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On 20 and 21 June, the international conference «Decisions, Assessment, Risk, and Evidence in Social Work» (DARE) will take place for the first time at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences in the Toni-Areal in Zurich.

The DARE conference offers practitioners, decision-makers in organisations and politics as well as researchers the opportunity to gain insights into and discuss the latest international scientific findings on the topics of decision-making, assessment, risk and evidence in social work. The contributions come from various fields of social work, in particular child protection, addiction work and social work in the healthcare sector. They are also dedicated to overarching topics such as participation and artificial intelligence. The articles deal in particular with

  1. Professional judgement and decision-making processes
  2. Clarification instruments and assessment tools
  3. Risk assessment and management
  4. Transferring scientific findings into practice
  5. Other ethical, psychological, technological and contextual aspects of decision-making, assessment, risk and evidence in social work.

Keynote speakers:

  1. Prof. em. Brian Taylor, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, on « Decisions, Assessment and Risk: Where Are We Now? »
  2. Prof Cheryl Regehr, University of Toronto, Canada, on « Stress, Trauma and Decision-Making in Social Work »
  3. Prof Rhema Vaithianathan, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, on « Can using predictive risk models reduce racial bias? Evidence from Child Welfare and Homelessness Systems »

In addition to the three keynotes, international contributions will be presented and discussed in parallel sessions. An overview of the 51 presentations, 2 symposia, 3 workshops and 12 posters can be found on the conference website. The final programme will be published at the beginning of May.

The conference language is English.