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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:4 / 6
Course supervisor: Ilze Trapenciere
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 promote the acquisition of knowledge, personal and professional competence about the family functioning and risk factors, about the work in multi-professional team and the services organization and specifics of social work with families; to deepen professional competence about the policy of family, the family functioning and risk factors, about specifics of social work with family, providing social security of family.

Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Will obtain knowledge about the ability of family to provide support to the specific needs of children, use the assessment and identification instruments to identify family problems and social diagnosis, use the methods of prevention and psycho-social rehabilitation; will obtain understanding the range of social, educational, health and mental health, economic and social justice needs while promoting an understanding family diversity.

Skills

Will be able to analyze problem situations in the family, assess and classify the risk factors in the family and differentiate and plan the intervention strategies in social work with different target groups; skills for practice in multicultural urban communities with children, youth and adults; will be able to apply the knowledge and skills in the multi-professional team work and resources management.

Competence

Competence about the family functioning and risk factors, about the work in multi-professional team and the services organization and specifics of social work with families, about the policy of family, the family functioning and risk factors, about specifics of social work with family, providing social security of family.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Social Work with Children and Youth2Master’sLimited choiceIlze Trapenciere, Daniel Markovič