Kanál SP na YouTube SP na Facebooku SP na Floowie


Archiv čísel » 2016/4 - ERIS Journal - Summer 2016 »

More Alike Than We Think? Frames and Practice of Social Work with Families in the UK and Germany

Katherine Bird

Medailon autora:

Dr. Katherine Bird is an independent sociologist based in Berlin. She has worked in both academia
and an NGO for families, focusing in recent years on parenting support for disadvantaged families.
She is interested in the transfer of knowledge between academics and practitioners and is currently
cooperating with both to develop a parenting support programme for refugees.


Given the substantial differences between the UK and Germany in terms of both their welfare state regimes and in the portrayal of disadvantaged families in public discourse, it would be logical to also expect different approaches to social work with families in these two countries. However, in presenting the Troubled Families Programme in the UK and Sozialpädagogische Familienhilfe in Germany the article aims to highlight the extensive similarities in social work practice. In the same way as theories and practice of social work are increasingly crossing borders, changes in the composition of families are also a growing challenge to social work in many countries. The article illustrates some of the questions confronting practitioners working with multi-household families with a real-life example.

Klíčová slova:

social work with families, welfare state regimes, Sozialpädagogsische Familienhilfe, Troubled Families Programme, social pedagogy, triple mandate of social work, Germany, the United Kingdom

s. 79 - 95

Podobné články

Akademické články Emerging Models of Social Work Accompanying Housing, or How Czech Social Workers Treat Homelessness in Families with Children, while Having No Legal Support
Akademické články Social Work Practice of Hospital Social Workers under the Structural Adjustment Program in Greece: Social Workers Protecting the Right to Health Care within the Context of Neoliberalism
Akademické články Reflection of the Impacts of the Society Transformation in Relation to the Education at Social Work
Akademické články The Practice of Social Work in Health Care in the Czech Republic: How to Identify Understanding the Practice of Social Work in Health Care through Research?
Akademické články Consequences of the Modernization of Society and Possible Coping Mechanisms, with an Example from Italy

Nabídka nových knih

Psychoterapeutická ...
Stočesová; Čáp
Život je příliš ...
Alain Samson
Teorie terapie ...
Carl R. Rogers
Věčná touha ...
Bärbel Wardetzki
Strach z nemocí
Morschitzky; Hartl
Psychologické typy
Carl G. Jung
Vazba v psychoterapii
David J. Wallin

... kompletní nabídka

© 2014, časopis Sociální práce/Sociálna práca | … vstup do administrace