PRACTICAL WORK IN SOCIAL WORK WITH DISABLED PERSONS:
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Practical Work in Social Work with Disabled Persons
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Practical Work in Social Work with Disabled Persons
Study: Social Work - 8. semester
Code: 62026
ECTS: 2.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Zdravka Leutar
doc. dr. sc. Marko Buljevac
Basic data
Practical Work in Social Work with Disabled Persons Social Work - 8. semester
2.0 62026
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Zdravka Leutar

Tuesdays from 10:30 to 12:30 am

Nazorova 51, room Nazorova 51, soba 8
doc. dr. sc. Marko Buljevac

Tuesdays from 9 to 11 am

Nazorova 51, room 18
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Cognitive Skills:

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

- define aims and basic principles in social work with persons with disabilities

- explain types of impairment which result in disability

- define different approaches and criteria in determining disability

- recognise basic characteristics of individual types of disability

- describe and explain determinants of social position of persons with disabilities in    

  society

- single out and discuss basic paradigms and models of approaching disability

- describe different theoretical starting points in understanding disability

- identify, explain and group rights and services intended for persons with disabilities.

 

Application

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

- interpret patterns and characteristics of social positon of persons with disabilities in society and use knowledge about various impairments

- interpret specific features of families of persons with disabilities

- use guidelines from various theoretical approaches in recognising the needs of persons with disabilities and members of their families

- use knowledge about the rights from various systems: social security, education system, pension system, health care system in planning interventions in the work with persons with disabilities

- demonstrate the process of planned changes in work wirh persons with disabilities

 

Analysis

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

- categorise different definitions and approaches to disability

- analyse various forms of support to persons with disabilities

- compare the position of persons with disabilities in international documents and legal regulation of the Republic of Croatia

- distinguish specific chracteristics of persons with certain types of disability and analyse the context of needed support

 

Synthesis

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

- plan important elements in assessment of needs of persons with disabilities

- organise collected information about persons with disabilities and members of their families

- propose the application of individual rights and services, and needed interventions intended for the improvement of quality of life of persons with disabilities.

 

 

Evaluation

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

- design and prepare a protocol for the assessment of social position of persons with disabilities

- understand and evaluate specific characteristics of families of persons with disabilities

- propose, design and organise the procedure of realisation of rights or services for a persons with disabilities within social security system

- apply specific features connected to communication with persons with disabilities

- plan and implement a meeting wth persons with disabilities with the aim of assessing family situation

 

Practical and Generic Skills:

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

- develop communication skills

- publicly present acquired learning outcomes

- ability to plan and manage professional work with disabled persons

- ability to clearly express their own attitudes and thinking

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Learning outcomes are tested on several levels (grade of successfulness of acquired outcomes) and several modalities:

- written reports from practical work

- group work in consultative meetings associates with practical work