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Joel Gautschi, MA

Joel Gautschi, MA

Joel Gautschi, MA

Undergraduate and postgraduate education and work experience

Education

  • PhD in Social Work, University of Education, Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) (2014-present)
  • Visiting PhD student (funded by a Swiss National Science Foundation Doc.Mobility grant), University of Groningen (Netherlands) (2017)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work, with emphasis on Social Innovation (2008-2011)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW (2004-2008)

Work experience

  • Researcher, School of Social Work, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW
  • Research Assistant, School of Social Work, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW
  • Social Worker, Solothurnische Beratungsstelle für Sehbehinderte, Olten, Switzerland (2004-2011)
  • Traineeship as Social Worker, Beratungsstelle der Suchthilfe Region Olten (Addictions Counselling Service), Switzerland (2007)
  • Software Developer (2002-2004)

Main focus

  • Judgement and decision-making
  • Psychosocial diagnostics
  • Child protection and child welfare
  • Experimental survey research (with Factorial Survey Approach)

Teaching

  • Quantitative social research methods (bachelor’s and master’s)

Further information

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