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Research interests

  • The social care agency as a learning organisation
  • Qualitative methodologies in social work research
  • Social policy planning and management
  • Organisational knowledge creation in social services
  • Migration, asylum  and social work


Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, ATEI of Athens

PhD, University of Sussex

Master, University of Wales

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Cyprus Social Sciences
social work Social Sciences
volunteerism Social Sciences
guardianship Social Sciences
EU policy Social Sciences
reintegration Social Sciences
Emigration and Immigration Medicine & Life Sciences
learning organization Social Sciences

Projects 2016 2019

Research Output 2006 2019

Cyprus Assisted Voluntary Return Programme: Developing a Sustainable Pre-Departure Policy

Spaneas, S., Zachariades, A. & Cochliou, D., 2019, (In preparation) Immigrants and Refugees in Times of Crisis. Fouskas, T. (ed.). European Public Law Organisation

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

residence permit
third countries
statutary order
child protection

Παιδιά Πρόσφυγες και Ψυχική Υγεία: Μέθοδοι Πρόληψης και Παρέμβασης

Cochliou, D. & Spaneas, S., 2019, Ευάλωτες Κοινωνικές Ομάδες παιδιών και Ψυχική Υγεία. Κουμούλα, Α., Σκλάβου, Κ. & Κώτσης, Κ. (eds.). Αθήνα: Εταιρεία για την Ψυχική Υγεία Παιδιών και Εφήβων

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Counselling Approaches with Beneficiaries of International Protection in Cyprus

Cochliou, D. & Spaneas, S., 2018, Modern Childhood Studies: Theory and Practices: Volume of Practices in the framework of the Mental and Community Health Programs. Papanis, E. (ed.). Mytilini: University of the Aegean, p. 63-73 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Αξιολόγηση του Προγράμματος Κηδεμονευτικής Επιτήρησης Με ή Χωρίς Όρο την Κοινοτική Εργασία Χωρίς Αμοιβή

Translated title of the contribution: Evaluation of the Juvenile Surveillance Programme with or without community workCochliou, D. & Spaneas, S., 2017, Η ΕΞΕΛΙΞΗ ΤΗΣ ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΚΗΣ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΑΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΚΥΠΡΟ: ΠΡΟΤΑΣΕΙΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΗ ΧΡΗΣΗ ΝΕΩΝ ΕΡΓΑΛΕΙΩΝ ΑΞΙΟΛΟΓΗΣΗΣ & ΣΥΓΧΡΟΝΩΝ ΠΡΑΚΤΙΚΩΝ. CARDET PRESS, p. 145-160 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter