Course: Professional training with supervision

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Course title Professional training with supervision
Course code KPZ/P4PZS
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Michková Adéla, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Professional training with supervision takes place in health institutions focused on internal, surgical, psychiatric, children´s wards (social care wards in hospitals, children´s homes, children´s centres, hospices, specialized therapeutic institutes, etc. - 30 hours a week.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Methods of individual activities, Skills training
Learning outcomes
The aim of the professional training is to develop the professional competences of the students, their ability of reflection and critical thinking, to challenge them for further education through the aims of learning and activities during their professional training. The aim is also to obtain practical skills and compare theoretical ideas about medical and social work to its practical implementation. The aim of professional training supervision is to guide, support and check the student during the professional training at a working place. The student is able to solve such kind of questions which can help him to proceed various situations during the professional training, to integrate his experience and information. Supervision is aimed to develop ethics culture of medical and social work, to develop the skills of working in a team, reflection and self-reflection. In the course of Professional training with supervision we talk about the supervision in a small group of students, in well-founded cases it is possible to give the student an individual supervision.
The student obtains the experience in social relations in organizations which are aimed to provide medical and social services under a specialized supervision of a charged worker of the organization. An inseparable part of the professional tranining is a supervision. The course Professional training with supervision in the range of 720 lessons is completed with the course of Individual professional training in the range of 320 lessons. The entire number of professional training lessons in the field of study Medical and social worker is 1040 lessons. In health and social institutions the number of needed lessons weekly is 30 because of working hours (6 hours a day). Observation professional training, training at state control institutions is planned for 8 hours a day, therefore 40 hours.

Assessment methods and criteria
Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment

The fulfilment of stated practice, activities and case studies incuded in "The notebook of work, operations and other specialized activities of a medical and social worker." In case of 3 weeks´justified absence more than it is necessary to be present at lessons during the main holidays or examination period. When the absence is longer than 5 weeks, the student has to apply for a grade resit or for an exceptional permission at the study guarantor. The student fulfils the professional training in institutions which provide social services and other connected services and in health institutions in the range of 6 hours a day. Observation training and specialized training in social sections at local authorities with extended spheres of activities, job centres and at working places of social welfare authorities is in the range of 8 hours a day. 100% active presence in professional training fulfilment. Practical exam fulfilment (exam focused on the presentation of a case study, making up a plan of care and solving particular social situations of clients.
Recommended literature
  • Záznamník činností, úkonů a jiných odborných aktivit zdravotně sociálního pracovníka.
  • HAWKINS, P.; SHOHET, R. Supervize v pomáhajících profesích. 1. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2004.
  • HOLASOVÁ, V. Průvodce odborným praktickým vzděláváním v sociální práci: pro mentorky. Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita, 2007.
  • JANEBOVÁ, R. Posuzování životní situace v sociální práci: sborník z konference V. Hradecké dny sociální práce. Hradec Králové, 2008.
  • LEVICKÁ, J. Kazuistický seminár zo sociálnej práce. SAP - Slovak Academic Press, 2004.
  • TRUHLÁŘOVÁ, Z.; LEVICKÁ, K. Od teorie k praxi, od praxe k teorii: From theory to practice, from practice to theory Sborník z konference VIII. Hradecké dny sociální práce. Hradec Králové, 2011.

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 Summer
Faculty of Health Studies Health and Social Worker (2013) Health service 2 Summer