SPP140 Asessment

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2008
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Pavel Navrátil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Monika Punová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Libor Musil, CSc.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Thu 10:00–11:40 U33
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 8 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Main objective of the course is:
- to introduce the assessment process as a very important theme in social work;
- to analyse process of living situation in the context of teoretical perspectives.
- to understand theories, terms, concepts of the assessment;
- to be able to adopt theories in the assessment of the living situation;
- to be able to to select appropriate theories in the assessment;
- to be accountable in the process of the assessment and in the intervention
  • Introduction into assessment
  • The assessment and basic problems
  • Presentation of the clients living situation (film on the adoption of the children from minority group)
  • Choice of an appropriate theory/theories in the assessment
  • System approach
  • Psychodynamic approach
  • Behavioural approach
  • Task centred approach
  • Problem solving approach
  • Reflexion
  • Presentation of the students work
  • HOLLAND, Sally. Child and family assessment in social work practice. 1st pub. London: SAGE Publications, 2004. 176 s. ISBN 076194902X. info
  • THOMLISON, Barbara. Family assessment handbook :an introductory practice guide to family assessment and intervention. Pacific Grove: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, 2002. xvi, 174 s. ISBN 0-534-36598-1. info
  • MILNER, Judith and Patrick O'BYRNE. Assessment in social work. Edited by Jo. Campling. Houndmills: Palgrave, 1998. ix, 206 s. ISBN 0-333-65919-8. info
  • TAYLOR, Brian J. and Toni DEVINE. Assessing needs and planning care in social work. Brookfield, Vt., USA: Arena, 1993. xv, 125. ISBN 1857421442. info
Assessment methods
Final group project an its presentation
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2008, recent)
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