Designing social services at community level

Course Code: PMS 102 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Social work - Masters • Field of study: Design and management of social and health services
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Sebastian Claudiu Stefani
Seminar tutor: Sebastian Claudiu Stefani
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6

Course aims:

To identify and prioritize social needs / problems
To formulate objectives for intervention through social services
To plan the intervention for social development
Monitor and evaluate a social development intervention plan

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

-Territorial community
-Community intervention
-Social services
-Defining social needs
-Data collection methods for assessing the social needs of the community
-Social services as intervention projects
-Analysis of stakeholders
-The logical framework of the project
-Social services as intervention projects. Case studies

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, examples

Learning outcomes:

-Students will know the concepts, methodologies and procedures specific to development programs, strategies and policies
-Students will know and apply criteria and methods for evaluating programs, strategies and policies in the field of social and health services
-Students will know how to implement development programs / strategies / policies in the field of social and health services
-Students will be able to apply a wide range of methods for the development and implementation of social projects

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written exam and project

Recommended reading:

Buțiu, C. A., Proiectarea serviciilor sociale la nivel de comunitate. Note de curs, UAB, Alba Iulia, 2019, 175.
Butiu Calina, Dezvoltarea comunitară. Concept, strategii și metode de intervenție”, Argonaut, Cluj napoca, 2007, 325.
Zmfir Catalin, Proiectarea dezvoltării sociale. Ghid metodologic, Economica, Bucuresti, 2007, 450.