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Work experience

2006 - Present

Lecturer

Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Department of Welfare and Social Work

Subjects: Social security system of Latvia, Social policy, Social work administration in municipality, Administrative procedure in social service and social assistance provision​​

2009 - Present

Head of Social Administration, deputy director

Riga City Welfare Department

To plan and organize work of units of Social Administration; to supervise work of subordinated institutions and contracted organizations – social service providers; to do strategic planning and manage development of draft documents in the area of social service, social assistance and empoyment facilitation.​​

2000 - 2009

Director

Social office of Riga city Kurzemes district

To plan, organize and manage work of institution.​​

1999 - 2000

Assistant of Head of Social Assistance Administration

Riga City Welfare Department

To prepare documents and information according to requirements of manager organize meetings a.o. ​​

1997 - 1998

Consultant of Social and Labour Affairs Committee

The Parliament of Latvia (Saeima)

To prepare draft laws, technical documentation, to make meeting records, to prepare correspondence, to consult deputies in social legislation matters. ​​

Education and training

2006 - 2009

Doctoral study program “Sociology” 120 credit points

Rīga Stradiņš University

Title of the doctoral thesis "CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN SOCIAL POLICY MAKING OF LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES: THE PERSPECTIVE OF COMMUNITY WORK IN RIGA"; Scientific supervisor: Dr.phil. Lolita Vilka

1998 - 2004

Professional Master of Law

The University of Latvia

Legal theory, civil law, administrative law, criminal law, legal history, legal procedure, legal methodology a.o.

1998 - 2000

Master of Social Science in Public Administration

The University of Latvia

Public administration, public law, macroeconomics, public finances and budgeting, staff management, project management, ethics a.o.

1994 - 1998

Social worker

High school of social work and social pedagogies “Attīstība”

Social work in micro level, social work administration, psychology, political science, sociology e.o.

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

2019. Training programme on evaluation of evidence - based programmes for social services.

Riga. Europe Social Network and the University of Oxford in cooperation with Welfare Department of
the Riga City Council.

2019. European Social Network Conference. Milan, Italy. ESN.

2019. Baltic spring conference. Daugavpils. Latvian association of directors of social care and rehabilitation institutions (SARIDA)

2018. Seminar Evaluating managerial competencies and performance through co-creationmethod. (4 academic hours). Leader of the seminar L.Ozoliņa, GM 1488-13

2018. Inclusive Activation Seminar. Wien, Austria. Europe Social Network.
2018. Conference for Social Work Professionals "Social Work in the Institution". Social Workers Association.

2018. Collaboration and document storage using Office 365. Seminar (4 academic hours). A / S Datorzinību centrs.

2018. Academic reading "Biographical approach in sociology, its use in research" andOpening the book "Lottery of Destiny: An emotional and personal story about living next to a child withdisability. RSU Medical Education Technology Center.

2016. Presentation skills in English. Seminar (6 academic hours). School of Public Administration.

2016 Conference "Professional Integrity in Social Work I: Core Values of Social Work. Ministry of Welfare of the Latvia.

2016. Social Dialogue as a Precondition for the Professionalization of Social Work in the Baltic States. LatvianChristian Academy.

2015 Determination of employee strengths, potential and its discovery. 4 hours. Ltd. "Ķemers Business and Company Law"

2015 Motivation of employees. Type of motivation after Gerchikov. How to motivate different types of employees. 4 hours. Ltd. "Ķemers Business and Company Law"

2013 Development of evaluable social program. Merywood University College of health and human services and Social workers association. 8 hours.

2012 Scientific preparation for publication in peer-reviewed journals. RSU. 5 hours

2012 Pedagogical Skills in adult education. RSU. 12 hours

2012 Training for administrators in program evaluation. Merywood University College of health and human services and Riga City Council Welfare Department.

Field of research

▪ Community social work and citizen participation.

▪ Evaluation in social work.

▪ Social service administration.

