciplinary and multiprofessional training in child rights?

Chair professor Kimmo Jokinen

16.50-17.00 Conclusions

Professori Lea Pulkkinen

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