STOS3013 Social Work in Ecosocial Transition (5 cr)
The course introduces the concepts of ecosocial transition, ecosocial approach, and their historical development and current discussions in social work. In addition, the course provides concrete applications and tools on how to implement ecosocial work in different settings.
The student understands the links between sustainable development and environmental and economic issues in social work and transgenerational, local and global responsibility. The student understands the importance of ecosocial transition in social work and the role and opportunities of social work in the transition. The student recognizes different ways of implementing ecosocial work in social work environments.
- Matthies, Aila-Leena & Kati Närhi (toim.) (2017): The ecosocial transition in society. The contribution of social work and social policy. Routledge Advances in Social Work. Routledge. (ISBN 9781317034605 verkko)
- McKinnon, Jennifer & Margaret Alston (toim.) (2016): Ecological social work: toward sustainability. Palgrave Macmillan. (ISBN 978-1137401359 paperback ISBN 978-1-137-40136-6 verkko)