PSBB017 Work Experience with a Social Care Provider II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/5. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
PhDr. Zdenka Stránská, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Zdenka Stránská, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jarmila Valchářová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
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
Course objectives
Practice in social care II:
As compulsory optional course content follows the compulsory subject ”The practice in social care I“. The field practice is aimed at specific features of social work, at treating demanding social situations relating to social positions of clients. The aim of practice is to become familiar with the normal operation of the workplace, helping hand, where necessary, and to enrich the knowledge of some drawbacks human life.
Learning outcomes
After graduation practice student will be familiar with appropriate ways to work with clients of the institution and can use the acquired knowledge and experience for specific job with   those clients. The student will be able to evaluate the practice with regard to its contribution to his/her personal development.
  • The practice is unpaid and a student performs unqualified support work. The working place (social care service, retirement homes, hospice, charity organizations, diagnostic institute, children's homes etc.) is of student's choice (e. g. in his/her place of residence). The practice must be held outside of the school hours (e. g. during exam period, holidays, weekends etc.). For the list of selected workplaces visit the department web pages or ask the tutor. Protocol on completed practice in social care can be found on the website of the Institute of psychology - see downloads (
  • KOPŘIVA, Karel. Lidský vztah jako součást profese. Edited by Jiřina Šiklová. Vyd. 7., V Portálu 6. Praha: Portál, 2013. 147 s. ISBN 9788026205289. info
  • Sociální práce v praxi : specifika různých cílových skupin a práce s nimi. Edited by Oldřich Matoušek - Pavla Kodymová - Jana Koláčková. Vyd. 2. Praha: Portál, 2010. 351 s. ISBN 9788073678180. info
  • MATOUŠEK, Oldřich. Metody a řízení sociální práce. Vyd. 2. Praha: Portál, 2008. 380 s. ISBN 9788073675028. info
  • MATOUŠEK, Oldřich. Základy sociální práce. Vyd. 2. Praha: Portál, 2007. 309 s. ISBN 9788073673314. info
  • ÚLEHLA, Ivan. Umění pomáhat : učebnice metod sociální praxe. Vyd. 3., v Sociologickém na. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2005. 128 s. ISBN 9788086429366. info
  • Aplikovaná sociální psychologie. Edited by Růžena Komárková - Ivan Slaměník - Jozef Výrost. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2001. 224 s. ISBN 8024701804. info
  • Aplikovaná sociální psychologie. Edited by Jozef Výrost - Ivan Slaměník. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2001. 260 s. ISBN 8024700425. info
  • Aplikovaná sociální psychologie. Edited by Jozef Výrost - Ivan Slaměník. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 1998. 383 s. ISBN 8071782696. info
Teaching methods
practice - 5 days (ie 40 hours)
Assessment methods
Conditions for obtaining credit from practice:
1) validation stamp and signature of the responsible person of the duty of passing practice (verbal evaluation of trainee - what is in engaged during practice and how it manifested),
2) brief report on their activities trainee in the workplace in the range of 1-2 pages confirmed by the responsible person,
3) own written assessment of the trainee practices - the contribution for his personal development (in the range of 1-2 pages).
output: credit
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: praxe 5 dní.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2021, recent)
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