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Dr. phil. Friedegard Föltz

Lecturer of Social Pedagogy | School of Social Sciences
Program Director B.A. Social Work
Head | Internship Office

Dr. phil. Friedegard Föltz
Diplom-Sozialpädagogin (graduate social worker)Lecturer of Social Pedagogy | School of Social Sciences
Program Director B.A. Social Work
Head | Internship Office

An der Ihle 5 A
39291 Möckern-Friedensau

Raum: LÜP 306 B
Telefon: +49 (0) 3921 916-189
Fax: +49 (0) 3921 916-189
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Academic Education

2015Completion of the PhD project in Humanities, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
1988–1990Master of Arts in Religion, Andrews University Michigan, USA
1987–1988Further studies in a Teacher Training Program Social Sciences and Arts, University of Bremen, Germany
1982–1986Diplom-Sozialpädagogik (equivalent to M.A. Social Pedagogy), University of Darmstadt and University of Bremen, Germany

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since 2010Lecturer of Social Pedagogy in the School of Social Sciences at Friedensau Adventist University, Head of Internship Office
2001–2010Adjunct lecturer at Friedensau Adventist University
since 2003Preparatory courses for prospective foster parents in cooperation with the youth welfare office in Burg
Lecturer at the specialized center for foster families in Saxony-Anhalt, Bernburg, and cooperation with this center in the production of a manual for adoptive and foster parents in Saxony-Anhalt
Lecturer in the child and youth ministry of the church
Specialized further training through participation in expert conferences, honorary work
1992–1993Youth and social welfare work in Bremen, Germany
1986–1987Practical year at the office for social services and hospital social service in Bremen, Germany
1981–1982Assistant nurse at Marienhospital in Darmstadt, Germany

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  • Foster care
  • Children and young people with disabilities (early support, sensory integration)
  • Expert meetings at Friedensau Adventist University
  • April 30, 2012 – Sexual abuse among children and young people
  • January 27, 2016 – Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders; accompanying exhibition in the University Library