Tzvetina Arsova Netzelmann

Research Fellow
Fon: +49 (0)30 31805463
arsova-netzelmann@nexusinstitut.de

Tzvetina Arsova Netzelmann has been working as a research associate at the nexus Institute since October 2019 with a focus on health-related research and evaluation projects.

She was born in Bulgaria, and studied psychology (Master of Arts) and social sciences, with a focus on health promotion, prevention, participation and social integration of vulnerable groups in society. She completed her Master’s degree at Sofia University with specializations in clinical and counselling psychology as well as in developmental and educational psychology. Until 2001, she worked in health prevention, participatory community building, education, and health literacy promotion in Roma ethnic minorities in Bulgaria. From 2002 to 2018 she was an applied scientist at SPI Forschung gGmbH Berlin and was responsible for the conception, acquisition, coordination and evaluation of (EU) research and prevention projects at the intersection of different practical settings.

Tzvetina Arsova Netzelmann has methodological knowledge in qualitative and participatory research designs and sound experience in evaluation, process support, and quality assurance.

Her main topics are sexual health, gender and diversity, migration, anti-discrimination, and participation. She has proven expertise in participatory methods (ICPHR international certificate of continuing education ‘Participative Social Research’, http://www.khsb-berlin.de) and in the application of participatory methods, including focus groups, community mapping, Photovoice, World Café, Open Space, BarCamp, group training methods, and workshop facilitation. She is a member of the network “Participatory Health Research – PartNet”.

Publications (selection)

Arsova Netzelmann T et al. (2019). “Bridge over troubled water”: What sex workers face while embarking on new paths and what helps them leave prostitution in Germany. In: Dewey S. et al (Ed.). Routledge International Handbook of Sex Industry Research, Routledge, ISBN 9780815354123

SPI Forschung gGmbH (2018). „RAUS AUS DER SCHUBLADE! Andere verstehen, Vielfalt respektieren. Was Kinder und Jugendliche über Mobbing, Geschlechtergerechtigkeit, Diversity und Wohlbefinden in der Schule erzählen“. Broschüre des EU-Projekts yMIND, Online: www.youth-mind.eu

Alice-Salomon-Hochschule Berlin (2018). Fokusgruppen in partizipativen Prozessen – Chancen und Potentiale in Forschung und Entwicklung. PartNet Lernvideos I Pilotstudie (Mitwirkung bei der Videoentwicklung), Online: www.ash-berlin.eu/partnet-lernvideos

Arsova Netzelmann T et al. (2016). Ideen für ein Mobbing-freies Klassenzimmer. Handreichung für Lehrer*innen und andere pädagogische Fachkräfte. Begleitmaterial zur Broschüre „Hört zu!“, Online: https://www.spi-research.eu/spi-forschung/modellprojekte/#Partic

Arsova Netzelmann, T.et al. (2016). WEDworks: Enhancing Participatory Drug Research and Prevention with Resources of the Roma Community. Effective Community-based Intervention Model and Practice Recommendations. Universal Journal of Public Health, Vol. 4 (2), pp. 88-96

Steffan, E. , Kavemann, B, Arsova Netzelmann, T. (2015). Abschlussbericht der wissenschaftlichen Begleitung zum Bundesmodellprojekt „Unterstützung des Ausstiegs aus der Prostitution“. Online: www.bmfsfj.de/BMFSFJ/Service/publikationen,did=219864.

Steffan, E. & Arsova Netzelmann, T. (2015). Aufsuchende Soziale Arbeit im Feld gesundheitlicher Angebote für Sexarbeiter*innen. In: A. Albert und J. Wege (HRSG) Soziale Arbeit und Prostitution. Springer, Wiesbaden

Steffan, E. & Arsova Netzelmann, T. (2014). Sexarbeit und sexuelle Gesundheit in Europa. Empfehlungen für die Präventionspraxis. HIV & More 4 (2014), 26-29