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Workshops & Presentations

Monday 29th of May - Session 1 - From 13:15 to 14:15
Guðrún Þorgerður Ágústsdóttir & Jóna Guðný EyjólfsdóttirHomelessness in Small Countries, Development of Services and Future VisionIcelandPresentationBjörtuloft
Maria SwanThe Right to a Home: Does the housing First Model work during a Housing Crisis?IrelandPresentationBjörtuloft
Birthe PovlsenHousing First Europe – a way to end or reduce homelessness in European countriesDenmarkPresentationBjörtuloft
Camilla Steen Christensen, Eva Barfred Jacobsen, Katrine Bergstrøm Misser, John Steen Johansen & Hussain Al-WaeliProject CYRAC – Children and Youth as Researchers and Agents of Change in a Local CommunityDenmarkPresentationHáaloft
Olja Družić Ljubotina, Marijana Kletečki Radović & Marijana MajdakStigmatization of children who live in terms of poverty: can it be different?CroatiaPresentationHáaloft
Guðný Björk Eydal, Carin Björngren Cuadra, Lis Klovning Hansen Montes de Oca, Ingibjörg Lilja Ómarsdóttir & Merja RapeliDisaster Social Work in the Nordic Countries: Sustainability and Social CapitalIcelandWorkshopKaldalón
Brian Littlechild“Co-production: A key element of ethical and effective approaches to social work with service users, carers, and staff in social work practice and policy- a critically evaluative account of the current discourse, with examples from research, policy, and educational developments”
United KingdomWorkshopRíma A
Susan SylvestHow to communicate with your citizen in a digitalized worldDenmarkWorkshopRíma B
Anne Marie Villumsen, Camilla Brath & Lotte JunkerDignifying families at risk: How a change in caseworker approach changes user perspective, agency and perception of selfDenmarkWorkshopStemma 3
Collin den BraberProfessional agency of Social Workers in times of austerityNetherlandsWorkshopStemma 4
Aldree Martinez & Sjaak van der KolkEmpowerment of sex workers in AmsterdamNetherlandsWorkshopVísa 1
Hlín SæþórsdóttirMigration and Human Trafficking: Practical Applications for Social WorkIcelandWorkshopVísa 2
Monday 29th of May - Session 2 - From 14:30 to 15:30
Håvard Aaslund“I am making my own recovery program” – combating marginalization through community workNorwayPresentationBjörtuloft
Axel Olaf Kern & Perpetua SchmidClient Oriented Marketing in Social Services - Example of Residential Addiction Rehab Centers
Katariina KohonenSocial work and digital innovations: a self-management program for financial troubles as an example
Guðbjörg Ottósdóttir, Edda Ólafsdóttir, Hilma Hólmfríður Sigurðardóttir & Hera Ósk EinarsdóttirSocial work and refugees in Iceland: Challenges and opportunitiesIcelandWorkshopHáaloft
Valerie O’BrienThe Intersection of been "Both a Sending and Receiving Country in Interlocutory Adoption": A Case Study exploring USA and Ireland historical and Current PracticesIrelandPresentationKaldalón
Erla Björg Sigurðardóttir & Elísabet KarlsdóttirParents on the Margin- Children’s HeritageIcelandPresentationKaldalón
Carol WassellChanging the way we think about kinship careScotlandPresentationKaldalón
Maggie Mellon & Catriona GrantParent Advocacy and Rights (PAR) - an account of an alliance between social workers and parents with lived experience of child protection and care processes to improve decisions and outcomes for children.United KingdomWorkshopRíma A
Roxane Caron« I agreed to speak to you in order to… » Ethical Reflections on Research in Refugee Camps CanadaPresentationRíma B
Caroline Lester« For me it was a relief, because it’s the first time I really talked about my experience from beginning to end »: Life stories of asylum seekers in MontrealCanadaPresentationRíma B
Myriam RichardWhen Research Gives (Back) A Voice to Refugees and Immigrants : Co-creating the « Immigrant Parents in Transition » Workshop programCanadaPresentationRíma B
Mark Humme & Anna Lena RademakerSocial practice of behaviour and activation. Critical thoughts about current marginalization in the school to work transitionGermanyWorkshopStemma 3
