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Global Challenges of Social work integration in Healthcare” Tbilisi State University

 
                                                                                  
 “Global Challenges of Social work integration in Healthcare”
Tbilisi State University
                                                                                                                                Wednesday, 14 June
10:00 – 10:30 Registration
10:30 – 10:45    Opening speech   Nino Shatberashvili
Chairperson of Board, Georgian Association of Social Workers                                              
   10:45 – 11:00    Welcome Speeches Iago Kachkachishvili, Head of Social Work Division at Tbilisi State University 
11:00 – 11:30    Keynote speech    Nadiya Kabachenko (Ukraine)
Social Work and Health Care: Ukrainian experiences
  11:30-11:50                                      Anne Hollows  (Great Britain)
Social Work In the UK Health System
   11:50 -12:10                                      Justin Grotelueschen (Armenia)
Security in Social Work Practice in the Context of Healthcare
 12:10 -12:30                                    Jerzy Krzyskowski (Poland) 
Social Work integration into health care deinstitutionalization of care for elderly
12:30 – 12:50                                 Svetlana Haraz  (Moldova) 
Education program reform as an imperative for advancement of the social work profession in the post-soviet realm   
         12:50 – 13:20 Coffee Break     
    13:20 – 13:40                                      Elena Sajina (Moldova)
The Systemic Wellness Improvement (SWI) Model in action: A social work  approach to community health in Moldova  
13:40 – 14:00                                 Pascal Rudin (Switzerland)
Challenging medicalized understandings of mental health in children: A Social Work perspective
14:00 – 14:20                                 Assel Terlikbayeva (Kazakhstan)
Integration  of social work services into the primary health care in Kazakhstan
         14:20 – 15:20 Lunch                  
15:20 – 15:40                                  Natalia Platonova (Moldova)
Social entrepreneurship as a social work approach to community adjustment of the clinically mental ill
15:40 – 16:00                                  Natalia Gusak (Ukraine)
Mental Health and Psychosocial Support: Resilience vs Trauma
16:00 – 16:20                                 Shorena Sadzaglishvili (Georgia)
Psycho-emotional responses to the 2008 Russian-Georgian War and The Paradigm of Empowerment
          16:20 – 16:50 Coffee Break
             16:50 – 17:10    
 Vadim Moldovan (Moldova)                                                                                                                                                                          
 Orienting social work toward macro practice through the community health practice model  
                                                                                                                                                                  
            17:10 – 17:30        Smaranda Witec (Romania)
Social Work In Romania: The reborn of profession
           17:30 – 18:00                                          Discussion/ Wrap up
                                                                                                                          Thursday, 15 June
10:00 – 10:15  Opening of the day/Registration
                  10:15 – 10:35                                             Tamar Kurtanidze (Georgia)“Improving Health and Social Care Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities”  
(Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia Project results/Brief overview)
10:35 – 10:55              Ia Shekriladze (Georgia)
Recommendations on Role of Social Work in primary health care and accessibility to services for Persons with Disabilities in Georgia
(Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia project result)
10:55 – 11:15              Zurab Tatanashvili (Georgia)
Presentation of a book prepared in the frame of the project - Role of Social Work in the Health System and Disability Issue (Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia project result)
11:15 – 11:35             
 
Tamar Makharadze (Georgia)
Study on the Accessibility to health and social services for PWDs
(Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia project result)
 
11:35 – 11:55              Guram Kiknadze (Georgia)
Presentation of a book prepared in the frame of project - Primary healthcare and Disability
(Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia project result)
11:55 – 12:15                Givi Javashvili (Georgia)
Presentation of Recommendations prepared in the frame of project
(Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia project result)
12:15 – 12:45                 Discussions
 
12:45 – 13:00                Award of Certificates, Closing of the conference
            13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 19:00  Tour in Tbilisi and Dinner