F R  I T

PROGRAM  of  13th  Conference 

Home-less  &  Home-first

dignity  &  belonging   -   health  &  wellbeing

ROME  6 - 7 - 8   March  2013 

Sede Centrale CNR


Wednesday,    6  March  :  PROGRAM  of  VISITS *     from  14:00  to 18:00    

14:00 - 15:00

VISITS :  REGISTRATION  at  Conference Centre  C N R
 Piazzale Aldo Moro 7 -  00185 Roma10 min . walking from Central Termini Station
In C N R  meeting point with the guide who will lead to the service reserved for visit

15:00 - 18:00

Visits  to services that work for the homeless and the mentally ill people.    (cf.  visits registration )
Through the exchange of experiences, evaluation of innovative projects, the proposal of  priorities, we will underline the possibility of exceeding the assistantship for participation.
Make your  choice in  registration for where you can find the link with each of this centres :

  Sala Operativa Social - SOS - Comune di Roma;      Centro di accoglienza Comune di Roma;   ASL RM C  and Laboratorio
  per Reinserimento lavorativo;      Centro accoglienza S Giacinta - 
Ostello Don Luigi di Liegro -  Caritas - Ambulatorio -
  Caritas Via Marsala;      Centro Esercito della 
salvezza;      Comunità terapeutica - ASL RMA;     Centro Accoglienza
Egidio - per Migranti -  S. Maria Trastevere;      Istituto St Gallicano;      Museo della mente,  Santa Maria della Pietà

19:00 - 20:00

Welcome Cocktail    


      * The visits program has been anticipated from Thursday to Wednesday afternoon,
         in order to facilitate the participation in complete conference program also of  participants who
         arrive Wednesday evening in Rome.

Thursday         7  March     

  Plenary  Session : opening conference  at  09:00
Introduction : 

9:00 to 9:30

OPENING  :  AT-HOME - CITIZENSHIP - MEMBERSHIP:  dignity and well-being  on crisis time.

Poverty is not a fatality. The social determinants should not be deterministic to justify social inequality.

What is the part of the complexity of the problem of individual responsibility and failure of the system?  How social cohesion and participation in citizenship could become crucial for a new inclusive solidarity, which is the pillar on which is based the European Social Charter?

09:30 - 11:00

 SESSION 1.  : HOME-less & home-FIRST  -  Right and Access to citizens rights
discussant  :          Charles Frazer  ,

09:30 - 10:15  

·   Home-first:  "Re solution on the EU Strategy for the homeless",  by Karima Delli, 
    Member of Parliament
European rapporteur for the resolution homelessness
    (cf. The homeless on the streets... )

-   Discussion

10:15 - 11:00  

·   HOUSING FIRST : an (Human)ecologic and collaborative approach to overcome
     homelessness . 
  by Prof Jose Ornelas,  “Casas Primeiro”  Lisbon (PT)

-   Discussion

11:00 - 11:30

 Coffee break

11:30 - 13:30

 SESSION 2.  : HEALTH  - mental health  and  well-being
-   discussant :  

11:00 - 11:30

 Coffee break

11 : 30 - 12:15  

·   Empowerment and Assets for Health and Wellbeing: Creating Community Resilience and
     promoting Salutogenic Conditions.  By Dr Erio Ziglio WHO - Regional Office for Europe
    -  Discussion

12:15 - 13:00

·   Chez soi d'abord - to be , to be himself  :  psychic an social suffering; the crisis as pre-text to
    justify  all  kind of rationalisation…      by Dr. Jean Furtos

-   Discussion

13:00 - 13:30

  Discussion with participants in room     

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch break       

14:30 - 17:30

-   discussant :  


Introduction to workshop themes  in plenary session:  if one prioritises a person-centred approach, does that open up access to services?

  1. Entrenched rough sleepers: what resources are required ? Does partnership work ?
    What results can be achieved? And what obstacles must be overcome?

  2. Emergency shelter and temporary housing, support and sign-posting. 
    Who and what accompanying measures to prevent that at the end of emergency the program the  people find himself again back on the street ?  

  3. Moving from homelessness to home – how can one guarantee a sense of belonging?

  4. Prevention : at the streets (no two nights in a row on the street...at the shelters and at home regarding especial people at risk  as migrants European & extra EU, women and children,

  5. Dignity  &  Well-being:  how  will be possible working  together  (mental health and social services of public and private Organisations)  for a very difficult situation, when the solution seems very IMPOSSIBLE?   cf.   "Dignity & Well-being project"


break café


FIVE WORKSHOPS :   how - through the exchange of experiences, evaluation of innovative projects, the proposal of priorities -  we can confirms the possibility of process  for inclusion and participation, in respect of dignity and promoting  well-being..

Friday    8           March     09:00  - 14:00

09:00 - 09:30

Introduction to two round table : the present of  SMES,  between past and future,
                                                                                          what kind of possible proposals?   

09:30 - 11:00

 SESSION  Round Table 1.:  20 years later, between statements and practices:                                                             exchanges between European experts of  SMES-Europa discussant  : 

09:30 - 11:00 

After 20 years of national and European programs for fighting poverty and for promotion of deinstitutionalisation reforms, aimed by the promotion of respect of dignity and well-being,
we will ask :
    -   During those 20 years  what has changed in a positive or negative way ?
What's changed about
: ideas and aptitudes  -  policies and resources - services and practices ?
    -   What  was innovative and creative and what  of  simple repetitive assistance ?

What should - absolutely - change on ideas and skills - and system roles - policies and resources ?

In this time of crisis are still allowed creative ideas and innovative projects ?

11:00  - 11:30 

Coffee break

11:30 - 13:30

 SESSION  Round Table 2 :  20 years later,  involvement   of  EU - Institutions
                       EU - Networks  :
ATD - Caritas EU - Eapn - Feantsa - MHE-SME - Picum  .

discussant  : 

11:30 -  13:30

2 nd  Round Table :  to exchange, co-working, for to restore hope:  what seems absolutely impossible on your own,  it is probably more possible co-working and realising synergies that do not  flatten on "pensée unique & standard action" or standardized, but strengthen  motivation and tenacity in order to promote right – dignity – solidarity in favour of people living in extreme precariousness conditions .

Exchanges  with delegates of  Organisation and European Networks with which SMES-Europe works: ATD International - CARITAS EUROPA - EAPN - FEANTSA - MHE-SME - PICUM .

Presentation of socio-health strategies programmed to respond with concrete and coherent proposals to priorities of this strategic European plan 2020.

13:30 - 14:00

Messages & Recommandations  

CLOSING      of the 13th Conference SMES-Europa 


Friday,  8  March :  General Assembly of SMES-Europa
15:00 to 17:00 at the CNR