Fjörheimar´s Prevention Policy
In the work of the Fjörheima Social Center, emphasis is placed on working with adolescents aged 9-16, based on the cornerstones of democracy. The key words are: interest, activity, participation and responsibility.
• The social center should focus on enhancing social and emotional development.
• Teens in Fjörheim are given the opportunity to perform instead of being merely an audience.
• In Fjörheimar we are open to the influence of youth culture, so most people should find something suitable in the work of the social center.
• In particular, efforts should be made to reach adolescents who do not enjoy themselves in another youth work. Everyone is given the same opportunity regardless of learning ability and home circumstances.
• The Social Center conducts targeted educational, prevention and search activities and uses a variety of methods to increase the likelihood of success in that area.
• The staff of the community center should build a positive image of the youth.
• Fjörheimar are in collaboration with various parties, such as teenagers in Reykjanesbær, family and social services, education office, school, parents, police, organizations and organizations working on youth issues.
• All alcohol and other intoxicants are prohibited in Fjörheimar and on the social center plot.
• All tobacco use is prohibited in Fjörheimar and on the social center plot.
• Employees set clear boundaries of negative behavior and set a positive role in the game and practice.
• Fjorheimar.is contains content related to prevention and education.
• Regular educational nights are held in connection with prevention in Fjörheim.