[Call] Call for participation (until 02.02.2024)

The call for abstracts for the biennial conference on Decisions, Assessment, Risk and Evidence in Social Work (DARE) is closing soon! We invite researchers, scholars, practitioners, and students to submit abstracts for DARE 2024 by 2 February 2024.

Find the call and further information on: https://www.zhaw.ch/dare

DARE 2024 is taking place in Zurich, Switzerland, on 20-21 June.

We are happy to announce two confirmed keynotes so far:
Brian Taylor is Emeritus Professor of Social Work at Ulster University in Northern Ireland, on “Decisions, Assessment and Risk: Where Are We Now”
Rhema Vaithianathan, is Professor of Economics at Auckland University of Technology (NZ) on “Can Using Predictive Risk Models Reduce Racial Bias? Evidence from Child Welfare and Homelessness Systems”

DARE brings together researchers, managers, educators, policy makers, and experienced practitioners to share developments on the related topics of: professional judgement, assessment tools and processes, decision processes, risk, evidence in social work, including ethical, emotional, technological and contextual aspects of decision making, assessment, risk and evidence. The conference fosters lively discussion on these topics and aims to be a platform to strengthen networks and launch new research and development of initiatives in social work.

We are looking forward to your abstracts and hope to see you soon in Zurich! Please feel free to distribute the call in your networks.

The organizing committee
Joel Gautschi, David Lätsch, Andreas Jud, Nicole Florence Eicher, Daniela Tschümperlin
Zurich University of Applied Science ZHAW, School of Social Work

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