Supervised study course

Latvian social security system

Social Policy

Social work organization in local governments

Social Work: Social Services Administration, and quality assessment

Head of study course

Lectured study course

Latvian social security system

Social Work Organisations in Municipalities

Social work organization in local governments

Social Work: Social Services Administration, and quality assessment

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Supervision of course, bachelor's and master's theses according to department plan.

Projects

The seminar "Labour rights" in SIF project "Motivation program for women with children - Riga City Kurzeme District and Latgale Region Kraslava territory Social service clients in the labor market" 01.10.2005. - 01.09.2006. and "Motivation program for young people with low social skills in the labor market" 01.10.2006. - 30.09.2007.

Riga Planning Region an ESF-funded project "Development of Riga Planning Region Programme for alternative social care and social rehabilitation services 2010- 2016" Head of Management Group. Project implementation time: 31.08.2009. - 30.06.2010.

▪Head of working group of the ESF project "Work practice activities in municipalities working skills acquisition and maintenance" Riga City Welfare Department, 05.07.2010. - 31.12.2010.

▪Europe Social Fund project "Strengthening administrative capacity of Latvian Association of SOS Children's Villages, development of social rehabilitation services. Project implementation time: 30.10.2012. - December 14, 2012.

" (Id No. 1DP / 1.5.2.2.2. / 12 / APIA / SIF / 206), the expert for family policy in municipalities. Project duration: 30.10.2012. - 12.14.2012.​

European Social Network (http://www.esn-eu.org/home/index.html)member of the Aging and Care group, September 2014 - 2017.

European Social Network, European Semester (ReferenceGroup on EU Social Governance (European Semester), since September 2014.

Memberships

Member and board member of the Social Workers Association since its foundation in 2006. From March 2011 to December 2014 - Chairman of the Board of the Society of Social Workers. Currently Deputy Chairman of the Board.

Awards and recognitions

Riga City Council Honorary Diploma, issued on June 7, 2007.

Ministry of Welfare Recognition Diploma , issued on 19 September 2008.

Ministry of Education and Science, Gratitude Diploma, issued on 17 May 2012.

Riga City Council Gratitude Diploma, issued on December 21, 2012.

Riga Stradiņš University Certificate of Recognition, issued on 28 November 2014.

Annual Award in the Social Sector. Riga City Council Social Affairs Committee L.Kurdyumov Prize in social work. 2018

Publications

Research articles​​

Moors, Mārtiņš. Development perspective of the community social work in Latvia / M.Moors // Collection of Scientific Papers : Research articles, 2008 : Economics. Communication. Politics. Sociology. Social policy and social work. Law / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Riga, 2008. - P.14-21.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Population participation in Latvian social policy / M.Moors // Collection of Scientific Papers : Research Articles, 2009 : Economics. Communication Sciences. Political Science. Sociology. Social Policy and Social Work. Law / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Riga, 2010. - P.188-197.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Iedzīvotāju līdzdalības priekšnoteikumi pašvaldības sociālās politikas veidošanā / M.Moors // Zinātniskie raksti : 2010.g. sociālo zinātņu nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 153.-162.lpp.

Community based rehabilitation for children with disability in Riga : SWOT analysis / L.Cibule, M.Moors, A.Vetra ...[et al.] // 18th European Congress of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (Thessaloniki, Greece, 28 May -1 June, 2012) : Proceedings. - Thessaloniki, 2012. - P.158-160.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Community work - the missing link of municipal social policy / M.Moors // SHS Web of Conferences : Proceedings. - Vol.2 (2012) : 3rd International interdisciplinary scientific conference "Society. Health. Welfare" & 1st Congress of rehabilitation doctors of Latvia (Riga, Nov.11-12, 2010) / Rīga Stradiņš University. - 00023-p.1-00023-p.6. - Pieejams arī tiešsaistē: http://www.shs-conferences.org/

Moors, Mārtiņš. Prakses apguves četri balsti : [par sociālā darba prakses jautājumiem] / M.Moors // Var pazīt pēc darbiem: sociālā darba izglītībai Latvijā 20 gadi: 1991/1992, 2011/2012 / [par izdevumu atb. A.Mukāne]. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2012. - 78.-79.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Sociālais darbs ar bezdarbniekiem un tā ietekmes ekonomiskie aspekti / M.Moors // Zinātniskie raksti : 2011.g. sociālo zinātņu nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 172.-178.lpp.

