UVSRPCP012 Professional Training I

Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Summer 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/6/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Petr Fabián, PhD. (seminar tutor)
doc. Ing. Ladislav Průša, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Ladislav Průša, CSc.
Institute of Public Administration and Social Policy - Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Contact Person: Mgr. Jana Krčmaříková
Timetable of Seminar Groups
UVSRPCP012/A: Fri 13:05–18:00 PED
Prerequisites (in Czech)
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
The aim of the course is to make students familiar with the performance of social services, verify their theoretical knowledge and provide them with practical experience in the sphere of social policy and social work. The professional internship will take place at providers of social services locally registered at the relevant regional authorities according to the Act no. 108/2006 Coll., on social services. In course of the internship, students will adopt basic methodological procedures and ways to work with the users of social services. In course of the practical training, they will apply the theoretical knowledge in the subjects contained in the particular blocks of Social policy and social work, and test the basic methods and techniques of social work. The internship will allow students to confront their ideas about the nature of social work with the reality in the Czech Republic (or abroad) and to learn the content of ethical social standards and standards of the quality of social services. The result of the practical performance of the students at the workplace where internship takes place will be a detailed written report, which will be continuously consulted with both the internship supervisor at the workplace, and the instructors of the course. Reflection and self-reflection of the students' experience will be the content of supervising meetings in the Supervision of professional practice I. course. Study Outcomes: Professional Knowledge: Students will acquire extended knowledge of the objectives and tasks of social work and also of the ethical principles of social work and the typology of clients. Professional Skills: Students can navigate in the selected areas of social work and social services, understand the issues in relation to the various theoretical concepts of social work. General Qualification: They understand the knowledge acquired during their lessons and can apply them in further studies and in professional practice. Students build on and develop the knowledge and skills necessary for the performance of the work of a social worker. Student can uphold conversations, carry out diagnosing, plan, administer and implement direct work with the client.
  • 1. Familiarization with the institution in which the student performs the internship
    2. Familiarization with the working procedures and the ethical codes of the institution
    3. Creation of an internship order for social work
    4. Shading a professional social worker
    5. Shading a professional social worker
    6. Independent supervised internship
    7. Independent supervised internship
    8. Independent supervised internship
    9. Evaluation of the internship order for social work with a specialist
    10. Independent supervised internship
    11. Independent supervised internship
    12. Evaluation of the internship performed in social work, conclusion
    13. Summary
    required literature
  • Etický kodex sociálních pracovníků České republiky. Společnost sociálních pracovníků. URL info
  • Standardy kvality sociálních služeb. Příloha č. 2 vyhlášky č. 505/2006 Sb., kterou se provádějí některá ustanovení zákona o sociálních službách. info
  • Zákon č. 108/2006 Sb. o sociálních službách, v platném znění. info
  • HAVRDOVÁ, Z. Kompetence v praxi sociální práce. Praha: Osmium, 1999. ISBN 80-902081-8-5. info
    recommended literature
  • SOKOL, R., TREFILOVÁ, V. Sociální pracovník v rezidenčních zařízeních sociálních služeb. Praha: ASPI, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7357-316-4. info
  • NAVRÁTIL, P., ŠIŠLÁKOVÁ, M. Praktické vzdělávání v sociální práci. Brno: Tribun EU, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7399-343-6. info
  • HAWKINS, P., SHOHET, R. Supervize v pomáhajících profesích. Praha: Portál, 2004. ISBN 80-7178-715-9. info
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2015, Summer 2016, Summer 2017, Summer 2018, Summer 2019, Summer 2020, Winter 2020, Summer 2022.
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