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Work Experience of Social Workers with Roma Families

Mirna Elijaš ; City Office for Veterans, Zagreb, Croatia
Maja Laklija ; Study of Social Work, Zagreb, Croatia; Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (168 KB) str. 116-116 preuzimanja: 981* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Elijaš, M. i Laklija, M. (2014). Work Experience of Social Workers with Roma Families. Socijalne teme, 1 (1), 116-116. Preuzeto s https://hrcak.srce.hr/177569
MLA 8th Edition
Elijaš, Mirna i Maja Laklija. "Work Experience of Social Workers with Roma Families." Socijalne teme, vol. 1, br. 1, 2014, str. 116-116. https://hrcak.srce.hr/177569. Citirano 25.10.2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Elijaš, Mirna i Maja Laklija. "Work Experience of Social Workers with Roma Families." Socijalne teme 1, br. 1 (2014): 116-116. https://hrcak.srce.hr/177569
Harvard
Elijaš, M., i Laklija, M. (2014). 'Work Experience of Social Workers with Roma Families', Socijalne teme, 1(1), str. 116-116. Preuzeto s: https://hrcak.srce.hr/177569 (Datum pristupa: 25.10.2021.)
Vancouver
Elijaš M, Laklija M. Work Experience of Social Workers with Roma Families. Socijalne teme [Internet]. 2014 [pristupljeno 25.10.2021.];1(1):116-116. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/177569
IEEE
M. Elijaš i M. Laklija, "Work Experience of Social Workers with Roma Families", Socijalne teme, vol.1, br. 1, str. 116-116, 2014. [Online]. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/177569. [Citirano: 25.10.2021.]

Sažetak
Roma families are facing different problems connected with life in social exclusion, poverty and closed communities. Because Roma’s specific way of life which is much different from other population and their exposure to numerous risks, the aim of this study was to gain insight into work experience of social workers with Roma families in Social Welfare Centres (SWC) Zagreb. The study was conducted on a sample of 9 social workers. A semi-structured interview was conducted with each of the participants, and the results were obtained by qualitative content analysis. Regarding the reasons of SWC treatment of Roma families, the following categories were given: achieving material benefits, notices by other institutions and family violence. Regarding the social workers cooperation experience with Roma families, most of the participants describe it as a positive, describing their experience of working and contacting with members of Roma families. Regarding their cooperation experience with Roma families, the following category was given: challenges of working with Roma families, such as: problems in contacting members of Roma families, tendency to manipulation and giving socially desirable answers, the need to adjust professional work, dropout prevention, unemployment and unresolved status issues. Under a proposal to improve professional work of social workers with Roma families, participants expressed a need for additional professional education and knowledge about the life of Roma families and their tradition.

Ključne riječi
Roma families; social workers; experience; SWC

Hrčak ID: 177569

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/177569

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