Course: Applied Ethics for Social Work

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Course title Applied Ethics for Social Work
Course code KFI/KAESP
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Sirovátka Jakub, doc. Dr. phil.
  • Machulová Helena, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Křišťan Alois, Dr. Ing. Th.D.
Course content
The subject has three basic parts: 1. Student writes the first version of the essay where he describes his/her view of application of the selected concept in the social work. 2. Student presents the ethical theories concerning this concept. 3. Student writes the second version of the essay which describes an effect of the ethical consideration of the concept and its consequences for the social work.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The aim is to find the connection between theory and practice, the use of ethical theory to reflect on professional practice, and the ability to formulate and argue their own values and attitudes.
Student is able to find connection between theories and practice, use ethical theories for reflection practice, and argue about his value and positions.

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay (in two steps), colloquium
Recommended literature
  • viz KCHP/AECH. viz KCHP/AECH.
  • viz KCHP/AECH. viz KCHP/AECH.

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): Social and Charity Work (2016) Category: Social sciences 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Summer