Social Service Methods and Techniques I - PRINCIPI, FONDAMENTI E DEONTOLOGIA PROFESSIONALE (2018/2019)

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Name of lecturer
Carlo Soregotti
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Sem. 2A dal Feb 18, 2019 al Mar 30, 2019.

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Learning outcomes

The course is coherent to the general objectives of the degree program of Social Work. It provides students with the knowledge and awareness of basics ethics and values perspectives of Social Work, both in Italy and in an international framework.
Professional principles and basic elements will be contextualized in relation to the historical and philosophical environment that allowed the creation and development of the professional role of Social Worker. Students’ interactions will be stimulated: they will apply reflexivity in order to critically situate themselves within the most debated issues of professional ethics, both theoretical and practical. They will learn how to use the Code of Professional Ethics as the starting point, guide and background of their professional actions. At the end of the course, students have to demonstrate the understanding of the values of the Social Work stated in the Italian Code of Professional Ethics and to know how to situate themselves, within the context of the Welfare system, from an ethical perspective.


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Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
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

Assessment methods and criteria

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