SPP140 Asessment

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2009
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Pavel Navrátil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
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.

The capacity limit for the course is 56 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/56, only registered: 0/56
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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
Teaching methods
- lectures
- class discussion
- group projects
- role playing
- reading
Assessment methods
Final group project an its presentation (max 100 points, min. 60%)
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 2008, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2009, recent)
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