Social workers' accessibility and place in adult social work in the wellbeing services counties (2023–2024)

PI: Docent, University lecturer Suvi Raitakari

Research group: Sirpa Saario (researcher in charge), Kirsi Juhila, Arto Rautajoki, Lasse Rautniemi, Anne Saarijärvi, Henna Sapir, Henna Takala, Tuula Tuominen

Coordinating organisation: Tampere University, Faculty of Social Sciences

Research partners: Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, SONet BOTNIA (The Centre of Excellence on Social Welfare in the region of Ostrobothnia), Pikassos (The Centre of Excellence on Social Welfare in the regions of Kanta-Häme, Pirkanmaa and Satakunta)

Research period and funding: 1.1.2023–31.12.2024, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

AISAPA-project investigates social workers’ accessibility and place in adult social work in the new wellbeing services counties in Finland.