Current State and Prospects of Development of Scientific Knowledge in Area of Social Work

Major: Social work
Code of subject: 8.231.00.M.015
Credits: 3.00
Department: Sociology and Social Work
Lecturer: D.Sc. in Education, Associate Professor Klos Liliia
Semester: 2 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Learning outcomes: 1. Ability to promote the development of theory and practice of social work by enriching the industry with the results of scientific research and integration of theory and practice of social work to create innovative social services; 2. Ability to demonstrate a detailed understanding of a large number of modern research techniques in social work and to apply in practice the principles of joint research in social work and other social sciences and humanities; 3. Ability to find, select, contextualize and interpret a significant amount of source base, apply the principles, methods, tools and technologies of health care in research and practical social work; 4. Understanding the diversity of postmodern approaches to ensure the integration of theory and practice and the creation of innovative social services on the basis of health, the ability to implement them in the daily practice of social work; 5. Ability to solve complex problems in the field of social work on the basis of acquired in-depth professional knowledge, scientific and cultural values ??and semantic orientations by critically understanding the relevant problems of social practice and research and innovation, creating new holistic knowledge and professional practice in social work with access to the interdisciplinary level.
Required prior and related subjects: Previous academic disciplines "Philosophy and methodology of science" "Actual problems of socio-humanitarian sciences" Related and subsequent disciplines "Social work and health" "Management of social change" "Management of scientific projects"
Summary of the subject: Within the discipline, the issues of formation of "Social Work" as a field of scientific knowledge, practical professional activity and academic discipline are considered, taking into account its ethical principles and vision of further development of this field in domestic and foreign scientific and practical experience. The discipline involves the study of graduate students ways of integrating the theory and practice of social work, the implementation of practical professional activities in the context of policy on the basis of scientific research, research based on empirical data, professional intervention based on health needs, organizational decision-making and social design. based on the development of scientifically sound recommendations.
Assessment methods and criteria: current control 40% final control (control measure, exam): 60%
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