SPR477 Institutialisation and Organisation of Social Work

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 12 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Libor Musil, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Jiří Winkler, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Kateřina Kubalčíková, Ph.D.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Thu 14:00–15:40 U23
Prerequisites
The subject is obligatory part of studying specialization in "Social work macro - innovation in organizations". Enrolling the subject in the first or second semester (depending on startin MA studies in social work in spring or in autumn) is recommended and expected. Students of the other specializations are allowed to enroll the subject as semi-facultative.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The goal of the subject cosists in 1/ making students familiar with theoretical assumptions on processes of building social work in terms of social institution, 2/ making students familiar with theoretical assumptions on contexts, propcesses, and factors of building those organizations which deliver social work help, 3/ critical refelcting on developments of social work institution and forms of organizing social work in the Czech society in terms of conditions of performing professional goals of social work help.
Learning outcomes
On successful completion of the course students will understand 1/ interelations between social work institutions and forms of their organization, 2/ commucation processes of constructing and accepting notion concenring social work in curent society, 3/ discursive dimenzion of building social work in the current Czech society, 4/ social work organzational development preconditions in terms of social work help goals. Studnets will be able to use understanding the above mentioned topics in 1/ assessing of public social services management role in the context of social work organizational development, 2/ investigating sources of constructing approach to clients by frontline social workers in organizations.
Syllabus
  • Discursive view of building social work institions Building social work institions in modern context Building social work institions in postmodern context What is social work - on continuity of social work pattern in modern and current society Organizational view of building social work institions Trends in and types of social work organizational forms in modern society Trends in and types of social work organizational forms in late modern society Conditions and factors of current social work organizational development Methods and tools of institutional work in organizations
Literature
    required literature
  • MUSIL, L.: (2015) Okolnosti postmoderní institucionalizace sociální práce v kontextu sociálních služeb. (Rukopis.) FSS MU, s. 1–20.
  • WILENSKY, H. L., LEBEAUX, Ch. N. (1965) Industrial Society and Social Welfare. New York: Russel Sage Foundation, pp. 283–325.
  • SCHMIDT, V. A. (2010) Taking ideas and discourse seriously: explaining change through discursive institutionalismas the fourth ‘new institutionalism’. European Political Science Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1–25.
  • B. Malinowski: Vědecká teorie kultury. Brno 1968
  • R. W. Scott: Institution and Organization
  • o R. W. Scott: Organization and Organizing. Mc Millan NY
  • o Winkler, J. (2014) Organizace implementačního procesu, MU: Brno.
  • BERGER, P. L., LUCKMANN, T. (1991) The Social Construction of Reality. A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge. London: Penguin Books, pp. 74–77.
  • LORENZ, W. (2006) Perspectives on European Social Work – From the Birth of the Nation State to the Impact of Globalization. Opladen: Barbara Budrich, pp. 29–36, 101–115.
  • PAYNE, M. (2006) What is Professional Social Work? Bristol: BASW, pp. 141–162.
  • Lawrence, J.: Developing Organization. Palgrawe, NY
  • MUSIL, L. (2013) Výzvy postmoderní institucionalizace pro vzdělávání v sociální práci. (Rukopis.) FSS MU, Brno, s. 1–10, 52–59.
Teaching methods
The goals will be accomplished by: 1/ lecturing, 2/ discussing, 3/ elaboratin case study on sources of constructing approach to clients by selected frontline social workers, 4/ elaborating explication of relevant literature arguments concenring chosen topic.
Assessment methods
1/ individual feedback to texts elaborated; 2/ collective feedback (discussion) on e) texts elaborated; Students can gain max 60 points for tghe two texts (see above on them) elaborated. 40 points is the minimal number demandedn to successfull passing the subject. The subject is finished by exam: A between 56,5 and 60; B between 51,5 and 56,4; C between 46,8 and 51,4; D between 43,2 and 46,7; E between 39 and 43,1; F méně než 39.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2019.
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