Laura KeisanenDigital Child ProtectionFinlandWorkshopStemma 4
Ástríður Halldórsdóttir & Katrín G. AlfreðsdóttirSubstance misuse, policy planning and harm reduction in IcelandIcelandWorkshopVísa 1
Nehami BaumGender Sensitive Intervention to Improve Work with Fathers in Child Welfare ServicesIsraelPresentationVísa 2
Marijana Majdak, Štefica Karačić, Tanja Katkić StanićChildren of Imprisoned Parents: Croatian PerspectiveCroatiaPresentationVísa 2
Monday 29th of May - Session 3 - From 16:00 to 17:00
Sigurveig H. Sigurðardóttir & Ingemar KåreholtInformal and Formal Care of Older People Living at Home in IcelandIcelandPresentationBjörtuloft
Vadim Moldovan"From privilege to pauperism: The plight of the elderly in the post-socialist realm"MoldovaPresentationBjörtuloft
HeeSoon Lee & Heejoo Gwen Kim"Animated Documentary Films to Raise Awareness of Elder Abuse through the Interdisciplinary Collaboration"USAPresentationBjörtuloft
Anna Gupta, Bridget Featherstone & Kate Morris"Let’s stop feeding the risk monster: towards a social model of ‘child protection’"United KingdomWorkshopHáaloft
Cornelia Niehof"Still a problem for persons with disabilities- a practical example"NetherlandsPresentationKaldalón
Andrea Trenkwalder-Egger"“Rückenwind” Project – an example of gift–giving oriented social work"AustriaPresentationKaldalón
Graca Maria André"Social Workers Education and Human Rights Realization"PortugalPresentationRíma A
Collin den Braber (NL) and Michel Tirions (BE)"The Capability Approach and Human Rights in Social Work"NetherlandsPresentationRíma A
Anna Gärdegård and Ola Johnsson"Unaccomponied minors in the Nordic"SwedenWorkshopRíma B
Birgitte Rasmussen & Anja Tina Schreiber"ViKaSku – We Can Do It!"DenmarkWorkshopStemma 3
Susan Mackey"The Intersection of Immigration and Child Welfare"IrelandWorkshopStemma 4
Henrik Egelund Nielsen"Preparedness Instruments for Social Workers for the implementation and impact of the new legislation on reductions of social benefits in Denmark
DenmarkWorkshopVísa 1
Hrefna ÓlafsdóttirPrevention and Mental HealthIcelandWorkshopVísa 2
Tuesday 30th of May - Session 1 - From 13:15 to 14:15
Halvor Fauske, Willy Lichtwarck, Bente Heggem Kojan, Graham Clifford, Anita Skårstad Storhaug & Edgar MarthinsenSocial Work, Child Welfare and Social ClassNorwayWorkshopBjörtuloft
Maeve Foreman & Muireann Ní RaghallaighResponding to asylum seekers living on the margins of Irish society: The experiences of social work practitionersIrelandPresentationHáaloft
Sergej Augustin ErdeljaPresentation of a RAN (Radicalisation awareness network) and a role of a social work in a radicalisation casesCroatiaPresentationHáaloft
Jessica H. Jönsson & Sofie G KarlssonMigration, older refugees and social workSwedenPresentationHáaloft
Ana Isabel Lima, Josefine Johannsson & Rory TruellGlobal Agenda: How can Social Workers promote Sustainability?IFSW EuropeWorkshopKaldalón
Lena DominelliBeyond Marginality: The Exclusion of White Working Class Men from a Prosperous Europe, What Can/Should Social Workers Do?United KingdomWorkshopRíma A
Joy Gauci, Debbie Ryding, Michael Foot, Steve RydingTherapeutic groupwork skills responding to young people experiencing conflict in European communities of changeUnited KingdomWorkshopRíma B
Aldree Martinez & Sjaak van der KolkMale Sex WorkersNetherlandsPresentationStemma
Beena E Thomas, Karikalan, Katie Bello, Pandiaraja, Balaguru & Mathew MimiagaMobile phone based intervention for high-risk Indian MSM sex workers: Could this be an effective tool for improvements in communication towards sexual risk reduction?IndiaPresentationStemma
Līga Rasnača & Iveta DarznieceSex-offenders from the perspective of Criminal Justice Social WorkLatviaPresentationStemma
Eva FleischerThe Anti-Bias-Approach - a useful concept to deal with intersectionality in social workAustriaWorkshopVísa 1
Alicia Rubio Gimenez"Modelo de Intervención profesional con personas en situación en exclusión: especial referencia Síndrome de Diógenes"SpainPresentationVísa 2
Ángeles Cruz Jabalera, Adela López Bernabéu"Significant Learning and Creativity as a driver for Change"SpainPresentationVísa 2
