TiSSA Conference Program
Pre-PhD Conference
August 25th - 27th, 2017
25 August 2017 - DAY 1
08:30
Registration (Old Boiler Hall)
 
09:30
Welcome and introduction of the Pre Conference (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Opening of the Pre Conference of 2017
Prof. dr. Rudi Roose, TiSSA Executive Board and Chair of the international Steering Committee
Prof. dr. Ewa Kantowicz, Chair of the Local Organising Comittee
 
Introduction of the Supervisors and Participants
Prof. dr. Rudi Roose, TiSSA Executive Board, Chair of the international Steering Committee and Professor at Ghent University (Belgium)
Prof. dr. Ewa Kantowicz, Professor at the University of Olsztyn (Poland)
Prof. dr. Mel Gray, Professor at the University of Newcastle (Australia)
Prof. dr. Anna Meeuwisse, Professor at Lund University (Sweden)
Prof. dr. Christian Kjeldsen, Professor at Aarhus University (Denmark)
Prof. dr. Lieve Bradt, Professor at Ghent University (Belgium)
Prof. dr. Karin Böllert, Professor at Münster University (Germany)
Prof. dr. Tetiana Syla, Professor at Chernihiv University (Ukraine)
10:30
Coffee break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
11:00
Opening session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Juri Kilian (DE) - Young people on the move - transitions of young refugees in Germany.
 
Amit Zriker (IL) - Social work: A past time activity or a life time activity? Professional commitment of novice social workers and its links to organizational sector, role ambiguity, and employees' attachment style.
 
Hanne Dewinter (BE) - Participatory arts practices and the commitment to urban living. Between historical determination and (pedagogical) accountability.
13:00
Lunch break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
14:00
Lunch session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Laura Van Beveren (BE) - A rhetorical approach to critical reflection in the social sciences. Case: social work. 
 
Mikkel Helding Vembye (DK) - Causation and evidence in evidence-based research.
 
Paulina Tetwejer (PL) - Senior volunteering. Good practices in Olsztyn.
16:00
Coffee break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
16:30
Evening session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Inge Pasteels (BE) - The role of social work in a multidisciplinary impasse-directed approach of high conflict divorces.
 
Joan Albert Riera Adrover (ES) - How to start the mediation process.
 
Hanna Gundlach (DE) - The use of supportive offers of parental education for adolescent parents.
19:00
Welcome reception for the Pre Conference participants (Restaurant Przystan” Kortowo, Heweliusza 28)
 
26 August 2017 - DAY 2
09:00
Opening session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Roberta Nicolodi (IT) - Social services in South Tirol: innovation and diversity.
 
Qian Meng (CH) – Developmental social work: A case study of rural community development in China.
10:30
Coffee break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
11:00
Morning session (Old Boiler, room 1 and room 2)
Session A (Room 1)

Tobias Ruttert (DE) - Professional identity of social workers.

Steven Brandt (BE) - Blame the youth. The changing professional ideology of the new generation social workers. 

Anna Godlewska-Zaorska (PL) - The professional identity of the occupational therapists-perspective of social professions 

Session B (Room 2)

Adéla Recmanová (CZ) - Information and communication technologies in interventions of Czech social workers when dealing with vulnerable children and their families.

Lidia Bielinis (PL) - Facebook as a tool for enhancing social workers’ interactions and communication.

Lisa-Marie Kreß (DE) - The meaning of digital media for participation in a “transnational everyday life” of unaccompanied minor refugees – New Challenges for Social Work.

13:00
Lunch break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
14:00
Lunch session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Washington Marovatsanga (IR) - The tyranny of a mono cultural social work education? A view from the republic of Ireland.
 
Jennifer Vinas-Forcade (BE) - Beyond academics: benefits and risks of employing summer school to prevent drop-out in the transition to secondary education.
 
Justyna Cherchowska (PL) - Life quality of University of Third Age students.
27 August 2017 - DAY 3
09:00
Opening session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Tatiana Casado de Staritzky (ES) – Factors related to successful social intervention with multi-problem families and larger systems involved. The professional’s perspective. 
 
Zhaoen Pan (AU) - Social work intervention into rural women's empowerment--in Australia and China.
10:30
Coffee break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
11:00
Morning session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Teresa Alves (PT) - Social work, social professions and gender - history and actuality in Portugal.
 
Franziska Anna Seidel (DE) - Transnational family life of unaccompanied minors and their families left behind. Socio- psychological consequences and social work interventions in Germany and/or Sweden.
 
Maria Elena Cuartero Castañer (ES) - Analysis of the prevalence of compassion fatigue among social workers.
13:00
Lunch break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
14:00
Lunch session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
 Lucy Holland (AU) - Optimising care for adolescents and young adults living with cystic fibrosis in Australia.
 
Joanna Kamińska-Wójcik (PL) - Co-dependence of mothers.
16:00
Closing session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
More information will be provided in the following weeks.
19:00
Welcome reception for all participants (Center Counters Old Boiler, Prawocheńskiego 9)
 
Plenum Conference
August 28th - 30th, 2017
28 August 2017 - DAY 1
08:30
Registration (Old Boiler Auditorium)
 
09:30
Opening of the TiSSA Plenum 2017 (Old Boiler Auditorium)

Opening of the Plenum Conference 2017

Prof. dr. Rudi Roose, TiSSA Executive Board and Chair of the international Steering Committee

Prof. dr. Ewa Kantowicz, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee.

Prof. Ryszard Górecki, Rector of the University of Warmia & Mazury in Olsztyn

Prof. dr. Slawomir Przybylinski, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Warmia & Mazury in Olsztyn

Kortowo Folk Team

10:30
Coffee break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
11:00
Plenum session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Raf Debaene (BE) - What is politics if social work politicizes?
 
Anna Meeuwisse & Roberto Scaramuzzino (SE) - Civil society elites? A study of elected and employed leaders in Swedish civil society.
 
Florian Eßer (DE) - Social Pedagogy – historical origins and transnational translations 
13:00
Lunch break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
14:00
Parallel sessions

Session 1: Restructured societies (Old Boiler Auditorium)

Chair: Rúna í Baianstovu

Ingo Stamm, Tuuli Hirvilammi, Aila-Leena Matthies  & Kati Närhi (FI) - Ecosocial innovations in Europe – new models for social work action?

Rúna í Baianstovu (SW) - Towards a theory of power and communication in social work.

 

Session 2: Dialogue & co-operation (Old Boiler Room 1)

Chair: Lucy Holland

Lucy Holland, Milena Heinsch & Mel Gray (AU) - Social work: an important facilitator of dialogue and cooperation in the evolution of holistic models of patient-centred care for young people with chronic illness.

Griet Verschelden (BE) - System _ D in Brussels: from giving voice to giving a stage for dialogue 

Julija Eidukevičiūtė (LT) - Constructing diversity in social work with families: searching for practices to dialogue and involve clients in Lithuania 

 

Session 3: Social work research & knowledge (Old Boiler Room 2)

Chair: Paula Sousa

Paula Sousa & José Luis Almeida (PT) - Education for cultural sensitivity and cultural competence in social work.

Tijs Van Steenberghe, Jessica De Maeyer, Didier Reynaert & Griet Roets (BE) - Challenges for social work in the co-creation of knowledge.

Cezary Kurkowski & Katarzyna Białobrzeska (PL) - Motives for undertaking studies in the field of social work – comparative analysis 

Elżbieta Wołódźko (PL) - Action research in pedagogues’ professional education

 

Session 4: Symposium (Old Boiler Room 3)

Bart Van Bouchaute, Tim Vanhove, Reyhan Görgöz & Raf Debaene (BE) - “Getting back in by the backdoor": the inescapability of the deradicalisation pitfalls in policy and practise.

16:00
Coffee break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
16:30
Parallel sessions
Session 1: Children & youngsters (Old Boiler Auditorium)

Chair: Anna Lena Rademaker

Anna Jarkiewicz & Joanna Leek (PL) - Supporting youth voice in decision making. Challenges and barriers of participatory approach as a method of work with pupils at risk.

Magdalena Zmysłowska & Małgorzata Ciczkowska-Giedziun (PL) - Developing the innovative model of child and family social work practice in Poland.

Anna Lena Rademaker (DE) - Youth welfare as a space for dialogue about agency, health and youth transition. 

 

Session 2: Migration & cultural diversity (Old Boiler Room 1)

Chair: Colleta Dalikeni

Colletta Dalikeni (IR) - Child rearing practices: Cross-cultural perspectives of African asylum seeking families and child protection social workers in Ireland.

Isabelle Brantl & Yvette Völschow (DE) - Forced and Early Marriages in Europe as a challenge of globalisation? A 'harmful practice' and its practical consequences for social work in Europe.

 

Session 3: Professionalization & ethics (Old Boiler Room 2)

Chair: Steven Brandt

Steven Brandt, Rudi Roose & Griet Verschelden (BE) - A multi-layered repertoire: examining social workers’ professional ideologies in an eroded welfare state. 

Irena Leliūgienė, Angele Kaušylienė & Angele Bajorienė (LT) - Realisation of ethics in the activity of a social worker 

Teresa Alves (PT) - Social Work, social professions and gender 

 

Session 4: Social health (Old Boiler Room 3)

Chair: Zoe Clark

Cristina Curtolo (IT) - Intolerance and the vulnerability to error: how to reinforce social health?

Daiva Bubeliene & Gediminas Merkys (LT) - Empirical research of the meaningful life in retirement home 

Zoe Clark (DE) - No excuses - punishment and care-relations in residential care in Germany.

29 August 2017 - DAY 2
09:00
Plenum session National Day (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Mel Gray (AU) - Res publica: Social work and just action
 
Ewa Kantowicz (PL) - Social work in Poland as a space of institutional and professional changes.
10:30
Coffee break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
11:00
Plenum session National Day (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Mariusz Granosik (PL) - Participatory action research. Are we ready? 
 
Jerzy Krzyszkowski (PL) - Social Services for the elderly in Poland.
11:30
Lunch break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
12:30
Field Visits
 
 
 

The European Association of Education and Progress “PIONIER” (l. Warmińska 14/2, Olsztyn)

ESER ‘PIONIER’ was founded November 29, 2006. Currently, the association employs ten people and work with a group of about 100 volunteers who are students of the University of Warmia - Mazury in Olsztyn. The organisation is primarily the implementation of projects, which primary purpose is non- formal education, improving social skills, community mobilization, intercultural dialogue. They are also connecting youth and non-profit generation in the field of social media.

The main objectives of the NGO are: (i) to propagate the idea of education and social skills amongst young people,
(ii)  to initiate meeting of young people from all around the world, (iii) to react and help to eliminate problems concerning children and young people, (iv) to support social initiatives aiming at development and non-formal education and (v) to combine partners for mutual undertakings.


 

Community Self-Help Housing “Dworek” (Królowej Jadwigi 4 street, Olsztyn)

Community Self-Help Housing “Dworek” is a day stay facility, designed for people with mental disorders. Their goal is to create suitable rehabilitation conditions and a friendly atmosphere for skills development in the workshops such as cooking, plastic arts, computer, technical, handicraft, motorial improvement and world experience. They provide assistance in solving daily life problems by trainings preparing for independent living, work and self-care. They teach classes of social therapy and memory training, arrange common excursions, visits to the cinema, theatre and exhibition, walking.

