From Plato to Prodi

Community and Youth Work and Social Work - European Perspectives


European Social Ethics Project A "project currently comprises members from 17 institutions in different European countries involved in the education and training of socio-education care workers, social pedagogues, community and youth workers.  The group began at a seminar organised by FESET (Association Europeénne des Centres de Formation au Travail Socio-Educatif/European Association of Training Centres for Socio-Educational Care Work) in October 1998."
International Federation of Social Workers - IFSW

Definition of Social Work

John Bassant: Professional Acting in Social Work  
Kusche, Christoph, Herrmann, Peter: Social Work - A profession at its point of Interesection of politics and professional help? Social Work - A profession at its point of interssection of politics and professional help?

This text is a result of a discussion and cooperation between the two in the editorial work of the book Peter Herrmann/Christoph Kusche (Eds.) in co-operation with Siegfried Schreyer ): Social Work in the EU. Pathways in developing a professional consciousness (Sozialarbeit in der EU. Wege zur Entwicklung eines Professionsbewußtseins); Rheinfelden/Berlin: Schäuble Verlag, 1997

Peter Herrmann: Wohlfahrtsverbaende in der Europaeischen Union (Welfare associations in the European Union) (in German) Text from International Vergleichende Soziale Arbeit; Hrsg.: Hans Guenther Homfeld/Katrin Brandhorst; Baltmannsweiler: Schneider Verlag Hohengehren; 2004

A useful complement of the Article before - linking to some more recent developments