Title of the title: Degree in Social Work
Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences
Center where it is taught: University School of Social Work San Martiño Pinario. Praza da Inmaculada, 5, 2nd 15704 Santiago de Compostela
Date of authorization for the implementation of the degree by the Xunta de Galicia: 09/16/2010
Date of publication in the BOE: 03/03/2011
Date of the last accreditation: 07/20/2016
Responsible for the title: Facal Fondo, Teresa
Title coordinator: Puñal Romarís, María Elena
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: Face-to-face
Study regime: full time / part time
Languages of use: Spanish GalicianInteruniversity degree: No
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsKnow and critically understand the foundations of Social Work as a discipline: history, theory, concept, nature, method and model.
Identify and assess the processes of formation, development and evolution of individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities, as well as their current manifestations and future trends.
Show a critical understanding of how socio-structural imbalances, discrimination, oppression, social, political and economic injustices impact on human relationships and generate situations of discomfort.
Show knowledge of human behavior and the social environment with special emphasis on the person / environment relationship, development of the life course, interaction between biological, psychological, socio-structural and cultural factors in shaping human development and behavior.
Critically analyze the concept of need according to the historical, social and political contexts in which their professional action takes place.
Know and identify the main intervention strategies of social workers in the development of their professional action with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.
Know the general structure, organization, benefits of the general and specialized social services existing in the different Autonomous Communities and in Europe.
Point out the main trends in social policies, nationally and internationally, as well as their articulation.
Show mastery in the knowledge of group formation, programming techniques and instruments, group dynamics and group work techniques.
Handle with ease the theoretical foundations and practical applications of the main instrumental supports of Social Work.
Adequately know the bases of the local, regional, state, community and international legal system.
Appropriate a scientific culture regarding the use of the epistemology of the Social Sciences and social research: research process and social research techniques of a quantitative and qualitative nature.
Know the main strategies for conflict resolution through mediation.
Know the basic fundamentals of information and communication technologies in their application to Social Work.
Incorporate and assume respect for fundamental rights and equal opportunities between men and women, the principles of equal opportunities and universal accessibility for people with disabilities, and the values of a culture of peace and democracy.