Course: Youth work in the Church

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Course title Youth work in the Church
Course code KPD/KPCZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kaplánek Michal, doc. Th.D.
Course content
church organisations for youth work - the principles and specifics principles of social work in a team care for the spiritual dimension of life clients procedures for the analysis of activities basic information and evaluation methods of observation and interviewing, and their use in the evaluation of church activities communication skills in team degree of participation of members and the procedure for obtaining feedback realization of the visit of facilieties associated with observation and interviews with leaders and participants development and presentation of paper (seminar work)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Written action (comprehensive tests, clauses), Monitoring
Learning outcomes
Students will get acquainted with basic issues of youht work in the Church and with the role of social workers within these institutions. The aim of this course is to clarify positions and the specifics of social work in the Christian-oriented youth work and acquisition of incentives to work in an interdisciplinary team (social worker, psychologist, teacher, theologian).
the ability to engage in inter-disciplinary team with the participation of pastoral worker

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Analysis of student's language skills

seminar thesis
Recommended literature
  • Čáp, J. Rozvíjení osobnosti a způsob výchovy. Praha, ISV.1996.
  • Fontana, D. Psychologie pro školní praxi. Praha Portál, 2003. ISBN 80-7178-626-8.
  • Kaplánek, M. Pastorace mládeže. Studijní text pro pracovníky s mládeží. Praha : Salesiánská provincie Praha, 1999.
  • Matoušek - Kroftová:. Mládež a delikvence. Praha, Portál, 1999.

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): Theology (2012) Category: Philosophy, theology - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Teacher of Religion and Ethics (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer