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Risky behaviors are those that potentially expose people to harm which can prevent them reaching their potential. Some risky behaviors are normal and part of growing up. However, there is a “line” which when crossed le50ads from normal/curious/ experimental behavior to behaviors that put children and young people at risk. This “line” can be different according to societal norms. It should be acknowledged that although children and young people may not be actively participating in behavior, observing or being exposed to the behavior can have an impact on their own behavior.

A person who is engaging in risky behaviors often endangers the life and well-being others around them. An example can be the irresponsible drinking and drug abuse which may lead to physical fights. Teenagers and youth are most vulnerable to risky behavior. Most of them drink, smoke and abuse drugs due to peer pressure.

Asociația Centrul de Dezvoltare Personală și Combatere a Comportamentelor de Risc proposes The value of values project, which aims to combat risk behaviors by emphasizing human values.


       Coordinator: Popescu Ioana-Mirela
       Trainers: international students

                 International volunteer students will conduct activities to combat the following risk
                behaviors:
                       - Tobacco and ethnobotanical plants;
                       - Alcohol and drugs;
                       - Unhealthy eating behavior;
                       - Physical inactivity;
                       - Abuse and violence;
                       - Unprotected sex.

                  by emphasizing values such as:

      health, enthusiasm, happiness, wisdom, discipline, balance, nature, cheerfulness, empathy, safety, friendship and love.

      For 6 weeks between 5th December 2016 - 20th January 2017.
The activities will be conducted in the foster care centers.     

      The sessions will be delivered by 2 international students, which will be accommodatedin each             center. The activities will be developed for 6 weeks, for 20 hours per week.

      The delivery of the training sessions will be practical, based on actual work of the beneficiaries             and their direct involvement.