Planning of Support in the Community

Degree: 1
Year: 1
Study program: Social work

Holder: Petra Videmšek

Subject content:

The conceptual starting points for a community orientation in social work. The development of community services and methods of work enabling individuals to gain an influence over everyday decision-making. The development of user movements which have influenced crucially the change of social work concepts. Theoretical knowledge about the community, the establishment of a working relationship enabling assertion of the user-empowerment concept. The development of and search for strategies of user inclusion in decision-making processes.
The acquisition of practical experience in community work and in the planning of support.
The establishment of co-operation, the principle of team work. Reciprocal learning: the co-operation of experts, researchers and users.