|Type of course:||Compulsory|
|Language of instruction:||Romanian|
|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:||56|
|Number of teaching hours per week:||2|
|Form of receiving a credit for a course:||Grade|
|Number of ECTS credits allocated||6|
1. The relationship between deviance, crime, social assistance: the role of social assistance. 2. Social reaction to deviance: punishment, treatment, assistance, alternative approaches. 3. History of social work with offenders. 4. The prison population in Romania: structure, evolutions, detainees with special needs. 5. The legal context of social work intervention in the justice system. 6. Individual and group methods and techniques in the social work of delinquents: exploration of criminal conduct, evaluation and intervention at the level of values and convictions, improvement of self-esteem, personal and professional development, evaluation and modification of violent behavior. 7. Community intervention: the role and involvement of the family, community programs, alternatives to incarceration, support services.
Understanding the specific role of social work in the justice system Gain the ability to identify and collect relevant information about crime and offender, to evaluate and analyze them for the preparation of the intervention. Gain the ability to design and implement interventions at the individual, group and community level with offenders to correct criminal behavior and reduce the risk of recidivism.