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Surname(s) / First name(s) Baciu Loreni

Address(es) Drobeta Turnu Severin, Mehedinti, Romania

Timisoara, Timis, Romania

Residence: Timisoara, No. 9 Cugir Street, ap. 10, Timis county, Romania

Telephone(s) 0040727312722

0040726198203

Fax 0040256-499431

E-mail loreni.baciu@yahoo.com

Nationality Romanian

Date of birth March, 20-th, 1982

Gender Female

Occupational field Academic / Social Work

Work experience

Date

Occupation or position held

Main activities and responsibilities

Name and address of employer

Type of business or sector

Date

Occupation or position held

Main activities and responsibilities

Name and address of employer

Type of business or sector

Date

Occupation or position held

Main activities and responsibilities

Name and address of employer

Type of business or sector

Date

Occupation or position held

Main activities and responsibilities

Name and address of employer

Type of business or sector

Education and training

Dates

Title of qualification awarded

Principal subjects covered

Name and type of organisation

providing education and training

October 2007 – present

Assistant Lecturer

Teaching activities with students

Developing and implementing educational contexts

Supervise individual learning activities of the students

West University of Timisoara, 4 th V. Parvan Street, Timisoara, Romania

Academic/Teaching/Research

October 2006 – present

Coordinator of Development Department

Identifying financing opportunities and accessing them

Writing grant applications

Elaborating development strategies

Negotiating partnerships and collaborations

Bethany Social Services Foundation, 4 th Calea Dorobantilor Street, Timisoara, Romania

Social Work/Social Services

October 2005 – October 2007

Junior Teaching Assistant

Teaching activities with students

Developing and implementing educational contexts

Supervise individual learning activities of the students

West University of Timisoara, 4 th V. Parvan Street, Timisoara, Romania

Academic/Teaching/Research

June 2005 – October 2006

Social Worker

Case management in child protection services

Family preservation services

Monitoring adoptions and evaluating adoptive families

Training sessions for families that want to adopt (development of parental abilities)

Bethany Social Services Foundation, 16 th A Fagaras Street, Timisoara, Romania

Social Work/Social Services

2007-2010

Phd in Sociology

Sociology

University of Bucharest, Romania; Sociology and Social Work Faculty, Romania

West University of Timisoara, Sociology and Psychology Faculty, Romania


Dates

Title of qualification awarded

Principal subjects covered

Name and type of organisation

providing education and training

Dates

Title of qualification awarded

Principal subjects covered

Name and type of organisation

providing education and training

Personal skills and

competences

Mother tongue(s) Romanian

2005 - 2007

Masters Degree in Social Work

Management and Social Work

West University of Timisoara, Sociology and Psychology Faculty, Romania

2001-2005

Diploma

Social Work

West University of Timisoara, Sociology and Psychology Faculty, Social Work Department, Romania

Other language(s)

Self-assessment Understanding Speaking Writing

European level (*) Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production

English C1 C1 C1 C1 C1

Italian B2 A2 B1 A2 A1

French B2 B1 B1 B2 A1

(*) Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Social skills and competences Easiness in communication and establishment of social relationships, abilities for quality team

work

Organisational skills and Abilities for team coordination, Eficient time management, Task-oriented

competences

Computer skills and Office, Explorer, Corel Draw, SPSS

competences

Artistic skills and competences Creativity in the problem solving process; innovative approach

Other skills and competences Abilities in mediation, negotiation and positive conflict solving; Resilience to stress; Ability to

concentrate in order to respect short dead-lines

Driving licence B category, since 2008

Additional information At request

Annexes List of published work


Experience in project

implementation

Project: „Creating and promoting social economy tools for professional insertion of

disadvantaged groups”, ESF Funds, Priority Axis 6 – Development of Social Economy

Contract duration: August 2011 - November 2011

Position within the project: Expert/trainer social inclusion (Short time expert)

Tasks: recruiting project beneficiaries, conducting an initial social evaluation, keeping contact

with the organizations where the beneficiaries will complete their training/internship, conducting

a final evaluation of the training stage.

