INTERREG LAT-LIT PROJECT “DEVELOPING OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT SERVICE SYSTEM THROUGH IMPLEMENTATION OF METHOD OF POSITIVE COPING STRATEGIES AND ENHANCEMENT OF SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR PEOPLE IN VULNERABLE GROUPS” POZCOPING LLI-163

Liga Danilane

Abstract


In East Latvia and North Lithuania there are common social – economic challenges, poverty, unemployment which lead to social exclusion, as consequence high stress level, which causes difficulties of psychosocial functioning, social inclusion and participation in economic, social, political and cultural life. Besides, in cross-border regions there are challenging accessibility of psychological and social support, well undeveloped accessibility and support content in social services for vulnerable people. Suggested project activities are focused on the creation and efficiency of social services for socially excluded adolescent, youth.

The innovations, that the Project suggest is new to all Baltic countries and suggests, that these methods of social inclusion, positive stress coping to use in social services are effective and qualitative comparing to economical investments in application in practice.

Project main objective is to develop social psychological support service system with the purpose to enhance social integration of youth at social risk while implementing effective method of developing positive coping with stress strategies. The main objective is related with the Programme objective in two aspects: - the first one calls for the improvement of efficiency of social service. - The other one related with the higher social inclusion of the youth at social risk due to accessible empowering support and enhanced support services.


Keywords


Coping strategies; People in Vulnerable Groups; stress; stress management

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/ercs2018.2.3649

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