Family Group Conference

Continuing Education Course
  • Length of course:
    1.5 semesters, 7 ECTS
  • Study places/year:
    min. 12 students, 18 students max.
  • Language of instruction:
  • Tuition fees/sem.:
    EUR 1,500 + ÖH contribution
  • Start of course:
  • Course leader:
    FH-Prof. Mag (FH) DSA Christine Haselbacher
  • Location:
    St. Pölten UAS
  • co-operation partner:
    NÖ Landesregierung (youth welfare)
  • Application:

Conference Continuing Education Course

Family Group Conference is a meeting of the family, relatives, friends, and acquaintances at which an attempt is made to solve serious problems. Thus, the Family Group Conference is a possibility for families to learn how to manage difficult situations by themselves in the future.

This continuing education course offers people with psychosocial basic training an additional qualification for the realization of family group conferences.  

Target group

This certified course is intended for people with psychosocial basic training. It enables participants to carry out family group conferences and teaches steps of implementation in the process. It is committed to European standards of the Family Group Conference and aims at activating regional coordinators, as well as at expanding on fields of action of social work.  


Research at the Department of Social Sciences

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