Social Work & Health: international perspectives, challenges and development

The international and multidisciplinary conference "Social Work & Health" is a meeting of academics and students from FH Bielefeld and colleagues from partner universities. Each session deals with challenges and development in social work and health care like for example health promotion, elderly care and self-care issues among clients and social worker.

The conference is part of the International Week at FH Bielefeld. Participation is free of charge and application.

date and place

Tuesday 14th | 17:30 - 19:00 and Wednesday 15th May 2019 | 10:00 - 16:00

FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences
Interaktion 1
33619 Bielefeld
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Program | Tuesday 14.05.2019 | 17:30 - 19:00 | Hörsaal D 3

Semester Lecture

Social Work Ethics, Health Promotion and Prevention in Youth Services
Prof. Dr. Kim Strom-Gottfried
University of North Carolina of Chapel Hill, School of Social Work

 

Program | Wednesday 15.05.2019 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Konferenzsaal

Session I: Social Work & Health

Social Work and Health Services in England
Dr. John Crossland
Senior Lecturer in Adult Social Care in the School of Health Sciences and Social Work at the University of Portsmouth (UK)

German Health Promotion: Challenges for Social Work
Dr. Anna Lena Rademaker
Lecturer for Special Assignments at the Faculty of Social Sciences at FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences and subject specialist for concepts and research projects at the German Professional Association for Social Work in Health Care (Deutsche Vereinigung für Soziale Arbeit im Gesundheitswesen DVSG)

Session II: Elderly Care

Home First - an Elderly Team Intervention Project
Dr. Susan Sommerfeldt
Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta in Edmonton (Canada)

LGBT*I Older Adults needing Long-term Care: The Relevance of Social Work and of Social Networks
Dr. Ralf Lottmann
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the Department of Sociology, University of Surrey (UK)

Session III: Self Care

Strengthening self management of children with addicted parents
Dr. Katja Makowsky
Professor for Nursing at the Faculty of Business and Health, department Nursing and Health, Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences

Social Media and Self-esteem: Influences on Mental Health & Social Work Solutions
Dr. Birte Schifhauer
Lecturer for Special Assignments at the Faculty of Social Sciences at FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences

 

 

Kontakt und Informationen

Dr. Anna Lena Rademaker
Referentin für Fachkonzepte und Forschungsprojekte in der DVSG-Geschäftsstelle und Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben an der Fachhochschule Bielefeld, Fachbereich Sozialwesen
T +49 (0) 521 - 1067817 (Büro FH-Bielefeld)
anna.lena.rademaker@dvsg.org