In Austria, the main target groups are children and young people up to the age of 21, who are in need of care or in care. These are children who have been separated from their parents due to violence, abuse, neglect, etc. The most used methods are: Group care, Family training and attachment based programs and where possible the family is included in the work undertaken. Various qualifications and diplomas are available through among Higher Education bodies who conduct the pre-service training, the most preferred of which is Social Pedagogue.
Austrian members are interested in collaborating with others. Please contact the FICE office for further details.