Name and address of the employer: National Association of Human Resources Specialists, No.

4 Piaţa Rosetti street, apartments 307-310, district 2, Bucharest

Project: „RSH – Romanian-Serbian-Hungarian Experience Exchanges in Employment

for Young People”, PROGRESS Programme VP/2010/005, financed by the European

Commission, Budget line 04-04-01-01 Projects contributing to exchange of good

practices.

Implementation period: July 2011 - July 2012

Position within the project: Project manager

Tasks: general coordination of project implementation, in accordance with the grant agreement

provisions; ensuring an adequate communication between partners; representing the

partnership in relation with the Contracting Authority; monitoring the project implementation,

both from technical and financial perspective; direct monitoring of the Regional Coordinators

from the 3 countries involved in the project.

Name and address of the employer: Bethany Social Services Foundation, No.4 Calea

Dorobantilor street, 4 Timisoara, Timis county.

Project: „Equality throughout difference. The access of Roma women on the labour

market”, ESF Funds, Priority axis 6 – Promoting equality on the labour market

Contract duration: April 2011 - July 2011

Position within the project: Researcher (Short-time expert)

Tasks: general coordination of the study regarding national and transnational practice models in

professional insertion of disadvantaged categories, elaborating the research methodology;

analysing the results; formulating the conclusions and preparing the material for further

publishing.

Name and address of the employer: Association of Roma Women „For Our Children”, No. 42

Calea Dorobantilor street, Timisoara, Timis county.

Project: “Promoting the Resilience of Youth Delinquent (PRYD)”, Daphne III - Specific

Transnational Projects, Action Grants

Contract duration: January 2011 - December 2012

Position within the project: Project assistant

Tasks: implementing administrative and secretarial tasks, participating in dissemination

activities, participating in organizing and holding international events and meetings with the

transnational partners, developing acquisition procedures.

Name and address of the employer: West University of Timisoara, No. 4 Vasile Parvan

Boulevard, Timisoara, Timis county

Project: „The graduates’ skills and the employers’ needs. An action-research for

employment”, ESF Funds, Priority axis 1 – Quality in higher studies

Duration of contract: 2010-2011

Position within the project: Short term expert

Tasks: participating in the elaboration of research methodology, applying the research

instruments, elaborating the research report, report dissemination.

Name and address of the employer : West University of Timisoara, No. 4 Vasile Parvan

Boulevard, Timisoara, Timis county


Project: „The graduates’ skills and the employers’ needs. An action-research for

employment”, ESF Funds, Priority axis 1 – Quality in higher studies

Duration of contract: 2010-2011

Position within the project: Short term expert

Tasks: participating in the elaboration of research methodology, applying the research

instruments, elaborating the research report, report dissemination.

Name and address of the employer : West University of Timisoara, No. 4 Vasile Parvan

Boulevard, Timisoara, Timis county

Project: „TRANZIT- increasing the women’s access on the labour market and the

social inclusion of victims of domestic violence and other vulnerable categories”, ESF

Funds, Priority Axis 6 – Promoting equality on the labour market

Duration of contract: 2009-2010

Position within the project: Short term Expert – type A

Tasks: organizing and implementing work-shops and seminars with specialists in prevention

and reduction of domestic violence, editing work methodologies with the support groups for

victims of domestic abuse, developing partnerships with local stakeholders, in order to develop

awareness campaigns on domestic violence topics.

Name and address of the employer: Bethany Social Services Foundation, No.4 Calea

Dorobantilor street, 4 Timisoara, Timis county.

Project: „Friends by Nature”, Neighbourhood Programme Romania – Serbia 2006

Implementation period: 2008-2009

Position within the project: Project assistant

Tasks: implementing administrative and secretarial tasks, participating in dissemination

activities, participating in organizing and developing promotional events, developing acquisition

procedures.

Name and address of the employer: Bethany Social Services Foundation, no. 16 th A Fagaras

street, Timisoara, Timis county

Project:: „Come on over!”, Neighbourhood Programme Romania – Serbia 2005

Implementation period: 2007-2008

Position within the project: Dissemination specialist

Task: coordinating dissemination activities, maintaining contact with cross-border partners,

organizing the work-shops within the project, editing and preparing the materials used within the

training activities.

