“Social Services Career Meetings” held at EUL
Profession of Social Services approached by Different Specialists
European University of Lefke (EUL) Vocational School of Health Sciences and Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Social Services organized event themed “1st Social Services Career Meetings”
The event which attracted intense participation of the students has hosted many valuable speakers and the students of Social Services Department presented their posters that they prepared under the frame work of courses.
On the first of the event, young social workers had the chance to meet with the students with their presentations titled “Professional Organizations and Experiences Related with the Field”. Ekin Deniz Şahin, General Secretary of Social Services Youth Organization, shared the activities and events conducted with the Social Work Department students and stated that the ‘Student Summer Camps’, which has a great contribution to the personal and professional developments of the students of the department, were organized and that these camps attracted great interest.
Yılma Gümüş, General Secretary of Social Services Federation emphasized the necessity of placing students who have graduated from this department in the field of social work specialist and added that as the federation, they are in communication with the responsible authorities to increase this awareness.
On the second day of the event, speeches made by experts from different professions took place with the moderatorship of academician of Social Services Department Assist. Prof. Dr. Mualla Köseoğlu. Academician of İstanbul Gelişim University Assit. Prof. Dr. Sayra Lotfi shared her experiences with the students and explained the points that the social worker should pay attention to when communicating with the client. Giving information about her endeavors, Lotfi shared a variety of social work practices in the course of her endeavors, emphasizing how important this profession is in shaping the individual’s life.