Module Basics of Social Work - Summer Term

Social Functions of Social Work - Compulsory (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Stefan Borrmann
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits4
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirementscompulsory subject as a basis for "Social work as human rights profession" and "Professionalisation of social work"
Objectives
  • The lecture is an introduction of social work in Germany from a historical and theoretical perspective.
  • Current trends and challenges will be discussed and the interconnection of social work as a profession and the social system is highlighted

Social Work as a Human Rights Profession (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Stefan Borrmann
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirements

Lecture "Social Functions of Social Work"

please choose 1 out of 2 options in this area of competence

Objectives
  • The theoretical background of this conzeptionalization will be introduced.
  • Case examples will elaborate the role of social work as a profession and the social system is highlighted

Professionalisation of Social Work (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Stefan Borrmann
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirements

Lecture "Social Functions of Social Work"

please choose 1 out of 2 options in this area of competence

Objectives
  • "Is social work a profession" is the title of a famous article from 1915. The quesion is still a highly controversal topic in academic social work
  • The main arguments for and against this view are central in the context of the seminar