SHS Web Conf.
Volume 68, 20197th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference SOCIETY. HEALTH. WELFARE
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Welfare: Human Well-being|
|Published online||25 November 2019|
Evaluation of results of social rehabilitation programs for young people with behavioural problems
1 Rıga Stradiņš University, Social Work Department, Riga, Latvia
2 Riga City Council Welfare Department, Riga, Latvia
New targeted social service – social rehabilitation program for young people with behavioural problems is implemented in Riga since 2016. The program beneficiaries are young people from social risk families with multiple social problems – learning difficulties, delinquency, low communication skills, difficulties in problem and conflict resolution, addictions, social isolation, etc. The program is provided by two organizations – “The Samaritan Association of Latvia” and the “Social Services Agency”. The duration of the programs is 6 months and 8 months respectively, each Program provides services for 15 young people aged 13 to 18 years. The study analyses results of the Program implemented by the “Social Service Agency” for 15 young people. The main objective was to determine if the implementation of the Program improves the social functioning of young people having behavioural problems.
Key words: social rehabilitation / teenage youth / behavioural problems / negative social consequences
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