- Knowledge on ethics and human justice theories
- Knowledge on critical reasoning and ethical reflection
- Knowledge on the interaction between ethical theories and contextual practice
- Analytical skills in applying different theories and approaches into practice
- The ability to critically reflect upon on the contextual construction of social work
- Enhance the ability to reflect upon ethical dilemmas and apply knowledge to describe how to understand and manage ethical dilemmas in social work and welfare practices.
- Develop cognitive and practical skills in intercultural communication through the international classroom (study group)
- Advance the students' competence to understand and demonstrate how to use theories and methods when reflecting upon social work practices.
- Advance the students' professional competence to manage, justify and control his/her own educational development.
Content of the course relates to the following themes:
- Ethical theories
- Contextual Practices
- Critical reasoning and Ethical reflection
- Emotional social work
- Social justice and injustice
- Child participation
- Human rights perspectives
To study contextual practices, students will critically reflect upon practice experiences and incidents raising ethical dilemmas.
This course is divided into different subjects:
- Ethical theories in Social Work
- Critical incident reflection
- Field visits
Required prerequisite knowledge
|Individual written home exam||1/1||A - F|
Method of work
Throughout the course, there will be group sessions where students will complete assignments related to the final individual exam. Students will receive feedback on their work from other students and from the course leaders.
Additionally to classroom learning and group exercises, the course coordinator will facilitate a web-based learning platform (Canvas).
Sist oppdatert: 29.03.2020