Klaipeda University

Prof. Elvyra Aciene from Klaipeda University – DrHC at Latvian Christian Academy

Honorary title Doctor Honoris Causa was conferred to Mrs. Elvyra Aciene, professor in Social work at Klaipeda University (Lithuania), September 25, 2020. Professor Aciene for long time was Head of the Social Work Chair at the Universitt. She has played important role in launching Social Work Doctoral study programme Consortium at Latvian Christian academy (in cooperation with EZA – European Center for Workers’ Questions), participated in international projects and promoted international perspective of Latvian Christian Academy. The Diploma was presented in a special open Senate meeting in September 25, 2020, via ZOOM. We praise and congratulate prof. Aciene with the award!

International Social Work conference at Klaipeda University celebrating 25 Years of the Department

In September 25, 2020, an International social work conference “Humaneness, Social Work, XXI century” was held at Klaipeda University (Lithuania), celebrating 25 years of Social work department. Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane participated in the plenary session with the presentation “Client-focused Caritative Social work in the Risk Society Today”.

Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane lecturing in Klaipeda University and addressing Conference of Lithuanian Social policy makers

Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane visited Klaipeda University (Lithuania) as guest professor presenting “Innovation of Caritative social work” to both Bachelor, Master and Doctoral students in November 18-22, 2019. In a plenary session of the conference for Lithuanian social policy makers Rector presented “Innovation of Caritative social work” (November 21). The course was organized by Klaipeda University. In photo: prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane together with KU colleagues; first from the right – prof. Elvīra Aciene, Head of the Social work Chair.

On Narrative therapy in Caritative social work – publication in TILTAI BRIDGES, Klaipeda University

Internationally peer-reviewed proceedings of Klaipeda University (Lithuania) TILTAI / BRIDGES, 2018, Nr. 3(81) has published article by assist.prof. Gunts Dišlers at LChrA “Discovering the meaning of the Narrative therapy in the Caritative social work context” (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15181/tbb.v79i3.1892). They who have attended seminars at the Academy already are familiar with the potential of the method in […]

Doctoral studies in Social work and Caritative social work are possible!

Latvian Christian academy, Klaipeda University (Lithuania) and University of Lapland (Finland) have signed the Consortium Agreement about Doctoral studies in Social work. This is huge step forward especially because in Latvian Classificatory of sciences there is no section “Social work”, consequently they who wanted to progress, signed up for “Sociology”. Those who are interested in […]

Agreement of interuniversities’ cooperation between Latvian Christian academy and Klaipeda University (Lithuania)

Agreement of ERASMUS+ interuniversities’ cooperation between Latvian Christian academy and Klaipeda University (Lithuania) was signed in May 6, 2018, for the period 2017 – 20121.    

Academic Proceedings of LChrA – Vol. 4

The 4th volume of the academic Proceedings of Latvian Christian Academy were published in May, 2016, dedicated to the history and innovative challenges of Caritative social work. The volume is edited by prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian Academy; following her initiative the CSW was legally accepted in Latvian legislation in 2008 and special […]

Annual EZA seminar at Latvian Christian academy

An international EZA (“European Center for Worker’s Questions”) seminar titled “The meaning of Social enterprises in Europe for promotion of employment and the role of worker’s organizations” was held at Latvian Christian academy in September 24-25, 2015. It was attended also by President of EZA Mr. Bartho Pronk; among experts were Norbert Klein (EZA), Sir […]

Lectures and seminars in supervision, November 23-29

Lectures and seminars on supervision related to Social and Caritative social work will be held at Latvian Christian academy by professor Indre Dirgeliene from the Department of Social work, Klaipeda University (Lithuania) in November 23 – 29, 2014.  

Faculty of health sciences, Department of social work of Klaipeda University celebrates its 20 years

The Faculty of health sciences, Department of social work of Klaipeda university (LT), headed by prof. Elyra Aciene, celebrated its 20 years in November 6, 2014, at the conference “Social dialogue as a potential for social work professionalisation”. The announcement states that “the beginnings of social work profession in Lithuania go back for two decades […]