The Role of Social Work in Building a Sustainable World
Epistemological, axiological, ethical and practical aspects.
Brief contextualisation and evolution of Social Work oriented towards environmental issues and sustainability: theoretical approaches, visions of international Social Work organisations and training.
Topics to be covered:
Framework elements: current challenges
The environment and human rights: paths towards eco-social justice
Brief contextualisation and evolution of Social Work geared towards environmental and sustainability issues: theoretical approaches; views of international Social Work bodies; training; practices
Sustainable Development and Social Work: Levels of intervention
Social Work practices towards individual and community sustainability (preventive practices and promoting resilience and adaptation to adverse situations)