Team

RITA BRIJUNAITE
Director

AURELIJA JANKIENĖ
Psychologist, Project Coordinator

Psychologist and project coordinator with 5 years of experience in the implementation of the Lifelong Learning Program, Leonardo da Vinci Innovation Transfer, SADM funded, Structural, Erasmus+ KA2 and KA3 projects. Conducts positive paternity group activities for families and consults couples on issues of mutual relations. Participates in providing comprehensive assistance to families with psychological and social difficulties.
Prepares training programs and implements them on social work professionals on a variety of topics, such as: “Aid for the clients who experience loss”; “New Methods – New Opportunities: Occupation Therapy in Social Work”, etc.
Currently is the coordinator of the project “Complex Services for family in Šiauliai City Municipality” (No. 08.4.1-ESFA-V-416-01-0008).

Professional knowledge is constantly being improved during international conferences and training.

INDRĖ MAKARAITĖ

Indre Makaraite , has a bachelor’s degree of Psychology and a master’s degree of Clinical Psychology, has 1 year of individual counseling experience with arrested, convicted clients and people who experience anxiety, depression.Areas of professional interest are suicidology, auto-aggressive behavior, psychology of addiction, trauma psychology, personality psychology, art therapy, film therapy, psychodrama.

At present, she is actively involved in providing comprehensive care for families with a psychological impairment or lack of social skills. Works with social risk families, individuals who have used violence and victims of violence in a nearby environment, conducts group activities on topics related to job search. Participates in variuos project activities. Professional knowledge is being improved during conferences and training.

 

BRIGITA BALSEIRO GARCIA
Social Programme Coordinator

Brigita Balseiro Garcia graduated from Šiauliai University with a Bachelor degree in English Philology and Spanish language. While studying, participated in international student organization ESN. As SocialErasmus coordinator organized social events and other activities for international students.

Currently, coordinates the international project “MENTOR: career-mentoring for transition success to work life”. Also coordinates the project “Integrating people who are socially excluded into the labor market” program “Choose, achieve and maintain!”.

Professional knowledge is constantly being improved during international conferences and training.

BRIGITA LILEIKYTĖ

Brigita Lileikytė has a bachelor’s degree in social work. Currently works as a social worker at the “Community Family House”, founded by the Social Innovation Center, consults families on various issues, provides motivation, information and life skills development services. Provides individual counseling and group activities for families affected by the crisis, organizes their occupation and family day events.

Professional knowledge is constantly being improved during international conferences and training.