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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:4 / 6
Course supervisor: Silva Rupaine
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Social Welfare and Social Work
Language:English
Branch of science:Sociology; Social Politics and Organisation of Social Work

Objective

To acquaint students with the methodology of planning, implementation, management and evaluation of interactive social work methods in the context of social work, seeking to develop social competences working with children and the youth.

Prerequisites

Not required.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Will be able to analyze the context of successful interactive social work methods, to develop new competence in social work with children and youth.
Interactive social work concept and theories.
Analysis of children and youth social problems at national and international levels.
Interactive social work methods and techniques in trans-cultural context.

Skills

Will be able to analyze the context of successful interactive social work methods, to develop new competence in social work with children and youth.
Will be able to use critical reflection seeking to evaluate advantages and limitations, suitability of interactive social work methods applicable to the children and youth.
Will be able to describe and analyze input of interactive social work methods to the development of social competences of the youngsters.

Competence

Will be able to use knowledge and skills in the practice with children and youth. Will be able to develop personal competencies: tolerance for different youth groups, pursue the personal and professional growth continuously building their knowledge and skills to provide the most beneficially appropriate services to children, youths, and families and apply innovational interactive methods in their professional activities.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2018, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Social Work with Children and Youth1Master’sRequiredSilva Rupaine
Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Social Work with Children and Youth1Master’sRequiredSilva Rupaine
Social Work with Children and Youth2Master’sRequiredIlze Trapenciere, Inga Landsmane, Silva Rupaine
Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Social Work with Children and Youth2Master’sRequiredInga Landsmane, Silva Rupaine, Ilze Trapenciere