The course proposes to provide basic training in Administrative Law and social services to students who, as future operators of social services, will have daily contact with Public Administrations. The course then aims to provide students with the knowledge of the fundamental elements of the subject, so as to allow, as future social workers, to be able to relate with public bodies and individuals.
It is expected in particular that the student has acquired knowledge of the discipline of the interventions of social services within the framework of the welfare state, also in its historical evolution, and therefore, knows the normative sources on which the Italian welfare state is based, and which peculiarities are present in the social services within our legal system, in relation in particular to the articulation of local government bodies, and to their role.
The training aims therefore aim to make the student acquire the knowledge of the fundamental principles on which the social services are organized: the principle of equality, essential levels of assistance, the principle of vertical and horizontal subsidiarity, the principle of good performance, freedom of user's choice.
Notions will also be provided in relation to the social services financing system, and particular attention will be given to the third sector as a constitutive element of the social services system, with particular reference to the Third Sector Code. D.Lgs. 3.7.2017 n. 117.
The course aims to make the student acquire: the knowledge of the legislation to protect the family, and in particular the tools to support family and parental responsibility, the knowledge of social educational services for early childhood, the interventions in support of the family income, as well as students will have to demonstrate knowledge of the regulations for the protection of minors and institutions provided for this purpose, with reference to disability and the elderly.