Recording of the keynote given by Sarah Häseler-Bestmann at the European Mentoring Summit in Berlin
Sarah Häseler-Bestmann is professor of social work, head of the graduate programme in social work and head of the department of pedagogy and social affairs at the Medical School Berlin. She completed her diploma studies in social work at the Catholic College for Social Work in Berlin and her Master’s degree in adult education/lifelong learning at the Humboldt University of Berlin before completing her doctorate in social family education at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
While working on her dissertation, she worked as a freelance practitioner in practical research and evaluation processes as well as in counselling and advanced training in various fields of social work, such as youth vocational orientation, child and youth education, and district work and family support.
In her teaching she focuses mainly on district work, the concept of communal space orientation, family support, child and youth welfare, health promotion and research methods in social work. In addition, she also has been holding workshops and further training courses for social professionals.