Social Workers in Israel: protagonists and witnesses of social change in the Arab population. Analysis of focus groups and interviews with professionals in the personal social services in Galilee and Haifa

Social Workers in Israel: protagonists and witnesses of social change in the Arab population. Analysis of focus groups and interviews with professionals in the personal social services in Galilee and Haifa

Hidalgo Lavié, Alfredo, Simonovich, Javier & Ben-Nun, Mirtha

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Abstract:

Qualitative Social Research Techniques applied to the production of scientific knowledge have undergone a remarkable boom in implementing research projects on topics related to our field. From its methodological strategy , this study, conducted in collaboration with The Max Stern Yezreel Valley College in Israel, aims (1) to gain insight into Social Workers perception about the central role that personal social services and social policy programs linked to them, and also focus on direct Social Work intervention with individuals, families and groups in the northern area of the country, (2) and impact the Arab minority in the processes of social change within the Israeli modern and high technological society.

Keywords: Social Work. Personal Social Services. Ethnic and religious minorities. Social Work Intervention. Qualitative Research Methodology. Israel

Resumen:

Las técnicas cualitativas de investigación social aplicadas a la producción del conocimiento científico para la disciplina del Trabajo Social han experimentado un notable auge a la hora de implementar diseños de investigación sobre temáticas relacionadas con nuestra materia. Este estudio, realizado en colaboración con The Max Stern Yezreel Valley College en Israel, persigue como finalidad, desde su estrategia metodológica, conocer la percepción que los Trabajadores Sociales de la zona norte del país tienen (1) acerca del papel central que los servicios sociales y los programas de política social vinculados a ellos, y desde el enfoque también de la intervención directa en sujetos, familias y grupos, e infieren (2) en la minoría árabe en los procesos de cambio social en el seno de una sociedad moderna y de un elevado nivel tecnológico como la israelí.

Palabras clave: Trabajo Social. Servicios Sociales. Minorías étnicas y religiosas. Interven- ción profesional. Metodología cualitativa. Israel

Article info:

Received: 19/10/2015 / Received in revised form: 15/01/2016
Accepted: 25/01/2016 / Published online: 30/01/2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/comunitania.11.5

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Hidalgo Lavié, Alfredo, Simonovich, Javier & Ben-Nun, Mirtha. "Social Workers in Israel: protagonists and witnesses of social change in the Arab population. Analysis of focus groups and interviews with professionals in the personal social services in Galilee and Haifa", Comunitania, International Journal of Social Work and Social Sciences, 2016, january, n. 11, pp. 91-111. http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/comunitania.11.5

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Title: "Social Workers in Israel: protagonists and witnesses of social change in the Arab population. Analysis of focus groups and interviews with professionals in the personal social services in Galilee and Haifa"
Author: Hidalgo Lavié, Alfredo, Simonovich, Javier & Ben-Nun, Mirtha
University: UNED, College of Emek Yezreel & Sheba Medical Center
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Pages: "91-111"
Date: 2016, january
URL: http://www.comunitania.com/alfredo-hidalgo-lavie-javier-simonovich-mirtha-ben-nun-social-workers-in-israel-protagonists-and-witnesses-of-social-change-in-the-arab-population-analysis-of-focus-groups-and-interviews-with-professi/
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/comunitania.11.5
Magazine: Comunitania, International Journal of Social Work and Social Sciences
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Hidalgo Lavié, Alfredo, Simonovich, Javier & Ben-Nun, Mirtha. "Social Workers in Israel: protagonists and witnesses of social change in the Arab population. Analysis of focus groups and interviews with professionals in the personal social services in Galilee and Haifa", Comunitania, International Journal of Social Work and Social Sciences, 2016, january, n. 11, pp. 91-111. http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/comunitania.11.5