21 December 2017The city of Helsingborg first implemented the Housing First method seven years ago. Since then, the number of homeless per 10,000 inhabitants has fallen sharply. The programme, introduced by researchers at the School of Social Work, has also brought about additional positive effects for socially vulnerable groups in Helsingborg. This is shown in a new report, written by Arne Kristensen and Marcus Knutagård.
7 December 2017We welcome international applicants. Apply by 28 January, 2018.
31 October 2017This fall PhD candidate Carolin Schütze is a visiting scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
27 October 2017
27 October 2017
13 October 2017The issues of undocumented migrants and deportations of unaccompanied minors have increasingly become a challenge in social work. Vanna Nordling’s doctoral dissertation is a study of how social workers handle their role as on the one hand support workers but also representatives of institutions of control.
15 September 2017A new book by Max Koch, professor in social policy at the School of Social Work, and Milena Buchs (University of Leeds) presents a detailed and critical discussion about how human wellbeing can be improved in a postgrowth era.
7 September 2017Professor Johansson was invited by the European Economic and Social Committee to speak at a public hearing on financing civil society organisations by the EU.
30 August 2017Gap mending is an analytical tool that helps teachers and researchers in social work to reflect upon what, in their practice, increases, maintains or mends gaps between professionals and service user groups.
12 June 2017At the graduation ceremony in the main university hall on 31 May, Alida Karlman received her BSc in Social Work, and, as the first student at the department, a Certificate of International Merit.