State Secretary Hans-Joachim thumb to guest in the Offenburg youth village of Hans-Joachim thumb, Member of the Bundestag for the constituency of Calw/Freudenstadt, and since October 2009 parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for labour and Social Affairs Ursula von der Leyen, attended these days the CJD Jugenddorf Offenburg. In the dialogue with the leadership of village of youth, the politician received intensive insights into importance, use of funds, and sustainability of the work done in Offenburg, Germany. For specific topics, such as new training, competence analysis and the model project epilepsy was Hans-Joachim thumb valuable input. Youth Village Director Jochen Nordau informed the politicians on the establishment at the beginning of the relatively short term scheduled visit. So, their vocational training or a professional preparation in the CJD complete youth village for Offenburg currently over 580 young people. With a total 215 employees, the facility is an important employer in the region. At the careers offered in Offenburg, the trend shows out to the service: parallel to the more consistent requirements in the training area The professions in the fields of nutrition, home economics, business and management list “Business/technology” a higher demand.
Following this development, were discussed together with the politician youth village Offenburg also considerations for a new leg to secure the future of CJD. So also training courses in the field of maintenance and the so-called household-related services to offer is considered, in the future. Secretary of State recommended thumb, to establish contact with the Robert Bosch Foundation. There, the training to the “Service Assistant in the social and health care” will already offered in a model project. This training qualifies underachieving main school graduates for supporting activities of the elderly and handicapped and hospitalized. Here it go not to care, but, for example, to support the old or disabled people on walks, meals or housework. An adequate offer might be interesting also for the youngsters in the CJD youth village for Offenburg, Germany.
Samuel Breisacher, formerly Head of labour market services and projects in Offenburg and today the CJD unit in Eberbach, then informed the Secretary of State’s profile-AC. Developed by the CJD Jugenddorf Offenburg, Germany in collaboration with the Tubingen MTO psychological research and Consulting GmbH procedure is the analysis of the individual competencies of young people from the 7th grade, as well as by adults. As of the academic year 2010/2011 profile-AC is used extensively in all primary and special schools in Baden-Wurttemberg. To do this, intensively trained over 5,000 teachers. To promote the outstanding concept also nationwide, profile-AC is the focus of one trade day held on December 8 in Stuttgart. Finally, State Secretary informed thumb over the use of funds the epilepsy project, a pilot project funded by the Federal Ministry of labour and Social Affairs to improve the training and inclusion of young people with epilepsy. The now completed project recorded an overall positive balance, so the conclusion the project manager. It was however clear that the educational needs and advice is great. The three-year duration of the project proved to be too short. To achieve a lasting vocational integration of people affected, a follow-up project would be desirable.