This course introduces the basic theories, methods and practices of community work.The course seeks to combine theory and practice and discusses in depth the local characteristics of our country’s community development in comparison to that in foreign countries. It seeks to lay a solid theoretical foundation, and foster solid practice and thinking ability for the students.
1.Social Case Work-Definition,Meaning,Concept,Objectives,Principles and history of Social Case Work in China and abroad
2.Basic components of social casework-Problem,Person,Place,Process.Relationship in casework-nature,establishment,maintenance,termination,transference and counter transference
3.Case Work process-Study,Diagnosis,Treatment,Follow-up and Termination
4.Approaches in social case work-Functional,Diagnostic,Directive,Non-directive and Eclectic.Recording in casework-Importance and Methods
5.Application of social case work in family,educational institutions,community,industries and in hospitals
This course surveys the history of social welfare policy, services, and the social work profession.It explores current social welfare issues in the context of their history and the underlying rationale and values that support different approaches. Emphasis is placed on major fields of social work service such as: income maintenance, health care, mental health, child welfare, corrections, and services to the elderly. Analytic frameworks with regard to social welfare policies and services are presented. These frameworks identify strengths and weaknesses in the current social welfare system with respect to multiculturalism and diversity; social justice and social change; behavioral and social science theory and research; and social work relevant promotion, prevention, treatment,and rehabilitation programs and services in relations to the diverse dimensions (including ability,age, class, color, culture, ethnicity, family structure, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion or spirituality, sex, and sexual orientation).
Classical Sociological Theory and Modern Sociological Theory attempt to give a fundamental mapping of key figures, works and concepts of sociological theory, by tracing some mainlines, problematics and characters of European sociological theory from 1930’s to the contemporary "post- era”, and to build up the basic ability of reading sociological theoretical texts.
This course mainly introduce the development of social security in foreign and Chinese context. It will introduce students the foundamental theories and characteristics of social security instittuions in different societies.
This is an introductory course mainly designed for the students in the field of sociology and social work, aiming to load the students with fundamental background, concepts, theories, methods and future trend of social work as a helping profession in a changing social context. The four-credit course will be mainly taught through lectures, group discussions, case analysis and student-oriented learning activities. In the process of classroom teaching, the lecturer will spend majority of time on introducing the history of social work profession, social welfare institution, values and ethics of social work, human behaviors and social environment, social work theories, social work methods and leading the students to deepen their understanding the ethics, skills and knowledge base of social work profession. More important, this course will also highlight the significance of developing social work profession in China.
This course introduces you to the basics of social statistics—techniques that sociologists and other social scientists use to summarize numeric data obtained from censuses,surveys, and experiments.
This course--Methods of Social Survey and Social Research is designed for finding and solving kinds of social problems, providing the basic principles､programs､methods and applications of social research methods.
The main methods of social science research are statistical survey method､Field study method､Experimental method and Method of literature. This course is going to leading students to study and use those four methods, setting up the basement of their future study of special fields in social science.