Fiļipova, Marina. Programme evaluation – Case work with families and children in Riga / M.Filipova, M.Moors // SHS Web of Conferences : Proceedings. - Vol.10 (2014) : 4th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare" (Riga, Latvia, Nov.22-23, 2012) / Rīga Stradiņš University. - 00008-p.1-00008-p.10. - Pieejams arī tiešsaistē: http://www.shs-conferences.org/

Moors, Mārtiņš. Jaunu sociālo pakalpojumu attīstīšana [Development of new social services]: [par sociālā darba organizāciju Rīgā] / M.Moors // Sociālais Darbs Latvijā. - Nr.1 (2016), 41.-45.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Sociālās palīdzības un sociālo pakalpojumu attīstības tendences Rīgā [Development tendencies of social assistance and social services in Riga]/ M.Moors //
Sociālais darbs: izglītība, pētniecība, prakse 2017 : [rakstu krājums] / sastādītāja L.Vilka ; Rīgas
Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2017. - 25.-39.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Ētisko dilemmu risināšanas piemēri [Examples of solution of Ethical Dilemmas]: [par ētiku sociālajā darbā] / M.Moors, I.Lāss //
Sociālais Darbs Latvijā. - Nr.1 (2017), 47.-51.lpp. ; Nr.2 (2017);

Moors, Mārtiņš. Sociālo pakalpojumu ģimenēm ar bērniem attīstība Rīgā [Development of social services for families with children in Riga]/ M.Moors. S.Rancāne //
Sociālais Darbs Latvijā. - Nr.1 (2017), - 10.-16.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Sociālā darba ar veciem cilvēkiem specifika : praktiķu pieredzes apkopojums [The specifics of social work with older people: a summary of practitioners' experiences]/
M.Moors // Sociālais Darbs Latvijā. - Nr.1 (2018), 22.-26.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Ētiskās dilemmas risināšana : Rīgas Labklājības departamenta pieredze [Addressing the Ethical Dilemma: Experience of the Riga Welfare Department]/ M.Moors //
Sociālais Darbs Latvijā. - Nr.1 (2018), 47.-49.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš, Latvijas sociālās drošības sistēmas ieceres un veidošanās gadsimtu mijā [The plans and formation of the Latvian social security system at the turn of the century]: [par
sociālās drošības sistēmu 20.un 21.gs. mijā] / M.Moors // Sociālais Darbs Latvijā, Nr.1 (2019), 6.-
26.lpp.

Abstracts​​

Moors, Mārtiņš. Iedzīvotāju līdzdalība pašvaldības sociālās politikas veidošanā - ekspertu vērtējums = Population participation in social policy making in municipalities - expert's point of view / M.Moors // 2. Starptautiskā starpdisciplinārā zinātniskā konference "Sabiedrība. Veselība. Labklājība" : tēzes = 2nd International interdisciplinary scientific conference "Society. Health. Welfare" : abstracts (Rīga, 2008.g. 6.-7.nov.) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2008. - 57.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Iedzīvotāju tiesības un sociālajiem pakalpojumiem Latvijā - iespējas un problēmas / M.Moors // 2008.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2008.g. 13.-14.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2008. - 283.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Iedzīvotāju līdzdalība pašvaldības sociālās politikas veidošanā - ekspertu vērtējums / M.Moors // 2009.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2009.g. 2.-3.apr.) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2009. - 275.lpp.

