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The Welfare Consultant newspaper was created

In order to create a systematic handout of the services provided by the Welfare Consultants, which could be distributed during the implementation of the project, the Welfare Consultant Newspaper was created. The printed form of the newspaper will be distributed to those interested in the services of the Welfare Consultant through various institutions, organizations and communities in the district.

You can read or download the digital version of the Welfare Consultant newspaper in PDF format here

The mission of the Welfare consultant in the regional press

On November 16, the newspaper “Suvalkietis” published an article about the services of a Welfare consultant. We invite you to read and share with those who might benefit from it.

The article presents the project, answers all the questions that arise: who is a Welfare consultant, how do consultations take place, who are they for and how to register. One of the consultation cycles that have already taken place is also shared success story.

The Welfare consultant continues publicizing the project

Welfare consultant Eglė Liepinė visited the Kazlų Rūda subdivision of the Employment Service and introduced its employees to the project, so that they could share the information they had prepared with clients experiencing difficulties, their relatives or use the services of a welfare consultant themselves.
It is very important that information about the services of a Welfare consultant reaches all persons who need such a service, as well as their family members and those around them. Let’s not forget that sometimes the always-smiling person next to you can hide a great deal of anxiety that he doesn’t dare to share.

The office of the Welfare consultant has been completed

We invite you to register for live consultations in the newly installed Welfare consultant’s office located at the address S. Daukanto str. 19-2B, Kazlų Rūda II floor.

Registruotis kviečiame per specialią registracijos formą HERE arba telefonu 860424857

Presentation of the services of the Welfare consultant at the opening event of the beginning of the academic year of the University of the Third Age

 

Welfare consultant Eglė Liepinė visited the opening event of the beginning of the academic year of the Third Century University, which took place on October 3. Kazlų Rūda Jurgis Dovydaitis public library.

The Welfare consultant presented her service as a Welfare consultant – she emphasized the importance of good emotional health, why it is important to talk about your problems without waiting for the situation to become very serious, she explained who the Welfare consultants are, who the services are for, how consultations are conducted and how to register.

Presentation of the project at the social support center of Kazlų Rūda

On September 23, welfare consultant Eglė Liepinė visited the Social Support Center of Kazlų Rūda. The purpose of the visit was to present the welfare consultant service to the employees of the Care Center, Day Employment Center, Family Support Service and Community Children’s Home. Eglė shared information and invited employees and their clients receiving services to use the services of a welfare consultant.

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) – what is it?

Welfare consultants provide low-intensity emotional counseling services based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
KET is one of the most popular and effective types of therapy, its effectiveness has been proven by clinical studies.
KET-helps to know and understand how a person’s thoughts, emotions and behavior are connected, gives a person the opportunity to find quick ways to
goal-oriented decision-making methods, to form more adaptive alternatives.
KET pays great attention to education, relapse prevention, and aims to teach people to become their own therapist.

Promotion of services at the Kazlų Rūda festival 2022

On September 10, the traditional festival of Kazlų Rūda took place.
Residents of Kazlų Rūda and guests of the city could also visit the “Health Tent” of the Public Health Office of Kazlų Rūda Municipality, where Welfare Consultant Eglė Liepinė presented her services.

The installation of the welfare consultant’s office is underway.


Setting up the office aims to create a confidential, free and calming environment that will help the client, who has come to the welfare consultant, to calmly discuss his concerns. It is aimed that the office will be a place of emotional release, the methodological tools planned to be used will help to calm down, relieve the accumulated fatigue and irritability, and allow to temporarily detach from the surrounding reality.
The office of the welfare consultant is located at the address S. Daukanto str. 19-2B, Kazlų Rūda
II floor.
In this building also located the Kazlų Rūda cultural center, a private health care institution, and the public health office of the Kazlų Rūda municipality will be located soon. Great car access to the building with a spacious parking lot.

Soon we will invite you to visit the well-being consultant in the newly equipped office. By the way, we invite you to register for a remote consultation.

A public opinion formation video clip is being filmed.

Implementation of the model of welfare consultants in the municipality of Kazlų Rūda” behind the scenes of the public opinion formation video.

An opinion-forming video clip is being created for the residents of Kazlų Rūda municipality, in order to increase the knowledge of welfare consultant services and help change public opinion in virtual space about the human mental health treatment.
The idea of ​​the video film “Dare to accept help”. Through this video, the importance of psychological state is revealed through simple, everyday, everyday and easily recognizable situations. Through everyday, domestic situations, it is shown that we all face difficulties and that you don’t have to have big and dramatic problems to feel worthy of help.

The Welfare consultant has already started providing counselling

We invite you to meet – Kazlų Rūda welfare consultant Eglė Liepinė.
Eglė became a Welfare consultant motivated by the desire to gain knowledge about cognitive and behavioral therapy, to be able to apply knowledge at work and in personal life, and of course the desire to share that knowledge with other people.
Eglė invites all residents of Kazlų Rūda who want to function more adaptively in everyday life, who face various psychological difficulties, everyday stresses, phobias, etc. don’t delay and register for an initial consultation. According to the welfare consultant, applying at the preventive level is useful because it prevents further deterioration of the psycho-emotional condition and the development of more serious problems.
Both youth, adults and the elderly face similar problems, bad habits, social fears, stress, anxiety, sleep disorders, etc. Wellbeing counselors can help you identify, deal with or control the problems you have. The services of welfare consultants are FREE.

Completed welfare counselor training

Welfare consultants have already completed 6 months. duration of training at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. Consultations start from July 1, 2022. The services provided by the welfare consultant are FREE.
We invite you to register for a consultation.
The project is financed with the funds of the “Health” program of the financial mechanism of the European Economic Area

The welfare consultant posters are already in town

21 educational posters in A3 format are already displayed in the city of Kazlų Rūda.

With the help of the publicity campaign carried out during the project, the aim is to form a positive public opinion about the services of a welfare consultant and their possible benefits for human mental health.
People who show mild symptoms of stress, anxiety, insomnia, depression and psychological adaptation problems will be encouraged to apply through publicity tools.

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Educational posters for the welfare consultant were created

With the help of educational posters, the goal will be to make as many residents of the municipality as possible learn about the welfare consultant’s services. With the help of a psychologist, a poster content (idea) creation service was purchased. Based on the age and needs of the target group, 3 different poster designs (for youth, adults and the elderly) have been created.

The attributes of opinion formation were produced

In order to encourage the residents themselves to promote the welfare consultant service, opinion-forming attribute (fabric bags, t-shirts, jackets and jumpers) will be distributed during the project.

Residents will use the distributed opinion-building tools in their daily lives to form a positive background for the services of welfare consultants and act as ambassadors for welfare consultants.