Course: Social Work in Healthcare

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Course title Social Work in Healthcare
Course code KPZ/P3SPZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Macková Marie, doc. PhDr. PhD.
Course content
Development of social work in healthcare in the Czech Republic. Education of health and social workers in the Czech Republic. Multisystemic approach in social work in healthcare. The workload of social workers in the healthcare. Social work in healthcare with individual. Social work in health care with the group. Psychosocial aspects of health and illness. Specific target groups - minors, the disabled. Ethnic groups. The quality of social work in healthcare. Practical examples of social work with children clients. Practical examples of social work with disabled people. Practical examples of social work in healthcare to the individual. Practical examples of social work in healthcare with the group. Presentation of seminar papers students.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Methods of individual activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to inform the students about the basics aspect of social work in heathcare, with probable types of clients and social consequences of illnesses. The course follows from the course Theories and methods of social work I. and II.
The student knows a history of social work in healthcare and he/ she is oriented in psychosocial aspects of illness, he/ she can apply each method of social work in heathcare environment , he/ she is able to work with specific target groups of clients.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
The fulfilment of an oral exam. The fulfilment of compulsory 60% active presence at seminars.
Recommended literature
  • BÁRTLOVÁ, S. Sociologie medicíny a zdravotnictví. 6. přeprac. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2005.
  • DHOOPER, S. S. Social work in Health Care. 2. ed. Sage Publications, Inc, 2012.
  • GLADKIJ, I. a kol. Management ve zdravotnictví. 1. vyd. Brno: Computer Press, 2003.
  • KUZNÍKOVÁ, I. Sociální práce ve zdravotnictví. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2011.
  • MATOUŠEK, O.; KOLÁČKOVÁ, J.; KODYMOVÁ, P. Sociální práce v praxi. Specifika různých cílových skupin a práce s nimi. 2. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2010.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Studies Health and Social Worker (2014) Health service 2 Winter
Faculty of Health Studies Health and Social Worker (2013) Health service 2 Winter