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“Social Work & Social Research” conference received reports from 32 countries

“Social Work & Social Research” conference received reports from 32 countries

13 november 2023

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Preparations for the international conference "Social Work & Social Research" jointly organized by Azerbaijan University on November 24-25, 2023 with Washington

University of St. Louis, Sakarya University of Turkey, and the Center for Social Research are ongoing.

At the conference, issues such as social work experience during the crisis, development of social work education, creation of international standards in this field, social protection of vulnerable groups and others will be in focus and ideas will be exchanged. In the sectional meetings of the conference topics such as creating competencies, new skills and global standards in the field of social work education; Sustainable development and social work education; Digitization and ICT in social work education; Public health crisis; Social work with war victims and soldiers; vulnerable groups and social protection are planned to be discussed.

156 reports from 32 countries of the world were included in the conference. Up to 40 of the world's most famous scientists from about 20 countries confirmed their participation "in person" on the subject of the conference.

The plenary speakers of the conference are the world's most famous scientists on the subject.

Conference materials will be submitted for indexing in Web of Science and Scopus databases.

It should be noted that the purpose of holding the international conference is the participation of researchers working in this field in the discussion of current issues in the field of social work and social policy, and the exchange of experience in the development and application of modern technologies and social practices aimed at raising the social and psychological level of various categories of the population.

More information about the conference can be obtained by visiting the link:

https://au.edu.az/en/conferences/social-work-and-social-research

Plenary speakers of the conference:

  • Michael Sherraden
    George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor
    Director, Center for Social Development; Director, Next Age Institute
    Washington University in St. Louis, USA
    Title: Financial Capability and Asset Building (FCAB) in Social Policy and Social Work Education
  • Aytakin Huseynli 
    MSW, PhD, Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
    Title: Child Development Accounts in Oil-Gas-Rich Countries: Case of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan
  • Jin Huang
    Professor, College of Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University;
    Research Professor at Washington University, USA
    Title: Financial Capability and Asset Building: Education and Practice for Social Workers
  • Shu Fang
    Professor, Central University of Finance and Economics, China
    Title: Financial Capability and Social Work in China
  • Lissa Johnson
    Associate Director, Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
    Title: Financial Capability and Social Work in the United States
  • Nazgul Sagindykova 
    Vice-Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Title: Child Development Accounts in Kazakhstan: National Child Fund
  • Aviad Tur-Sinai
    Professor, Max Stern Yezreel Valley College, Israel
    Title: Israeli’s CDAs – Uniqueness, Successes and Challenges
  • Li Zou
    International Director, Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
    Title: Child Accounts for All: Global Vision and Potential

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