The social assistance for people with disabilities

Course Code: AS 203 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Social work • Field of study: Social work
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Petronela Maria Talpaș
Seminar tutor: Petronela Maria Talpaș
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6

Course aims:

To acquire the notions, basic concepts and legislation specific to the social assistance of people with disabilities
To have knowledge regarding the monitoring and evaluation of the intervention process at individual, group, community level
To analyze significant data for the characterization of the social problems faced by people with disabilities
To analyze significant data for the characterization of the individual's problems and to elaborate the intervention plan and socio-professional integration

Course Entry Requirements:

social research methods, social diagnosis, intervention methods

Course contents:

1. The origin and evolution of the notion of disability. Determining the states of disability

2. Difficulties in establishing prevalences. Illness and deficiency. Disability and disabilities.

3. The National Strategy on equal opportunities between people with disabilities in Romania. Principles. Purpose. Objectives.

4 Legislative reform of accessibility for people with disabilities according to Law 19/2002

5. Education of people with disabilities. Guidance, training, employment and health care for people with disabilities

6. Institutional reform of people with disabilities.

7. Information and raising awareness of people with disabilities.

8. The rights and obligations of persons with disabilities in accordance with Law 519/2002.

9. Stages in organizing the information, education and communication campaign regarding people with disabilities, at the level of the community in which they live.

10. Practical ways of integration and reintegration of people with disabilities.

11. The role of the social worker in the recovery and integration of people with disabilities.

12. Classification of disabilities.

13. The child with disabilities and the modalities of assistance of his family.

14. Legislative reform on social assistance for people with disabilities.

Teaching methods:

Lecture, Illustrations Conversation

Learning outcomes:

Knowledge of methods of investigation and specialized intervention provided in the field of social assistance for people with disabilities

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

The volume and correctness of knowledge The scientific rigor of language-70% Writing a paper on a given topic Active participation in seminars-30%

Recommended reading:

Neamţu, G.,(coord.),, Enciclodedia asistenţă socială, , Ed.Polirom, iasi, 2016, all.
Neamţu, G.,(coord., Tratat de asistenţă socială, Ed.Polirom, Iasi, 2003, 857-905-9.
Talpaş, P, Asistenţa socială a persoanelor cu dizabilități, disponibil la biblioteca UAB;, biblioteca UAB, Alba Iulia, 2018, all.