 

Social Cooperation HuManus (M. Kotanski 1 street, Olsztyn)

Social Cooperation HuManus was founded in 2014 on the initiative of the Federation of Social Organizations of Warmia and Mazury Moat and Food Bank in Olsztyn. The idea of ​​the Cooperation and the main range of activities based on the creative production and process of everyday objects and activities giving them a new and unique shape and purpose. The employees of the Cooperation work mainly in the sectors such as wood, glass, metal; paint, Sculpture making, and drawing the posters for different events the headquarters of the Cooperative Street. M. Kotański 1, there is a workshop, studio, and art gallery, where you can have a cup of coffee, and make plans for you and as well other daily activities under the guidance of qualified artists who have rich experience in the field of art, furniture, decoration items, etc. and they have to perform everyday activities in such sector.

 

Residential House for the Elderly -„Home on the Valley” (ul. Różnowo 70A | 11-001 | Dywity)

The Dom Opieki i Dom Pomocy Społecznej - "Dom Nad Doliną" centre is an organisation for seniors who want to spend the last years of their life in a nice atmosphere. It offers all kinds of special care and medical treatment as well as various possibilities for social activities. The centre also provides elderly with medical interventions for short periods of hospitalization and care. The elderly can live in single, double apartments or three person’s apartments with all needed house facilities and bathroom. „Home on the Valley” has got its own training hall, rehabilitation rooms, kitchen services and a dining room. Thanks to high qualified personnel, it offers good professional care, therapy and activation.

14:30
Free time
 
16:00
Touristic tour around the Old City Olsztyn with a guide (optional)
 
30 August 2017 - DAY 3
09:00
Plenum session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Hans-Uwe Otto (DE) – Progressive social services - new foundations for a flourishing human life in Europe?
 
Jochen Devlieghere (BE) - The mounting claim of accountability through electronic information systems: A managers' perspective on accountability and discretion
10:30
Coffee break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
11:00
Parallel sessions

Session 1: Social work & education (Old Boiler Auditorium)

Chair: Amit Zriker

Amit Zriker & Anat Freund (IL) - Negotiating with faith: Professional preferences of Haredi and secular social work students.

Anna Książak-Gregorczyk (PL) - The space in the school everyday life, everyday life in the school space.

Anika Duveneck (DE) - Youth work and local education: second generation potentials.

 

Session 2: Poverty & oppression (Old Boiler Room 1)

Chair: Katrien Boone

Katrien Boone, Griet Roets & Rudi Roose (BE) - Complexities in working towards critical consciousness when combatting poverty on a par with people in poverty. 

Nicolas Jacquet, Dorien Van Haute, Griet Roets & Laurent Nisen (BE) - Theorising constructions of employability and processes of social disqualification towards children and parents in poverty situations: An exploration of the work of Robert Castel and Serge Paugam.

Monika Grochalska (PL) - Invisible oppression: the hidden aspects of intimate relationships as the issue of social work. Polish problems, Swedish solutions. 

 

Session 3: Conceptualisations (Old Boiler Room 2)

Chair: Trond Heitmann

Klára Ganobjáková (CZ) - The concept of home in perspective of sociology and social work.

Trond Heitmann (NO) - Moralities of citizenship in social assistance- a Brazilian dilemma.

Laura Van Beveren, Kris Rutten & Griet Roets (BE) - The new forest: the relationship between social work and socially engaged art practice revisited.

Carina Fischer (DE) - Interorganizational collaborations – space for understanding or practices of differentiation? 

 

Session 4: Psycho-social work (Old Boiler Room 3)

Chair: Tetiana Syla

Yvette Völschow, Michaela Weihe & Melanie Schorsch (DE) - Cooperation between social work and police in the context of sex trafficking.

Tetiana Syla (UA) - Psychosocial support to ex-combatants and their family members: reflections upon Ukrainian practices.

 

Kristina Urbanc, Branka Sladović Franz & Vanja Branica (CR) - Resources and challenges of family mediation in Croatia.

 
13:00
Lunch break (Old Boiler Hall)
 
14:00
Plenum session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
Martina Richter (DE) - Negotiating parenthood - responsibility, legitimation und categorisation in social work talk.
14:45
Closing session (Old Boiler Auditorium)
 
19:30
Farewell Diner (“Restaurant Przystan” Zeglarska 3)
Only for participants who registered for the Farewell Diner.