|Course title||Charity Work|
|Organizational form of instruction||Lecture|
|Level of course||Bachelor|
|Year of study||2|
|Number of ECTS credits||3|
|Language of instruction||Czech, English|
|Status of course||Compulsory-optional|
|Form of instruction||Face-to-face|
|Work placements||This is not an internship|
|Recommended optional programme components||None|
|Course availability||The course is available to visiting students|
1. Examples of charity work 2. The concept of diakonia 3. Historical and current concept of charity work method 4. Pastoral work 5. Charity work 6. Spirituality of social and charity work
|Learning activities and teaching methods|
|Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Projection, Individual preparation for exam|
The course mainly focuses on the definition of activities referred to as the concept of charity work, the theoretical basis of charity work and its methods. The course builds on the concept of charity work as an interaction of social work and diakonia. Therefore, it is based on specific examples from practice and reflects the current context of charity work (pastoral care, welfare state, non-profit organizations - social service providers, etc.). Students in the framework of helping practice will learn to reflect charity work and integrate the perspectives of social work and practical theology in the performance of helping profession - social work.
Students in this course will acquire this expertise and skills: - knowledge: Students will understand the terms: diakonia, charity, charity work, pastoral work, spirituality of helping profession. They will be introduced to social context of social and charity work performed by non-profit organizations. They will become familiar with the theories of charity work. - skills: How to define and use options, objectives and methods of charity work.
To pass the course students are required to have the knowledge and skills in the following subjects: - History of Charity Work (KTEO/DCHP) - Introduction to Theology for Social Work (KCHP/ZTSP) - Theoretical Basis of Social Work (KCHP/KTVSP)
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|Assessment methods and criteria|
Student performance assessment, Combined exam, Test
The control of the self-study will take a form of a final colloquium and oral exam. The condition for attendance at the oral exam is a presentation of a paper on the colloquium. The student in his/her paper will introduce a chosen book to other students - he/she will present its structure, describe and explain its content and add his/her own opinion and arguments on the publication. The students will prepare the papers in groups, then the group representatives will present the papers within given terms. The required knowledge gained in the self-study will be checked in an oral examination. The student must also prove that he/she is familiar with the given professional literature, knows the structure of the book/article, can clearly and briefly summarise in his/her own words its content and express his/her own position to author's opinion.
|Study plans that include the course|