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Dr. Tim Tausendfreund

Dr. Tim Tausendfreund

Dr. Tim Tausendfreund
ZHAW School of Social Work
Institute of Childhood, Youth and Family
Pfingstweidstrasse 96
8005 Zürich

+41 (0) 58 934 85 13
tim.tausendfreund@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer in Social Work (BSc and MSc) at the Institute of Childhood, Youth and Family with the focus topic «Family and Growing Up» in research and teaching.

https://www.zhaw.ch/ikjf

Expertise and research interests

(1) Key questions and theories of social pedagogy, in particular to promote the child 's wellbeing in child and youth care;
(2) Social pedagogical interventions in families, in particular for children in families in multi-problem situations;
(3) International comparative research central themes of child and youth care and social work theory;
(4) Research methods and the underlying theory of science, particularly in quantitative methods of social science.

Educational background

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) | March 5, 2015
University of Groningen, Netherlands.

Diploma in social pedagogy (Dipl. Sozialpäd.) | Sep 2, 2005
University of Lüneburg, Germany.

Professional milestones

Lecturer at the Department of Social Work
2017–now | ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland.

Lecturer at the Department of Social Work
2014-2018 | FHS St. Gallen, University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland.

PhD student at the Department of Special Needs Education and Youth Care
2006-2014 | University of Groningen, Netherlands.

Internship as a research assistant at the Department of Special Needs Education and Youth Care
2003/2004 | University of Leiden, Netherlands.

Social pedagogical case work
2001-2003 | Stadtteilbezogene Milieunahe Erziehungshilfen e.V., Hamburg, Germany.

Student assistant at the Institute for Social Pedagogy
2000–2003 and 2004/2005 | University of Lüneburg, Germany.

Membership of networks

Projects

Publications

Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed Books and monographs, peer-reviewed Book parts, peer-reviewed Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
  • Tausendfreund, Tim; Conradie, Jelte; Knot-Dickscheit, Jana; Knorth, Erik J.,

    2010.

    Assessing care workers' actions in home care for multi-problem families [paper].

    In:

    Knorth, Erik J.; Kalverboer, Margrite E.; Knot-Dickscheit, Jana, eds.,

    Insideout: how interventions in child and family care work : an international source book.

    EUSARF XI, Groningen, 23. September 2010.

    Antwerpen:

    Garant.

    pp. 165-168.

    KOP-serie ; 30.

  • Knot-Dickscheit, Jana; Tausendfreund, Tim,

    2010.

    Intensive home-based care : a look inside [paper].

    In:

    Knorth, Erik J.; Kalverboer, Margrite E.; Knot-Dickscheit, Jana, eds.,

    Insideout: how interventions in child and family care work : an international source book.

    EUSARF XI, Groningen, 24. September 2010.

    Antwerpen:

    Garant.

    pp. 53-58.

    KOP-serie ; 30.

  • Knorth, E. J.; Koopmans, A. C.; Buijs-van Nieuwenhuizen, M.; Folkerts, L.; Harder, A. T.; Smit, M.; Tausendfreund, Tim,

    2010.

    Two decades of research on child and family welfare in Europe and beyond : within EUSARF, who talked about what, when, where and why? [paper].

    In:

    Knorth, E. J.; Kalverboer, M. E.; Knot-Dickscheit, J., eds.,

    Insideout: how interventions in child and family care work : an international source book.

    EUSARF XI, Groningen, 23. September 2010.

    Antwerpen:

    Garant.

    pp. 35-38.

    KOP-serie ; 30.

Other publications Oral conference contributions and abstracts