Resources

Service User Involvement in Germany:
Resources

  • „Man gewinnt immer, wenn man erfährt, was andere von uns denken“
    DVD (german)
    Contact marion.laging@hs-esslingen.de or thomas.heidenreich@hs-esslingen.de
  • „You always win if you know what others think of you“
    DVD (english)
    Contact marion.laging@hs-esslingen.de or thomas.heidenreich@hs-esslingen.de
  • Man gewinnt immer, wenn man erfährt, was andere von uns denken“ (Goethe) Studierende des Studiengangs Bachelor Soziale Arbeit berichten über ihr Projekt „User Involvement in Social Work Education“
    Newsletter article (german)
  • „You always win if you know what others think of you“ (Goethe) Students from the BA in social work report on their project „User Involvement in Social Work Education“
    Newsletter article (english)
  • Projekt „User Involvement in Social Work Education“
    Newsletter article (german)
  • Project „User Involvement in Social Work Education“
    Newsletter article (english)
  • Laging, M. and Heidenreich, T. (2016). Was ist gute Soziale Arbeit? StudentInnen und Service User arbeiten gemeinsam in einem Lehr- und Lernprojekt . [What is good social work? Students and service users collaborate in a teaching and learning project].
    Journal article (german)
    Sozial Extra, 2/2016, 10-13 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12054-016-0021-4
  • Heidenreich, T. & Laging, M. (2016). Germany: Service User Involvement at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences: Background, Concept and Experiences.
    Book chapter (english)
    In: E. Chiapparini (Ed.)(p.106-123). The Service User as a Partner in Social Work Projects and Education. Concepts and Evaluations of Courses with a Gap-Mending Approach in Europe. Opladen: Budrich
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  • Mend the gap

    Watch the movie “Mend the gap. A challenge in social work education”

  • Involved Institution

    Located near Stuttgart in the south of Germany, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences offers a bachelor’s degree course (7 semesters, 210 ECTS) as well as a masters’ degree course (3 semesters, 90 ECTS) in social work with an intake of 93 students per semester in...

  • Critical reflection

    Besides all the positive aspects discussed above, we are aware that the work done on service user involvement in our department is only a starting point: coming back to the qualification framework of social work introduced above, there are a large number of areas for...