PRACTICAL WORK IN SOCIAL WORK WITH THE FAMILY:
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Practical Work in Social Work with the Family
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Practical Work in Social Work with the Family
Study: Social Work - 4. semester
Code: 62100
ECTS: 2.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Slavica Blažeka Kokorić
izv. prof. dr. sc. Maja Laklija
Basic data
Practical Work in Social Work with the Family Social Work - 4. semester
2.0 62100
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Slavica Blažeka Kokorić

Thursdays from 10:30 to 12:00 am

Nazorova 51, room 9
izv. prof. dr. sc. Maja Laklija

Wendsdays from 9:000 to 11:00 am

Nazorova 51, room 18
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Cognitive Skills:

Knowledge and understanding

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- define aims and basic principles in social work with the family,

- explain research methods and approaches used in social work with the family with regard to other scientific disciplines that deal with the topic of the family,

- define different approaches and criteria in defining the concept of family,

- recognise diversity of forms of family and changes in the structure and functions of the family,

- indicate and discuss basic sociological perspectives in the approach to family,

- describe different theoretical foundations for understanding family processes (marital/partner relations, parenthood, intergenerational relations),

- identify family needs and risks faced by the family in its functioning during the life cycle of fthe family and explain family resistances,

- recognise and explain basic elements of the assesment, planning and interventions in social work with the family.

Application

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- interpret different approaches of observing the family,

- interpret dynamic processes that influence the family,

- use guidelines from different theoretical approaches in recognising risks and protective factors in family environment,

- use knowledge from the area of family law and rights and services in social welfare in planning interventions in work with families at risk,

- outline phases of the implementation of the process of planned changes in work with the family.

Analysis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- categorise different definitions and typologies of families,

- compare changes in the structure and functions of the family in different social periods and periods of time,

- indicate different risks and protective factors that influence the functioning of the family (on micro, mezzo and macro levels)

- analyse different forms of support to families at risk.

Synthesis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- plan key elements in the assessment of family needs and risks

- organise collected information about the family,

- prepare family history

- propose application of individual rights and services and needed interventions intended for resolving family problems.

Evaluation

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- examine changes in family functions and the importance of family in modern society,

- compare advantages and disadvantages of different theoretical approaches to the family in reviewing family processes,

- assess the presence of protective and risk factors on the family level

- evaluate potentials of the family for overcoming difficulties on the level of individual members and family as a system, and the need to conduct professional interventions.

Practical and Generic Skills:

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- analytically consider and explain their standpoints on the basis of acquired learning outcomes

- express themselves with a wider and richer vocabulary of professional terms

- reflect personal experiences connected with topical framework of the course

- introspectively monitor the development of personal capacities for professional work

- demonstrate better communication skills and team work skills.

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Practical work is graded through the dychotomous scale "satisfied" / "did not satisfy" on the basis of an insight into written reports and monitoring students through group work in consultation meetings.