This webinar is open to all interested in the topic (e.g. social workers, general and deputy directors of Romanian DGASPCs (General Directions for Social Assistance and Child Protection) and not only). It will be held between 11:00-12:00 EET/ 10:00-11:00 CET.
Topics for discussion:
- Factors contributing to aggressive and self-harming behaviors among institutionalized youngsters;
- Knowledge of structured social mechanisms that produce aggression and delinquency;
- Explanations for the causes of violence and aggressive behavior among institutionalized youngsters, based on by complex interactions analysis;
- Estimated institutional needs to support service delivery with efficiency and accuracy.
Brief presentation of the speaker:
Gabriel Nicolae Pricină is currently a lecturer at the University of Craiova, Faculty of Social Sciences. He graduated the University of Bucharest in 2009, with a PhD thesis on Romania's population and labor resources in rural areas. Mr. Pricină coordinated multiple research projects, analyzing political census, marketing and labor market trends, as well as inmates views on various topics. He was involved as an expert in management teams of tens of European projects. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Romanian Academy in sociology of culture. His areas of interest concern: human communities, sociology, sociology of deviance, cultural sociology, demography, sociology of population and sustainable development. Since 2014 he conducted a series of studies aimed at identifying obstacles that block social integration of institutionalized people.