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DRŚ-Family Knowledge

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Course ID: 2300-MS2-DRŚ-WOR
Erasmus code / ISCED: (unknown) / (unknown)
Course title: DRŚ-Family Knowledge
Name in Polish: DRŚ - Wiedza o rodzinie
Organizational unit: Faculty of Education
Course groups:
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): (not available) Basic information on ECTS credits allocation principles:
  • the annual hourly workload of the student’s work required to achieve the expected learning outcomes for a given stage is 1500-1800h, corresponding to 60 ECTS;
  • the student’s weekly hourly workload is 45 h;
  • 1 ECTS point corresponds to 25-30 hours of student work needed to achieve the assumed learning outcomes;
  • weekly student workload necessary to achieve the assumed learning outcomes allows to obtain 1.5 ECTS;
  • work required to pass the course, which has been assigned 3 ECTS, constitutes 10% of the semester student load.
Language: Polish
Type of course:

obligatory courses

Prerequisites (description):

The course covers the selected issues concerning the situation and changes of Polish family including the threats to its functioning as the institution and social group.



Short description:

The course covers the selected issues concerning the situation and changes of Polish family including the threats to its functioning as the institution and social group.

Full description:

The program includes two main groups of problems:

I. Marriage and family in transition

• transformation of the family in the area of ideas, structure and function

• The alternative forms of family life,

II. Dysfunction of the family – conditions, the perspectives of family members.

•Crises within the family

•Dimensions of functionality and dysfunction of the family

III. Evaluates difficult Parenting

•problems of the family (including divorce, death of a close person, teenage parenthood, violence within the family, migration, the problem of alcohol)

Bibliography: (in Polish)

• F. Adamski, Rodzina. Wymiar społeczno-kulturowy, Kraków 2002

• W. Badura-Madej (wybór): Wybrane zagadnienia interwencji kryzysowej, Katowice 1996

• A. Kwak (red.) Rodzicielstwo między domem, prawem, służbami społecznymi. Warszawa 2008,

• T. Rostowska, A. Jarmołowska (red), Rozwojowe i wychowawcze aspekty życia rodzinnego, Warszawa 2010

• A. Seweryńska: Uczeń z rodziny dysfunkcyjnej. Przewodnik dla wychowawców i nauczycieli, Warszawa 2003

• K. Slany: Alternatywne formy życia małżeńsko-rodzinnego w ponowoczesnym świecie, Kraków 2002

Learning outcomes:


•Presents changes in family structure, functions and family awareness,

•Indicates risks impending the functioning of the family as a group and institution,

•Knows the mechanisms of problematic family functioning, taking into account the perspective of all family members,

•Knows the programs of family support and available forms family assistance which reflect its specific needs and problems.


•Explains the risk factors and situations which occur in problematic families,

•Assesses the child’s situation at school and in the family,

•Indicates the possibility of helping the child and problematic family.


•Establishes the attitude toward people in need,

•Criticizes the inadequate to the problems forms of family assistance,

•Recommends innovative projects of working with family.

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

• Attendance

• A test in the end of course.

This course is not currently offered.
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