Invites to attend five practical seminars in Latvian regions "Determination, planning and implementation of the necessity of alternative and innovative social services by attaching local resources”

The Riga Latvian Society in the framework of the European Economic Area’s Financial Mechanism programme „NGO Fund” sub programme’s „Project’s programme” project „Let’s open the world for opportunities and skills” (No. 2012.EEZ/PP/1/MAC/054/022)

invites to attend five practical seminars in Latvian regions

"Determination, planning and implementation of the necessity of alternative and innovative social services by attaching local resources”

Seminars will take place:

  • On April 9, 10 and 11 in Preiļi, in the society’s "Preiļi NGO Centre” premises in Kooperatīva Street 6;
  • on May 21, 22 and 23 in Stopiņi County - POSTPONED SEPTEMBER!!!
  • On June 11,12 and 13 in Liepāja;
  • On September 17, 18 and 19 in TO Jelgava;
  • On October 1, 2 and 3 in Riga.

The aim of the seminars is to popularise the implementation and approbation of the innovative social services and activities for social, educational, culture workers, NGO representatives in the work with socially less protected people groups, promoting enlargement and improvement of the non-governmental organisations’ offered social services.

All the representatives of the educational, local municipality, social sphere institutions, non-governmental organisations, including employees of social care centres, children care centres and other social services providing institutions, culture workers, library workers and representatives of mass media are welcome.   
Number of participants ~ 15 people

During the seminars:
1st day

  • Presentations of the participants. Group work: defining of the topical problems. Analysis of problems. Examples of the positive experiences.

2nd day

  • Exchange of the practical experiences. Presentation about Riga Shelter’s work. Presentation about the development of the Riga Shelter Day Centre and its work. Questions and answers. Layout and analysis of different occasions and problems, using the “reverse film’s” principle. Discussions with the lecturers about the seminar’s participants’ proposed questions. Group work.

3d day

  • Presentations of the group works. Discussions. Conclusion of the seminar.
  • Each seminar’s day will have a coffee break. At the end of the seminar each participant will receive a certificate.



The seminar will lead the lecturers with a long-term practical experience in social work

Iveta Karašniece – the senior social worker of the Riga Shelter Day Centre.  Has been working in the social sphere since 2003. During this period has been working as an organiser of social aid, social worker and senior social worker in Riga Social Department’s Northern Region’s departments. Since 2009 has been working in the new-opened Riga Shelter Day Centre. 
Education: Social Work and Social Pedagogy College “Attīstība” (“Development”), pre-school teacher, technician-technologist in the sewing factory. Changes in the country made Iveta to revalue the work spheres, however her hobby – work with people and creativity has been present in all her working spheres.

Dagnija Kamerovska –Director of the Riga Shelter from 2007. Has been working in the social sphere since 2000 as a carer, social worker, senior social worker in the Riga Shelter and a social worker in the Latvian Disabled People Cooperation Organisation SUSTENTO.
Education: Social Work and Social Pedagogy College “Attīstība” (“Development”), before that – agronomist – gardener.

We will practically solve topical questions, will analyse particular events and examples, will share experience, learn and plan the particular works, because
everything that is impossible is possible; it only takes more work to do…

All the interests are welcome to apply for the seminar duly, as the number of the participants is limited. The participants should register by sending the application to the e-mail: stella.lipite@rlb.lv, specifying:
• Name, last name
• Name of the organisation
• Phone
• E-mail

More information:
Phone: +371 29529668
E-mail: stella.lipite@rlb.lv
Riga Latvian Society, Merķeļa Street 13, Riga, LV-1050

You and all your colleagues are welcome!


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