Course: Optional Practice

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Course title Optional Practice
Course code OPR/KVP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
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
  • Ehrlichová Magdalena, Mgr.
Course content
The practical training is realized in various types of social institutions. Students spend 120 hours in an institution. If it is possible student participes in activities in organizition and working with clients. Practical training is followed by the seminary of methodology and supervision.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Monitoring, Skills training
Learning outcomes
The subject is focused on training of skills for Social Casework. During the training students meet various organizations with their activities etc.
Student will get information about structure, legislation of organization, orientaion in situation and needs of clients, profesional qualification in comunication with client, and active participation in solving particular problems. The subject leads student to respect for client, sensitivity for ethical aspect and profesional responsibility.
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Assessment methods and criteria
Interview, Student portfolio analysis, Colloquium

Practical training in required extent, presence in the supervision seminary, report from practical training, reflection and approval from training, self-evaluation.
Recommended literature
  • Manuál praxe TF JU.
  • Studijní materiál TF JU: Supervize v sociální práci.
  • Zákon o sociálních službách č. 108/2006 Sb..
  • Havrdová, Z., Hajný, M. Praktická supervize. Praha: Galén, 2008. ISBN 80-7262-532-1.
  • Havrdová, Z. Kompetence v praxi sociální práce. Praha: Osmium, 2008. ISBN 80-7262-532-1.
  • Hawkins, P., Shohet, R. Supervize v pomáhajících profesích. Praha: Portál, 2004. ISBN 80-7178-715-9.
  • Kahánková, J. Průvodce odborným praktickým vzděláváním v sociální práci : pro studující. Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita. Zdravotně sociální fakulta. Katedra sociální práce, 2007. ISBN 80-7368-468-6.
  • Matoušek, O.; Koláčková, J.; Kodymová, P. Sociální práce v praxi. Praha: Portál, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7367-818-0.
  • Řezníček, I. Metody sociální práce: podklady ke stážím studentů a ke kazuistickým seminářům. Praha: Portál, 1998. ISBN 80-85850-00-1.

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: Winter