Workshops 2015

We will have three time blocks of workshops, please choose one workshop from each time block:

Workshops A1)-A5): Tuesday, 21st, 10-12:30

Workshops B1)-B4): Tuesday, 21st, 13:30-16:00

Workshops C1)-C4): Wednesday, 22nd, 10-12:30

A1) Religion and spirituality in assessment

Prof. Dr. Sara Ashencaen Crabtree / Prof. Dr. Jonathan Parker (Bournemouth University): The place of religion and spirituality in social work assessment: sociological reflections and practical implications (Tuesday, 21st, 10-12:30) This round table discussion will consist of a subject introduction of 10 minutes followed by country reflections from participating academics and 20 minutes of open …

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A2) Neighbourhood-based approaches of social work with immigrant communities

Prof. Dr. Can Aybek (HS Bremen): Establishing contact, facilitating dialogue: Neighbourhood-based approaches of social work with immigrant communities (Tuesday, 21st, 10-12:30) The aim in this workshop is to get a basic overview how social workers who are involved in neighbourhood-based projects can approach immigrant groups who are living in this neighbourhood and facilitate a sustainable …

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A3) Building your professional identity

Monique Bas / Gwendolyn Verhulst (PXL University of Applied Sciences, Hasselt): Building your professional identity in social work – the method of core quadrants (Tuesday, 21st, 10-12:30) Each individual has positive qualities. Searching for these positive traits and strengthening them will empower the individual and will also help to build your professional Identity as a …

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A4) Activating approaches in social work and welfare

Dominique de Boer and students (Hanzehogeschool Groningen): Activating approaches in social work and welfare – examples, chances and limits (Tuesday, 21st, 10-12:30) A new law New Style Social Work in The Netherlands that puts the responsibility back at the client, offers threats and possibilities. We as social workers expect a lot of threats, but what …

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B1) Creation of OneMinute video films as a method for social empowerment

Kristiina Hämäläinen / Kari Keuru (HUMAK Helsinki): The creation of OneMinute video films as a method for social empowerment (Tuesday, 21st, 13:30-16:00) The workshop is based on an introduction to the concept of social empowerment in the context of Finnish Youth and Social Work. Here, participation and preventive work are the most important keywords. In …

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B2) The “five pillars of identity”: Social diagnosis and intervention planning

FH-Prof. DSA Mag. Dr. Irene Hiebinger (FH Linz): Social diagnosis and intervention planning along the model of the “five pillars of identity” (Tuesday, 21st, 13:30-16:00) In this workshop we will discuss the structure of a care and counselling process as a circular process. The main topic will be the helpfulness of the “five pillars of …

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B3) Social work in schools

Holger Kühl (HS Bremen): Social work in schools – methods and approaches (Tuesday, 21st, 13:30-16:00) Social work in schools has a longer history in Germany but also an inconsistent development. After the findings of the PISA studies, some weaknesses in the German education system have been identified and a bigger consequence was the establishment of …

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B4) Social work and reflexivity

Roundtable talk: Social work and reflexivity; moderated by Prof. Dr. Christian Spatscheck (HS Bremen), Prof. Dr. Sara Asencaen Crabtree (Bournemouth University) and Prof. Dr. Jonathan Parker (Bournemouth University); inspired by: Dr. Elisa Matutini (University of Pisa – Faculty of Political Sciences): (Tuesday, 21st, 13:30-16:00) The social worker needs skills related to reflexivity more than other …

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C1) Sociocracy – A collaborative governance method for social work

Dr. Michaela Moser (FH St. Pölten): The use of sociocracy – Exploring the potential of a collaborative governance method for social work (Wednesday, 22nd, 10-12:30) Sociocracy is a relatively new collaborative way of governance. It is based on circular conversation and organization, consent-based decision making and a specific way of dividing responsibilities to all members …

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C2) Principles & methods of conflict resolution

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Schäfer (HS Bremen): Principles and methods of conflict Resolution (Wednesday, 22nd, 10-12:30) This workshop will focus on conflict and conflict resolution in the context of inter-personal communication. Participants will learn about different explanations for conflict generation, the importance of values, attitudes and beliefs in conflict situations, communication options in conflict situations, types …

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C3) Perspectives on & about critical social work

Felix Seidel (HS Bremen, student): Perspectives on and about critical social work (Wednesday, 22nd, 10-12:30) The ability to critically reflect conditions, approaches, methods and results of social work is a key necessity for social workers. On the one hand, a critical perspective enables professionals to reflect their interventions and the outcomes of their work. On …

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C4) Methods of social work with Roma people.

David Urban, PhD (University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice): Methods of social Work wwith Roma People (Wednesday, 22nd, 10-12:30) The Roma population is the largest minority living in the Czech Republic. At work with this target group social workers use some selected theories and methods of social work. This workshop aims to introduce students to …

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