May, 2022: CESPASWON coordinators from the Charles University in Prague and from the University of Ljubljana – prof. dr Kateřina Šámalová and prof. dr. Vesna Leskošek cooperated during a study visit of three universities from the Czech Republic to the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Work, Slovenia. The study visit was conducted within the framework of the project 3S: Skilled, Specialized, Social Worker, which was supported by the Danish funds Velux Foundations,. The aim of the visit was to learn about specialisation education in social work, models of practical teaching, staffing and the overall organisational culture of the workplace. The knowledge and experience gained from the colleagues will be used to develop the concept of specialisation education in the Czech Republic.
01.12.2021: Congratulations to Prof. dr Natalija Perisic from the University of Belgrade on the newly published book: Socijalna politika Evropske unije – područja I pristupi, published by the Faculty of Political Science in Belgrade. Among the reviewers of the book were Network members: prof. Sanela Basic from the University of Sarajevo, BiH and prof. Maja Gerovska Mitev from University Ss. Cyril and Methododius in Skopje.
23.11.2021: Prof. dr Natalija Perisic, the Network contact person from the Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade , has published (jointly with prof. dr Nevenka Žegarac, doc. Dr. Anita Burgund Isakov, doc. dr Katarina Lončarević and ass. MA Violeta Markovic) a Practicum “Protection of children in migration: Child-centered practice”. One of the reviewers of this publication is prof. dr. Vesna Leskosek, Network contact person from the Faculty of Social Work in Ljubljana. The practicum can be accessed online on this LINK.
13-15.09.2021: Prof. Vesna Leskosek from the University of Ljubljana was chair of the conference and the member of the organising committee of the 4th European Conference on Domestic Violence, organised by five members from the University of Ljubljana (Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Social Work, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law, Institute for Criminology at Faculty of Law). Among the presenters at the conference and also a chair of a panel was the Network member prof. Sanela Basic from the University of Sarajevo. More about this conference can be found on this LINK.
03.06.2021: Prof. Vesna Leskosek from the University of Ljubljana was a keynote speaker at the 41 Annual Meeting of Social Workers at the University of Belgrade, with a paper “Social Work during the COVID-19 pandemic in Slovenia”. Book of abstracts (in Serbian language) can be found on this LINK.
12.05.2020 CESPASWON webinar “Social Work and Social Policy in times of crisis”, hosted by the Faculty of Philosophy, Skopje. Panelist include: Prof. Vesna Leskošek from the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, prof. Hubert Höllmüller from the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences in Austria and prof. Maja Gerovska Mitev from the Institute of Social Work and Social Policy at the Faculty of Philosophy Skopje. The discussion is focused on Covid-19 protocols and their impact on social service delivery and social policies in general.