Course: Standards of Social Work Quality

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Course title Standards of Social Work Quality
Course code KCHP/KSQSS
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Emrová Nicole, Mgr.
  • Čech Ondřej, Mgr.
Course content
1. Conception of social services. 2. Law 108/2006 concerning social services. 3. Basic ideas of SQSS and their origin. 4. Current events in the sphere of SQSS and social services. 5. Implementing SQSS in organizations providing social services. 6. Character of S1 and its practical implementation in organizations. 7. .. S2 S15. 8. Specific requirements in implementing the standards in residential, non-residential, and terrain services. 9. Specific requirements in implementing the standards according to type of social service, social counselling, social care, social prevention.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Demonstration, Activating (simulations, games, drama), Individual preparation for exam
Learning outcomes
The goal of the course is to master knowledge and skills necessary for grasping the meaning of Standards of Quality in Social Services and the process of implementing them in the practice of social work in an organization providing social services.

The course is best taken after the course Theoretical Foundations of Social Work and Case Social Work.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Test

- In case of students absence at the introductory lesson finding out the current requirements and conditions of study, which are always further specified at the first lesson, from colleagues, - studying the basic literature which will be attested when taking the exam, - studying the study materials, - viewing or listening to documents.
Recommended literature
  • Zákon č. 108/2006 Sb. o sociálních službách.
  • Zavádění standardů kvality sociálních služeb do praxe. Průvodce pro poskytovatele. Praha, 2002.
  • kol. Standardy kvality sociálních služeb - výkladový sborník pro poskytovatele.. Praha, 2008.
  • Maceček, R. Proces individuálního plánování průběhu poskytování sociálních služeb. Ostrava, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7368-503-4.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Social and Charity Work (2016) Category: Social sciences 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Summer