Yellow September: Child and Adolescent Mental Health is the topic of lectures and discussions promoted at Alego

The Escola do Legislativo, in partnership with the Commission for Children and Adolescents, is selling a collection of lectures with the theme “Yellow September: Strategies to guard the psychological well being of youngsters and adolescents”. Approaches associated to well being promotion and combating suicide.

The program was opened this Tuesday, the thirteenth, by the President of the Commission for Children and Adolescents of the Assembly, Deputy Leda Borges (PSDB), Director of the School of the Legislative, Tefilo Luiz. Milena Alves, Head of the Pedagogy Department of the School of Legislative. Then, Daniela Sacramento Zanini, professor of the Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás (PUC-GO), gave a lecture targeted on the major causes and protecting components of suicidal habits in youngsters and adolescents.

After the dialogue, the seminar continued in the afternoon, with a lecture on early childhood and insurance policies to advertise psychological well being and wholesome improvement, given by Sida Alves, a psychologist at the Municipal Health Department of Goinia, who highlighted its significance. Clarify the difficulty to the inhabitants. “It is a topic that society ought to have interaction with. We care deeply a few kid’s training and improvement, however except we stop experiences of violence in early childhood, we can’t promote actual psychological well being, or develop wholesome brains.

The skilled, who works with individuals who expertise psychological misery in consequence of conditions of violence, additionally emphasised the want to extend discussions on the topic. She states that, in keeping with latest research, even when thought of gentle, conditions of violence can have an effect on the mind’s methods, making a loss of management attainable. “The connection between psychological sickness circumstances is related to the origin and expertise of these sufferings in early childhood”, he emphasised.


President of the Committee on Children and Adolescents of the Brazilian Bar Association – Goiás Section (OAB-GO), Roberta Muniz, opened the spherical of afternoon lectures. She listed the significance of treating psychological well being from childhood, with a concentrate on stopping future issues. “Suicide is one thing very concerned in taboos and prejudices and we have to demystify it, particularly when it is associated to youngsters and adolescents”, he stated.

The occasion was attended by professionals from the Guardianship Council, Social Assistance, Health, Education, Alego workers, and many others. “It is essential to convey this clarification to instruct professionals working on this subject of childhood and youth to be extra ready in the reception and care of this public and their households, in order that they will acknowledge the indicators as quickly as attainable and keep away from that an excellent evil can occur” , he burdened.


Present at the occasion, Professor Giovanna Leo, who works in the subject of faculty inspection of the Municipal Education Council, highlighted the significance of the open content material in the seminar for professionals attending the assembly. “The physique I work for, for instance, is perfect, intentional and socially managed. So, the themes are related to the train of our work. This complete topic is crucial to us,” he stated.

According to the educationist, info is crucial for consciousness and prevention of suicide. “People lack data. Access to info can outline a simpler motion regardless of one’s function, in order that one can intervene extra assertively”, he thought.


Held in Auditorium 2 of the Legislative Assembly, the program will proceed until Wednesday, 14th, with the intention of imparting info to the public on issues thought of very delicate, by way of a collection of lectures. According to Milena Costa, Head of the Education Department of the Escola do Legislativo, the initiative emerged from a public listening to held by the Commission for Children and Adolescents in May on stopping and combating sexual abuse and exploitation of youngsters and adolescents.

“There was an enormous demand for trainings and seminars aimed at disseminating data on the topic. Now, in the month of September, which is a interval of reflection on psychological well being and suicide prevention, we have been capable of convey collectively audio system with various data of little one and adolescent psychological well being to offer additional instruction, info and dialogue. Strategies and higher practices for professionals working in the safety community for this public”, added Marcela Miranda, worker of Alego in the Commission for Children and Adolescents.

Upcoming lectures

The seminar will proceed on Wednesday 14th with the following schedule.

8:00 am – Welcome with Deputy Jefferson Rodrigues (Republican), member of the Committee on Children and Adolescents;

8:20 a.m. – Lecture 3 begins with Erica Rees, parenting advisor from Goiania.

8:40 -10:00 – Lecture 3 on stopping sexual violence in opposition to youngsters and adolescents InternetProfessor at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), with Alanis Mara Matos Novak;

10 hours – Break for espresso;

10:30 -12:00 – continuation of lecture 3 and opening for dialogue, debate, questions and solutions;

2 pm – Opening of Lecture 4 with Evonild Bida Gonçalves from the Municipal Council of Education of Goiânia;

2:30 pm-4pm – Lecture 4 on the significance of free play and reference to nature for the wholesome improvement of youngsters and adolescents, with Joao Paulo Mello Amaral, Coordinator of the Child and Nature Program of the Alana Institute;

16 hours – Break for espresso;

16:30-18:00 – Continuation of lecture 4 and opening for dialogue, debate, questions and solutions.

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