7-10 gadus vecu Rīgas bērnu ar attīstības traucējumiem dzīves kvalitāte / L.Cibule, A.Vētra, G.Virsnīte, M.Moors ...[u.c.] // 2010.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2010.g. 18.-19.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 55.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Comparison of social participation of Latvian and Russian speaking inhabitants / M.Moors // 3rd International interdisciplinary scientific conference "Society. Health. Welfare" & 1st Congress of rehabilitation doctors of Latvia (Riga, Nov.11-12, 2010) : Abstracts / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte ...[u.c.]. - Riga, 2010. - P.69-70.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Klientu gatavība līdzdalībai pašvaldības sociālās politikas veidošanā / M.Moors, I.Švekle // 2010.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2010.g. 18.-19.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 407.lpp.

Community based rehabilitation for children with disability in Riga city : SWOT analysis : [abstract] / L.Cibule, M.Moors, A.Vetra ...[et al.] // European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. - Vol.48, Suppl.1, N 2 (2012), p.222. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Effectiveness analysis of social work with the unemployed in the context of social assistance / M.Moors // 4th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare" & 1st Conference of Speech Therapists (Riga, Nov.22-23, 2012) : Abstracts / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte ...[u.c.]. - Riga, 2012. - P.77.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Sociālais darbs ar bezdarbniekiem un tā ietekmes ekonomiskie aspekti / M.Moors // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 412.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Evaluation results of paid temporary public work project / M.Moors, R.Klimkane // 5th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare" & 2nd Conference of Speech Therapists (Riga, Nov.26-28, 2014) : Abstracts / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte ...[u.c.]. - Riga, 2014. - P.89-90.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Preventīvā sociālā darba vieta sociālās drošības sistēmā / M.Moors, I.Gorohova // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 421.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Development trends of social services and social assistance in Riga / M.Moors // 6th
International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare: Living in the World of
Diversity: Social Transformations. Innovations. Solutions" (Riga, Nov.23-25, 2016) : Abstracts / Rīga
Stradiņš University ...[et al.]. - Riga, 2016. - P.77.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Ilgstošu sociālās palīdzības saņēmēju datu analīze [Analysis of long-term recipients of social assistance]/ M.Moors, B.Skuja // 2017.gada
Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. -
356.lpp.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Evaluation of results of social rehabilitation programmes for young people with
behavioural problems / M.Moors, J.Osis // 7th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference
"Society. Health. Welfare: Contemporary Social Dynamics and Welfare: Urban and Rural
Development Perspectives" (Rīga, Oct.10-12, 2018) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga,
2018. - P.95.

Moors, Mārtiņš. Methodological problems of social services evaluation research : example of family
assistant service / M.Moors, J.Osis // Rīga Stradiņš University International Interdisciplinary
Conference on Social Sciences "Places" (Riga, Latvia, Apr.2, 2019) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš
University. - Rīga, 2019. - P.34.

Books

Sociālais darbs. Izglītība, pētniecība, prakse 2017

Autors(i): Lolita Vilka, Anita Ābele, Laura Arāja, Ārija Baltiņa, Klinta Beļūne, Dace Erkena, Jeļena Hodakovska-Migunova, Maksims Ivanovs, Alise Kalniņa, Marta Kalniņa, Līva Kamarūta, Kristiāna Kaminska, Marika Lotko, Daniels Markovičs, Mārtiņš Moors, Linda Puriņa, Jānis Reirs, Inese Strauta, Ilze Trapenciere, Jānis Vētra
Izdevniecība: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte

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Inga Millere
Dean, Academic Staff
Kristīne Mārtinsone
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Ģirts Briģis
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Olafs Brūvers
Academic Staff, Chair
Lolita Vilka
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Anita Villeruša
Chair, Scientific Council, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Leading Researcher, Project Manager
Voldemārs Arnis
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff
Liāna Deklava
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Inese Gobiņa
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher, Project Manager
Laila Meija
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Jeļena Koļesņikova
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff, Manager
Lauma Spriņģe
Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme, Leading Researcher (Acting)
Uģis Ciematnieks
Academic Staff, Head of Study Programme
Kristaps Circenis
Head of Study Programme, Academic Staff