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The system of social protection is being improved in Turkmenistan

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The system of social protection is being improved in Turkmenistan

A series of trainings for social work specialists, organized by the UN Children's Fund within the framework of the joint Work Plan with the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of Turkmenistan for the current year, has been completed.

The trainings are aimed at improving the skills of social work trainers, lecturers, as well as practitioners in this field, who will later be involved as mentors. It was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population, the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan, social work specialists, and teachers of academic institutions who will teach disciplines under the Social Work program.

During the sessions, the participants discussed the features of developing and conducting training for social work specialists, methods of teaching programs in this area. Together with the specialists of the international organization "Partnership for Every Child" they considered the use of case studies in teaching and practice, the peculiarities of mentoring in social work.

The phenomenon of social work as an activity has always been present in the human community. The main goal of social work is to contribute to the normal life of a person, the satisfaction and harmonization of his social needs. The social worker, in turn, is busy improving or restoring a person's ability to social functioning, to create conditions in society conducive to the achievement of this goal, the disclosure of a person's potential.