About the conference

International scientific conference XIII. Hradec Days of Social Work aims to bring its participants the possibilities of support to person dependent on assistance from others in community. The conference will also focus on how the social work can contribute to social inclusion and retention of man in his home. Another major topic will be the transformation of social services, which seeks to recover users of social services residential forms into the society. The conference will address the importance of the family in providing care, social work opportunities in the public sector, care of people with mental health problems and last but not least the education and skills of social workers.

The Conference will be held as part of the project of Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs - "Life as any other." The project is focuses on a systematic and methodical support of transformation, deinstitutionalization and support through community-based social services. Further awareness of the use of such solutions to difficult social situation of people with disabilities that will match their needs and ensure maximum use of their skills and resources in their area. All of this will be implemented with analytical and evaluation tools, identifying existing barriers to the transformation process and the establishment and providing of community-based social services and setting the appropriate legislative adjustments.


Co-host of the conference

Institute of Social Work, University of Hradec Králové 


Auspices of the conference

prof. Ing. Kamil Kuča, Ph.D., Rector, University of Hradec Králové, CZ


Conference topics

The working languages of topics 1 - 6 and 8 - 10 are Czech an Slovak language only.


Conference outputs

The output of the conference will be a printed reviewed anthology of contributions.
The scientific board reserves the right to refuse contributions which are not relevant for the conference topic of fail to meet the formal requirements.

Languages of the international scientific conference

Czech, Slovak, English.


The venue

The lecture hall of the 3rd building of the University of Hradec Králové (The building Objekt společné výuky, 1227 Hradecká street; opposite the University hospital of Hradec Králové) and other rooms in the Object společné výuky (to be specified later).