Participation in Family Day
Family Day was celebrated in the Gorky city park which was organized by the Department of Culture of municipality of Almaty city, the family institution in Kazakhstan and Central Asia and others on 13th of September 2015.
This grand-scale event was attended by more than 40 organizations and institutions, which is the domain of the social, educational,psychological assistance to families and children.
The program of celebration of the family was very colorful and informative. Not only children but their parents, grandmothers and grandfathers gained a lot of useful information.
Most of the park (from the entrance to the playground) was divided into 10 zones. Zones were comfortable and colorfully decorated. There were conducted games for couples, races, competitions for dads and sons. Individual consultations with psychologists, therapists and mediatorswere also provided. There were also psychological trainings on such topics as "conflict resolution", "Communication in the family", "Secrets of the education of children.”
Teachers, students and undergraduates of the Department of General and Applied Psychology, Sociology and Social Work, Pedagogy andEducational Management Faculty of philosophy and political science of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University were also participating in this event.
An associate professor of general and applied psychology mrs. Kabakova organized an exhibition of books on the topics of family andconducted career and psychological counseling for everyone. Most often sounding question were about teenage psychology and the problem of communication with teenagers.
Professor of the Department of Sociology and Social Work Mrs. Zhanazarova and Mrs. Nurbekova organized the work of volunteers from among students of 2-4 courses of the specialty "Sociology", "Social Work", "Psychology", which actively helped to play games, relay races, competitions
The head of Department of General and Applied Psychology mrs. Kalymbetova and assistant professor of pedagogy and educational management mrs. Shagyrbaeva and students came to support his colleagues.
Despite the vagaries of the weather, the holiday was held successfully. All the participants of the event, the organizers and the visitors got a bigcharge of a positive and necessary experience to carry out such activities in the future.