Experts on families talk about the various aspects discussed over the last few days at the First International Workshop on Family Support

Over 50 speakers, more than 500 attendees from all over the world and over 300 online participants form part of the 1st International Workshop on Family Support, held on 13, 14 and 15 May. The aim of the congress, organised by the Institute for Advanced Family Studies at UIC Barcelona, is to become a meeting point and forum for reflection on family support for people who dedicate or want to dedicate themselves to this highly important task.

For a summary of the event and statements by some of the speakers, we invite you to watch the following videos:

Milanese neuropsychiatrist and author Mariolina Ceriotti ensured that it is possible "to have a family bond and to also feel free", after attributing the fall in marriage and birth rates to the fact that people "prefer lighter, more temporary connections":

Workshop start video:

Raphael Bonelli, professor of Psychiatry at Sigmund Freud University in Vienna and a speaker at the congress, talks about the relevance of the 1st International Workshop on Family Support and the importance of it taking place at UIC Barcelona:

Thierry Veyron La Croix, founder of the Maison des Families, tells us about the importance of family communication:

Rafael Lafuente, an expert in affective and sexual education and speaker, talks about the importance of this congress in providing tools that help with children’s education:

Juan José Pérez Soba from the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, talks to us about marriage, cohabitation, love and emotionalism:

Alberto Baselga and Trinidad Puente from “Lo nuestro” talk about commitment and stability for young couples and marriages today:

Victoria Ferrer and Pablo Aróstegui talk about their experience as social media content creators and how their work helping other families has also helped them at home.

Javier Vidal-Quadras talks about the Institute's role in disseminating family issues.

Wokshop final video: