Risikodiagnostik und Big Data Analytics in der Sozialen Arbeit

Translated title of the contribution: Risk diagnostics and big data analytics in social work

Mark Schrödter, Pascal Bastian, Brian Taylor

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This chapter highlights the potential and challenges of using big data to predict possible harm (such as child abuse, suicide or crime) in relation to the role of social workers in society.
Translated title of the contributionRisk diagnostics and big data analytics in social work
Original languageGerman
Title of host publicationHandbuch Soziale Arbeit und Digitalisierung
EditorsNadia Kutscher, Thomas Ley, Udo Seelmeyer, Friederike Siller, Angela Tillmann, Isabel Zorn
Place of PublicationWeinheim, Germany
PublisherBeltz-Juventa: Weinheim, Germany
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic) 978-3-7799-5258-9
ISBN (Print)978-3-7799-3983-2
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 12 Feb 2020


  • social work
  • diagnostics
  • risk assessment
  • Risk analysis
  • artificial intelligence
  • predictive analytics


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