WG4

WG4: Developing a Standardisation Framework on Skills

  • "Skilful group" collect data, analyze and agree on the skills qualification for family support workforce - professionals from psychosocial, mental health, educational, medical and judicial area and allied paraprofessionals.
  • The main aim is to develop a common framework for standardization of skills, as the basis for the enhancement, harmonization and consistency of competencies of family support workforce across Europe.
  • Task is to identify and map the international agencies on skills qualification, and to carry out a review of existing studies on skills for workforce in family support.
  • Finally, we need to define the set of skills qualification required for a quality performance when attending families.

Leadership

Nevenka Zegarac MC Member WG4 Leader Serbia
Name Role Leadership role Country
Theodora Ene MC Substitute WG4 Co-leader Romania
Cristina Nunes MC Member TS coordinator Portugal
Anita Burgund MC Substitute Serbia
Aida Spahic MC Substitute Bosnia and Herzegovina
Irena Avirovic MC Member North Macedonia
Barbara Hoff Esbjørn MC Member Denmark
Mariana Buciuce... MC Member Republic of Moldova
Dženita Hukić MC Substitute Bosnia and Herzegovina
Joana Sequeira Stakeholder Portugal
Julinda Cilingiri MC Substitute Albania
Edmond Dragoti MC Member Albania
Nina Mešl MC Member Slovenia
Peter Stratton Stakeholder United Kingdom
Makedonka Radulovic MC Member North Macedonia
Smaranda Witec MC Member Romania
Tadeja Kodele MC Member Slovenia

WG4 has the tasks to

  1. Identify the international agencies on skills qualification and integrate their results.
  2. Perform a full-scoped review of existing studies on skills standards for workforce in family support.
  3. Conduct a cross-national study on skills standards from practitioners’ point of view.
  4. Agree on the set of skills qualification for workforce in family support required for a quality performance when attending families.

To be completed in the future

During the COST Action, WG4 will deliver:

  1. Research paper on skills standards.
  2. A catalogue of skills standards.
  3. Policy report on skills standards.
  4. A training school on developing a standardisation framework on skills.
  5. Workshop with stakeholders on developing a standardisation framework on skills.