University of Pécs

Faculty of Humanities

 

Dr. Zsuzsanna Brettner, PhD.

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Lecturer in Health & Social Care, Field Placement Coordinator 

tel: +36 72503600 / 23542 ext.
email: brettner.zsuzsanna@pte.hu

Zsuzsanna Brettner has obtained her first degree in Nursing. She has got a Masters in Social Policy and Social Work. She has got a Quality Auditor Certificate. She earned her Ph. D. degree in Political Science in 2014. She wrote her doctoral thesis on local government old age policy. She is a member of the editorial board of Szociális Szemle (Hungarian Social Review).

 

Research:

Zsuzsanna Brettner studies the problem of active ageing and the opportunities inherent in partnerships between the local council and other actors of social policy.

 

Participation in Research Teams:

2015: Evaluation Research in Residential Drug Rehabilitation programs. A project funded by the Ministry of Human Capacities. Leaders: Prof. Gábor Kelemen & Dr Márta B. Erdős.

2007- 2011: Psychosocial transformations and the rhetoric of change in the 12-step Fellowships. A project funded by the National Scientific Research Fund. Leader: Dr. Gabor Kelemen.

2002-2003: Phare Network: Self-help and self-care in the context of recovery. (Project evaluation; external observation)

 

Awards & Scholarships:

2000: Pro Facultate Medicinae 3rd Prize

2008 April: University of Babes-Bolyai, Department of Social Work, Cluj-Napoca. Funded by the Foreign Affairs Committee, University of Pecs.

 

Publications in English:

Erdos M. B.; Kelemen, G. & Brettner, Zs. (2009). It’s High Time… Time Experience of Drug-Dependent Persons is Reconvery. Juornal of Group sin Addiction & Reconvery  Vol 4, Nr 3 202-218Erdos, M. B.; Csurke, J; Mucsi,G.; Mihaldinezc, Cs. & Brettner, Zs. (2011). Metaphors of life and death in text of recovering person. In: Marta B. Erdos, Gabor Kelemen, Jozsef Csurke, Joan Borst (ed.): Reflective Recovery. Health learning in Twelve Step communities. Oriold & Co. Budapest 85-108

Erdos, M.B.; Madacsy, J.; Mucsi, G; Molnar, D.; Csurke, J.; Mandi, N.;  Kelemen, G. & Brettner, Zs. (2011). The power of 12-steps fellowships and Anti-alcoholism Clubs in Hungary. In: Marta B. Erdos, Gabor Kelemen, Jozsef Csurke, Joan Borst (ed.): Reflective Recovery. Health learning in Twelve Step communities. Oriold &Co. Budapest 109-146

 Molnar, D.; Erdos, M. B.; Mucsi, G.;  Madacsy, J.;  Csurke, J.;  Brettner, Zs. & Kelemen, G. (2011). Alternatuv recovery models: A sequential-transformative content analysis. In: Marta B. Erdos, Gabor Kelemen, Jozsef Csurke, Joan Borst (ed.): Reflective Recovery. Health learning in Twelve Step communities. Oriold &Co. Budapest 147-166

Kelemen, G.; Erdos, M. B.; Csurke, J.; Brettner Zs. & Molnar, D. (2012).  Dialogues for sobriety: Health Learning in the Context of Addictions – A Hungarian Model.  Practice: Social Work in Action, 24/1 21-39.

 

Lectures, workshops and poster-presentations in English:

Brettner, Zs. (2007). User demands – What skills and competencies should the young professional have at the end of education?  XII. European Social Work Symposium 7-9. May 2007, Győr

Borda, V.; Brettner, Zs.; Csurke J.;  Madacsy J.& Molnar, D. (2007).  How do I teach that I don’t know? XII. European Social Work Symposium 7-9. May 2007, Győr

Molnar, D.; Erdos, M. B.; Kelemen, G.; Madacsy, J.; Mucsi, G.; Mandi, N.; Csurke, J. & Brettner, Zs (2010). Alternative cultures of recovery. Comparing Hungarian 12-Step Fellowship and Anti-alcoholism Club discourse. 8th Qualitative Research Conference, Bournemouth University (UK) 2010. September 6-8.

Brettner Zs. (2013). Senior citizens in local public life. „Response-able Communities” Conference 22-24. May 2013, Pécs

B. Erdős, M., Márk, M., Madácsy, J. & Brettner, Zs.: Innovative methods in the evaluation of recovery-oriented rehabilitation. Towards a possible model (lecture). Sustainable Social Development: The Problem of Addictions from a Transdisciplinary Approach – International Conference, Pécs, University of Pécs, 13th  November 2015.

 

The full publication list is available in the Hungarian Scientific Publications Database (MTMT):

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