Social Service Methods and Techniques I (2018/2019)

Course code
4S00733
Credits
9
Coordinator
Antonella Salvan
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
TEORIA 5 SPS/07-GENERAL SOCIOLOGY Sem. 2A Antonella Salvan
PRINCIPI, FONDAMENTI E DEONTOLOGIA PROFESSIONALE 4 SPS/07-GENERAL SOCIOLOGY Sem. 2A Carlo Soregotti

Learning outcomes

A) THEORY
Knowledge and understanding
- Knowledge and understanding of the listening and analysis methodologies of individual needs
- Knowledge and understanding of the bio-psycho-social roots of the individual needs
- Knowledge and understanding of the different types of social intervention

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
- Ability to carry out needs assessment
- Ability to conduct social work interviews
- Ability to write a social work report
- Ability to set clear and realistic targets for social work interventions

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES
The course is centered on providing students with the knowledge necessary to professionally project and conduct social work interventions. Particular attention will be given to the methodological features of the support process and the needs assessment as well as the targets setting aspects will be explored more in detail.

B) PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
Knowledge and understanding
- Knowledge and understanding of main principles and foundations of the social work practice

Applying Knowledge and understanding
- Recognizing, respecting and promoting the main objectives of professional social work.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES
The course aims to introduce the student to the core knowledge, skills, ethics and values underpinning social work, both as a discipline and as a profession. The course aims to analyse the historical development of social work and illustrate its philosophical foundations. The course also guides the student as to the context of the values and theories that constitute the basis upon which the scientific and methodological structure of social work is based. By the end of the course, the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the nature, aims, theories, and values of social work. The student will also be able to place social work in its historical context and the wider welfare system.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Allegri Elena, Palmieri Paola, Zucca Fabrizio Il colloquio nel servizio sociale. (Nuova edizione) Carocci Faber 2017
Fargion S. Il metodo del servizio sociale. Riflessioni, casi e ricerche. Carocci Faber 2013 Capitolo I, da pag. 23 a pag. 46 “Le coordinate per una riflessione sul metodo di servizio sociale”
Cellini G., Dellavalle M., Il processo di aiuto del servizio sociale. Prospettive metodologiche Giappichelli 2015 Capitoli I,II,III,IV,V.
Rita Andrenacci La visita domiciliare di servizio sociale Carocci Faber 2009 Parte seconda "Metodologia" capitoli 3-4-5-6.
Diomede Canevini, M.; Neve, E. Etica e deontologia del servizio sociale Carocci 2017 §§ 1-3; 7-9
Neve E. Il servizio sociale. Fondamenti e cultura di una professione Carocci 2008
Filippini S., Bianchi E. (a cura di) Le responsabilità professionali dell’assistente sociale Carocci Faber 2013 9788874666638 §§ 1-5