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57 | SOCIAL WORK THEORIES AND METHODS

Duration
17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024
Language
English
Status
REGULAR
Course directors :
Vito Flaker , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Michaela Moser , St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Nina Schiøll Skjefstad , Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Mari Nordstrand , Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Course description:

This course seeks to explore the development of social work knowledge and its use in different countries. It examines a range of theoretical models and takes into account the significant influence of traditions, culture and politics on the development of diverse models in different countries and on social work as a whole. Previous topics have included: construction of social work identity, risk, assessment and management,measuring success and outcomes, knowledge base in working with diverse groups, ethical dilemmas in regard to management and policies, methods and techniques in different countries, strategies in the climate of austerity.

Course lecturers:
Anja Bohinec , National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia, Slovenia
Valentina Hlebec , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Gordana Horvat , University of Osijek, Croatia
Katarina Opačić , Centre for Social Welfare, Daruvar, Croatia
Anže Štrancar , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Nino Žganec , University of Zagreb, Croatia
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