Sunday, July 1, 2012

20 year anniversary of social work professional studies in Lithuania

Invitation to international conference
Call for abstracts

Conference is dedicated for the 20th anniversary of social work studies in Lithuania
27th – 29th of September, 2012
Organized by Department of Social work, School of Social Welfare, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
Social work is an intensively developing profession in Lithuania. It began to develop after important social and political changes: collapse of the Soviet Union and proclamation of Independence of Lithuania and other Baltic countries. The content of professional social work is permanently influenced by global economical, ecological, political and social changes, while the majority of practice remains local, because it arises from people, is practiced by people to improve the welfare of the people. The conference invites scholars and social work practitioners to discuss important issues for social work practice and research.
Conference themes
  • Issues of social work professional identity and social development issues in the transition societies.
  • Development of social work studies and life long learning challenges.
  • Tuning of human rights and professional ethics in the diverse contexts.
  • Relationships among different actors of social changes and sustainability.
Conference language: English and Lithuanian
February 15, 2012 – opening for registration and abstract submissions;
April 1, 2012 - Dead line for submission of short abstracts;

For registration and more information look on conference webite:

Doc. dr. Dalija Snieškienė
Socialinės gerovės fakultetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
K. Donelaičio g. 52 - 406
44244 Kaunas
Tel. + 370 (8) 37 32 78 47
vietinis 1333  

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