Senior expert at the Social integration state agency (SIVA)
Katrīna Sevruka works as senior expert at the Social integration state agency (SIVA). The Agency is direct governing institution under the supervision of the Minister of Welfare. The aim of the Agency is to promote the social integration of people with disabilities and persons with functional disorders, to provide access to vocational rehabilitation in vocational secondary or first-level vocational higher education. Overall SIVA provides more than 30 vocational education training programs to acquire professional qualification. During the training process students receive the support from multidisciplinary team of professionals such as social worker, psychologist, caregiver, medical staff and career counselor. Career support is integral part of the whole vocational rehabilitation process, which includes building cooperation with employers and support students in the process of finding an in-company practice places and potential permanent job place.