Academic practical conference „Celebrating 20 Years of Education of Social Workers in Latvia” in May 17, 2012

Conference „Celebrating 20 years of Education of Social Workers in Latvia” was held in Ķīpsala International Exhibition Hall, Riga, May 17, where both educators and practitioners from all over the country met for the first time. The conference was initiated and organized by the Consulting Committee for Education and Research in Social Work Education, of which Latvian Christian Academy is an active member. The acquired experience was summarized and plans for further development were discussed; participants of the conference had unique opportunity to meet and share their experience. The concept of Caritative social work was presented by rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, and Dr.theol., DrHC of Latvian Christian Academy William Bell (Vice-president of the SHUV Institute, Seattle, USA) addressed the audience.