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Simon Süsstrunk, MA

Simon Süsstrunk, MA

Simon Süsstrunk, MA

Undergraduate and postgraduate education and work experience

  • Research associate (FHNW University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, School of Social Work)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (FHNW)
  • Bachelor of Science in Social Work - community development

Main focus

Research and development

  • Social work in health care (integrated care)
  • Active mobility and social resources in old age
  • Impact research “Social work interventions in health care” (in German)
  • Support for complex health and social restrictions (REAS project)
  • Urban development and health promotion
  • Peer counselling for obese children and adolescents


  • BA106 - Fundamentals of professional action
  • BA242 - Clinical social work
  • BA243 - Health promotion and prevention as a task of social work
  • BA136 - Case-based reasoning III - In the context of discipline and the profession
  • BA134 - Case-based reasoning I
  • BA378 - Case management