Name and address of the employer: Bethany Social Services Foundation, no. 16 th A Fagaras

street, Timisoara, Timis county

Project: „CEEX Module III, Promoting scientific research on quality of life within local

communities and implications on education – PROCED”, Excellence in Research

Programme

Implementation period: 2006-2008

Position within the team: Member of the team

Tasks: organizing the scientific events (work-shops, seminars, round-tables) held in Timis

county, implementing studies and researches on the topic of quality in education and presenting

these results within academic gatherings.

Name and address of the employer : West University of Timisoara, No. 4 Vasile Parvan

Boulevard, Timisoara, Timis county


Annex – List of published work

Books:

- Theories and Methods in Social Work, Timişoara: Marineasa, 2006; ISBN 973-631-284-4 (co-author);

- The Organizing and Functioning of the Romanian Social Work System, Timişoara: Solness, 2009; ISBN 978-973-729-171-4 (coauthor)

- The successful scientific paper in the field of social sciences (coordinators: Runcan, Buzărnescu, Alexiu), Chapter VII „Processing

the data within the research by using SPSS program" (co-author), Timişoara: Brumar, 2010; ISBN 978-973-602-525-9

- The practical training of the future professionals in the field of social work (coord. - Goian), Timişoara: Ed. Universităţii de Vest,

2010; ISBN 978-973-125-321-3

- The fundamentals of Social Work - seminar notebook, Timişoara: Eurostampa, 2010; ISBN 978-606-569-147-6 (co-author)

- The Social Works of the Risk Groups (coordinator - Buzducea), chapter 27 - The Romanian social services providers: the third

sector organizations, pp. 835-850, Iaşi, Ed. Polirom, 2010; ISBN 978-973-46-0277-3

Articles published in Journals or Conference Proceedings:

- Skills Supply and Skills Demand Among Youth: Object of Concern or Object of Hope?, Social Work Review, No.

4, 2011,

- Religion and social cohesion in rural area, A. Neagoe – Ed. “Values and Spirituality in Social Work Practice”, 2011, Verlag

fur Kultur und Wissenschaft, pp. 103-114

- The role of collaboration between public and private sectors in promoting quality of social work interventions, in P.L. Runcan

and E. Zamfir – Eds. “Risks and Opportunities of the Romanian Social Work System”, Timişoara: Excelsior Art, pp. 41-48

- Community participation and involvement in social action, Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, No. 33 E/2011,

pp. 5-22

- The role of project based interventions in preventing recidivism among delinquent children and youth: Case study-A life skill

development program, Today’s Children are Tomorrow’s Parents, 2011, No. 29, pp. 5-12

- Promoting the resilience of youth delinquent, Today’s Children are Tomorrow’s Parents, 2011, No. 29, pp. 86-95

- Promoting Child Welfare in the Romanian-Serbian Cross-border Region. Practical aspects and Good Practice Models,

Today’s Children are Tomorrow’s Parents, 2011, No. 28, pp. 11-21

- The third sector organizations and the welfare state crisis, Society and Politics, 2010, Arad: Vasile Goldiş University Press,

pp. 115-134

- Community involvement in support programs, addressed to social reinsertion of young delinquents, the Proceedings of the

First International Conference Social Work Perspective on Quasi-Coercive Treatment of Offenders, 2009, Timisoara: Editura

Universitatii de Vest, 218-228

- What Goes Beyound the Smiles? An Exploration of the Relationship Between Private and Public Social Services Providers

in Romania, in Public Economics, Public Management and Public Policy, Volume 3, 2009, Izmir: Birlesik Matbaacilik, 381-395

- Social services and their influence on the subjective well-being of the elderly, in Revista de Asistenta Sociala Gerontologica,

Nr. 1, 2009, pp. 75-82, www.journalgsw.uvt.ro

- Age vs. Beauty?, Gerontological Social Work Review, No. 1, 2008, Timisoara: Editura Universitatii de Vest, pp. 12-23

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