This article strives to restructure one component of the practice of social work in the context of addictions. It focuses on the shelter process of receiving drug users and their relatives at the Association of Liberated Alcoholics of Jaén and Mágina, in the province of Jaén. The primary difficulties encountered by people with addictions and their relatives prior to starting treatment are set out and the way in which the reception process is undertaken at this organisation is described.
Rural life as an intervention setting has been scarcely considered within the context of the fields of social work. Even so, when analysing its social, economic, cultural and political circumstances, there are situations that call for study, monitoring and contributions from the social sciences to identify needs and means of approach among families and communities, particularly in a country such as Colombia where rural territories have received scant interest and focus.
Children with a parent in prison are at significantly greater risk of suffering numerous adverse effects if support is lacking. The Secretariat for Criminal Measures, Rehabilitation and Victim Support (SMPRAV) seeks to minimise relapse and protect victims. The risk management model focuses on identifying, assessing and minimising the criminal risk factors that have led an individual to commit a crime.
In this paper we aim to describe the adaptation process that the Addictions and Mental Health Service of Sant Joan de Reus University Hospital underwent during the lockdown declared due to the Covid-19 pandemic. First of all, we examine how these technical changes take place with regard to being able to deliver telecare (psychotherapy, medical and
The objective is to get closer to the notions about education in a male penitentiary, being a pillar of the so-called social reinsertion, it provides us elements to understand how the population is conceived prison, what is expected of them in the reinsertion process and what is understood by reinsertion. We rely on the field work of 2019, carried out with men deprived of their liberty at the Center for the Execution of Criminal Sanctions for Men East of Mexico City, that is, they are in process of pre-release.
We are immersed in an unstoppable, wide-ranging and profound technological evolution –the 4th industrial revolution– which for around fifteen years has been rapidly transforming all professional sectors through the mediums of big data and artificial intelligence.
This article seeks to research into the reality for teenage people in conflict with the law, as well as the efforts implemented from an open environment by the various professional teams working with said group at town councils or local associations in the province of Valencia.
The fight against violent extremism in Catalan society has led to the introduction of social surveillance policies within the educational field; the Protocol for the Detection of Islamic Radicalism (PRODERAI) is one example of this. This protocol applied to pupils (who are mostly underage), which is secret, based on police instructions conveyed verbally, and of doubtful effectiveness, illustrates legal significance in the educational field.
In 1978, the first social workers joined the mental health field at the Psychiatric Hospital of Salt. Forty years later, these professionals have become a key component in the model of mental healthcare in Girona. This article aims 1) to analyse how social work is introduced into the Mental Health and Addictions Network of Girona (XSMiA) attached to the Healthcare Institute (IAS), 2) to review the development this professional figure has witnessed; and 3) to identify future challenges observed by professionals.