Tuesday 30th of May - Session 2 - From 14:30 to 15:30
Shirley Gatenio Gabel & Susan MappHuman Rights and Social Work: Do the Sustainable Development Goals show us the path?USAWorkshopBjörtuloft
Birgitte Zeeberg, Maja Haack & Annemette MatthiessenDoes specialization in social work imply an increased risk of marginalization for children, youth and families?DenmarkPresentationHáaloft
Paul RigbyImproving the Protection and Wellbeing of Children: International CollaborationUnited KingdomPresentationHáaloft
Andrew TownsendExploration of the Age Assessment Process used with Unaccompanied Minors: A Perspective from the United KingdomUnited KingdomPresentationHáaloft
Maria Malmgren, Sara MillbergSchool social work in Sweden: Enhancing professionalism, cooperation with social services and present research in school social workSwedenPresentationKaldalón
Edna Kapel-Green"It's a life saving turning point": Adolescent dropouts tell their story about Hoschen SchoolIsraelPresentationKaldalón
Mira AntonyanThe issue of professionalization of social work services in ArmeniaArmeniaPresentationKaldalón
Nigel Hall, Colleen Lundy & Ana RadulescuMarginalization and Social Work in a Changing Society WorkshopUnited Kingdom, Romania, Canada &IFSW Human RightsWorkshopRíma A
Jim Campbell, Joe Duffy, Carolyn Ewart & Rory TruellDealing with the legacy of political conflict: Researching the views of social workers in Northern IrelandIrelandWorkshopRíma B
Carole AdamsonCompanion animals and disasters: how best can social work organisations respond?New ZealandPresentationStemma
Brian AuslanderThe Role of Social Workers Before and After Emergencies and DisastersIsraelPresentationStemma
Hervör Alma Árnadóttir & Anni HaugenPractice Research in a changing Society: Overcoming barriersIcelandWorkshopVísa 1
Ia ShekriladzeMental Health Workforce: International Experience and Georgian RealityGeorgiaPresentationVísa 2
Ian JohnstonEmpowering Partnerships: Putting people with a rare disease ‘in the driving seat’IFSW EuropePresentationVísa 2
Tuesday 30th of May - Session 3 - From 16:00 to 17:00
Mira Antonyan, Aytakin Huseynli, Nino Shatberashvili &
Vadim Moldovan
Professionalization of Social Work in Post-Socialist Countries – Cases of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and MoldovaGeorgia/Armenia/
Jeanette Robertson & Jennifer MurphyInclusivity vs. Marginalisation: How Students with Disabilities Navigate the Practicum Experience in their Social Work EducationCanadaPresentationHáaloft
Gina Søndergaard Lydersen & Tilde Østergaard SørensenProject Experience SupervisorDenmarkPresentationHáaloft
Prof. Orit Nuttman-Shwartz & Sarit ShayThe effects of globalization and social changes on marginalized populations: Is a new social work curriculum for the 21st century needed?IsraelPresentationHáaloft
Marianne Rugkåsa and Signe Ylvisaker Cultural competence in social work. A constructive position or a contribution to othering and marginalization?NorwayPresentationKaldalón
Fernanda RodriguesSurvival strategies and/or futurescapes? – Social work in times of welfare restrictionsPortugalPresentationKaldalón
Özlem Cankurtaran, Hande AlbayrakInvisibility of Different Mothering Types In the Face of Mothering IdeologyTurkeyPresentationKaldalón
Laila Granli Aamodt, Sofie Normann, Brit Jørgensen
and Tone Eldøen"
Social Work in Light of Jane AddamsNorwayWorkshopRíma A
Meredith C. F. Powers, Cathryne Schmitz & Daniel RhodesClimate Change: Compounding Factors of Marginalization in International Migration?USAWorkshopRíma B
Maria Napoli, Jamie Valderrama, Soffia PalsdottirMindfulness and Social Work Education. Practicing the Four-Step MAC Guide: From Stress to HomeostasisUSAWorkshopVísa 1
Catherine HughesTake Me Home - Documentary on the role of Social Work at the end of lifeNew ZealandWorkshopVísa 2
Viktor VirágIndigenous Ainu peopleJapanPresentationStemma
Hozam Hardal, & Edith Blit-CohenFemale Palestinian Community Social Workers - Israeli Citizenship: Between The Personal and The PoliticalIsraelPresentationStemma