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TUSUR to host the International Conference on Social Work

October 15, 2013

On October 21–22 TUSUR will host the 4th Social Work: Education and Practice conference. This year the international perspective will be brought in by the speakers from the University of Kent, UK.

The conference sees its mission in creating a venue for discussion of the burning issues of social workers’ training and the practice of social work, search for solutions and development of social projects and methods designed to improve the quality of life for different population groups.

Key topics

  • Social project planning in modern Russia
  • Training of social workers
  • Theory and practice of social work: improving the quality of life
  • History of social work and social policy in Russia
  • Mental health of people with disabilities

The program of the conference includes a master class on “Strengthening mental health and managing personal potential”.

In the lobby of the main building of TUSUR participants will be able to see the exhibition of works by young people with disabilities. One of the works was presented by Evelina Akhmatova who lost her sight 15 years ago and now produces plasticine paintings.

Registration will open at 9:00 in lecture hall 230 of the main building of TUSUR. The main session will start at 9:30. All papers submitted by participants will be published in the conference proceedings.

For more information please call: 8 (3822) 701-599 or write to e-mail: isr@main.tusur.ru.

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