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Social group work

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Course ID: 3401-PS-PGd
Erasmus code / ISCED: 14.0 Kod klasyfikacyjny przedmiotu składa się z trzech do pięciu cyfr, przy czym trzy pierwsze oznaczają klasyfikację dziedziny wg. Listy kodów dziedzin obowiązującej w programie Socrates/Erasmus, czwarta (dotąd na ogół 0) – ewentualne uszczegółowienie informacji o dyscyplinie, piąta – stopień zaawansowania przedmiotu ustalony na podstawie roku studiów, dla którego przedmiot jest przeznaczony. / (0310) Social and behavioural sciences, not further defined The ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education) code has been designed by UNESCO.
Course title: Social group work
Name in Polish: Praca socjalna z grupą
Organizational unit: Institute of Social Prevention and Resocialisation
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.

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Language: Polish
Type of course:

obligatory courses



Short description:

This subject is designed to bring students into the key issues of group work as one of the basic methods of social work.

Full description:

Course contents include a few basic areas. The use of group work as one of the methods of social work requires knowledge of student issues such as:

- selected theoretical approaches on the work of the group

- types of groups which can work with social worker

- group process - phases, mechanisms, techniques used

- social work with difficult client

- the competence of social workers working with a group of

- group work ethical issues


S.Vinogradov, I.D.Yalom, Psychoterapia grupowa, IPZ, 2007

Yalom, M. Leszcz, Psychoterapia grupowa , Wyd. UJ, , 2006

M.S. Corey, G. Corey, Grupy – metody grupowej pomocy psychologicznej, IPZ, 2002

F.Riessman, D.Carroll, Nowa definicja samopomocy, PARPA, 2000

Podstawy terapii grupowej, (red): Bernard H. i MacKenzi K. GWP. 2001

Terapia grupowa w psychiatrii.(red.) Wardaszko-Łyskowska H.: PZWL. 1980

Liberman N.,A. (1983/84).Grupowe metody pomocy psychologicznej, „Nowiny psychologiczne”, s. 50-118. -

Learning outcomes:

After the course students will know the basic mechanisms of group formation and group functioning, types of groups and their members. They will be also able to apply gained knowledge in planning and working with groups.

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

To be evaluated:


active participation in classes;

three written tests,

preparing and delivering presentations

preparing the selected book review

This course is not currently offered.
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