To Raise an Awareness within the scope of the World Social Service Day an Event was organized at CIU
Saime Uluçaylı, Lecturer of the Social Sciences Department of the School of Health Sciences Cyprus International University (CIU) said to raise awareness of the CIU Social Services Department, School of Health Sciences students due to the "World Social Service Day" brochures were distributed to give information about what social service is, what its aims are and what the work areas of social workers are.
Uluçaylı stated that to raise awareness of every individual in the university, some banners were prepared by the Faculty students such as 'Equality for Society', 'Equality for All', 'Awareness of Power', 'Social Work Listening Art and your Hope is Science'.
Buse Erzeybek, Lecturer of the Social Sciences Department of the School of Health Sciences, Cyprus International University (CIU), who made a speech within the scope of the World Social Service Day said World Social Day has been celebrated on the 3rd Tuesday of March every year since 1983 in the world. Erzeybek said that social work is a discipline and a practice-based science that embraces social change and it aims development and emancipation of individual rights and freedom.
Buse Erzeybek said "Social work aims to provide social equality and justice without increasing the well-being of people and society without ignoring the influence of the environment, by adhering to the right-based work of individual, group and society". Lecturer Erzeybek emphasized the importance of using theories of human behaviour and social systems and she added that it is a profession that fulfils the practice with methods and techniques specific to social work.