Secondary schools and the pandemic in Santa Cruz province: reflections and challenges from southern Patagonia

This article proposes reflections based on the systematic organisation of the experiences of social workers in secondary education in the province of Santa Cruz amid the context of the pandemic.

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Proposal for the involvement of families of inmates at prisons in Catalonia: highlighting the role of families

This paper sets out proposals to foster the participation of families as agents of change in the reintegration processes of inmates in Catalan prisons. The document focuses firstly on the Model for Participation and Coexistence of Prisons in Catalonia (hereinafter, MPiC) framework programme, pursued by the Secretariat for Criminal Measures, Rehabilitation

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The emergency accommodation facility in Barcelona as an instrument for addressing homelessness in the face of the Covid-19 health crisis

This paper details the launch within the space of little over three weeks of a tool for providing shelter and quarantine for hundreds of homeless people in the city of Barcelona. The mission of the new tool was to assure the right of all people who were sleeping rough in the city at the time to comply with the strict lockdown enforced by the health and civil protection authorities.

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Restructuring the addiction reception process from the field of social work

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.

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Social work intervention involving rural families in the context of peacebuilding in Colombia

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.

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Undertaking the parental role in Catalan prisons. The experience of the Parental Responsibility and Education Management Group at Brians 2 prison

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.

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Changes and healthcare adaptation of the Addictions and Mental Health Service of Sant Joan de Reus University Hospital in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic

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

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Reinsertion is in oneself: features of an individualistic prison policy based on religious principles

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.

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Why artificial intelligence will transform social services

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.

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The NIU programme: an experience in joint intervention between basic social services and the health services in Granollers

The NIU Program, promoted by the Social Services Department of Granollers City Council, seeks to provide care and support to pregnant women at risk in social and health terms.

It is a prevention programme for pregnancy and for the future family following the baby’s birth and until the baby reaches one years of age.

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