The course allows the student to understand what are the elements of social service, learning to recognize her historical and cultural roots and her evolutions.
Integration with other theories and professions will support the connection between theory and social practice that have contributed to the development of a unitary methodological process.
Particular attention will be given to the theme of emerging needs and problems as well as the emotional dimension of the profession. The course aims to make students acquire knowledge and comprehension skills in relation to the following topics:
The main national and international definitions of Social Services
The elements constituting the identity of the social service as a profession and as discipline
The history of social service
The epistemological and deontological bases of the profession in a trifocal perspective
The main theoretical orientations and operating models with particular attention to the new generation social behavioral theories
Relational dimensions in the interview of help
Knowledge and comprehension skills:
The student should reach aextensive knowledge of the topics discussed during the course and be able touse consciously and critically the acquired notions.
Applications of Knowledge and comprehension:
The student must be able to establishing connections between concepts and the content of various texts and being comfortable with specialist language.
Taking into account the professional importance of writing, formal correctness in writing is included a among the expected results, in line with the university educational level.