Project for Development of Social Work in St Petersburg 1998-2000
Nils Öström , Dmitri Gavra
Sida has supported cooperation between the Department of Social Work, Stockholm University and local authorities in St Petersburg aiming at the development of social work in the city since December 1997. In 2000, Sida decided to perform an independent evaluation of the project before deciding on further support during 2001. The evaluation, including a survey of participants in training activities, study of main documents and interviews in Stockholm and St Petersburg, was performed during the period October - December 2000. The activities performed in the project refers to advice on legislation for social work; training courses for leading staff involved with social work at central and district level; conferences for exchange of experiences; and pilotprojects for implementation of new ideas and methods for social work.