International scientific conference: Social work with disadvantaged groups

Event Details


Social Wellbeing Department at the Faculty of Pedagogy, Vilniaus Kolegija / Higher Education Institution (VIKO)

University of Malta (UM)
Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA)
Lithuanian Association of Social Work Schools (LSDMA)

THE OBJECTIVE OF THE CONFERENCE – to discuss the current problems of social work with disadvantaged groups, ways of overcoming them, presenting the results of the latest research.

The international scientific conference will provide an opportunity to strengthen existing cooperation and initiate new international collaboration between researchers and practitioners working with disadvantaged groups, to develop new applied research, and to develop joint projects.


The conference will discuss the role of social work practitioners and the challenges that arise in the day-to-day practice of social work with disadvantaged groups. The event will focus on the importance of parenting skills training for convicts in the context of resocialisation, the problems of integration of refugees, which can only be solved by a competent social worker with multicultural communication skills, and other problems faced by disadvantaged groups helped by social workers.

The conference will take place on 19–20 October 2023, in the Main Hall of the Faculty of Pedagogy, Vilniaus Kolegija (Studentu st. 39A, LT-08106 Vilnius). The conference will be broadcast on YouTube.


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