The chief goal of this post-graduate course is to acquire broad knowledge concerning care and educational pedagogy and also to develop the therapeutic, diagnostic and educational skills which are vital in working with children and young people. This is a significant matter, not least because attempts to help often end up in failure. They also threaten to harden the charges’ feelings of helplessness and to develop an entitlement mentality in them.
Graduates will have learned how to deal with the aggressive behaviour of schoolchildren of various ages. The classes are largely focused on the practical training of the skill to develop one’s own professional awareness. The teachers develop their social skills and competence so that they can work with their charges in a creative way and solve their specific problems. The knowledge and skills acquired through this course enable the teachers/pedagogues to develop their own educational, prevention and psychoeducation programmes.
The course is directed to: teachers; persons employed in care and education centres (children’s homes, family-based children’s homes, children’s shelters, children’s holiday centres, dormitories, school and education centres); school pedagogues; other persons with teaching qualifications, but without the specialist qualifications necessary for care and education work.
The course is also open to persons with master’s and professional degrees. This post-graduate college diploma is an additional asset in the job market.
Graduates, with their thorough pedagogical training, can find employment in educational institutions, such as children’s homes, dormitories, day care centres, family-based children’s homes, children’s shelters, emergency youth centres, clinics, social welfare and educational centres.
The course prepares teachers, educators and caretakers not only to provide professional aid and co-ordinate and plan care and education in educational institutions. It also equips the students with practical educational skills and provides reliable knowledge in the support of the social and emotional development of children and young people. The students also learn about various techniques of therapeutic classes and ways to deal with the aggressive behaviour of schoolchildren of various ages.
Family Law and laws for juveniles covers the basic knowledge about Family Law and laws for juveniles covers, where the lectures show the possibilities of educational institutions working together with family and juvenile courts and the procedures of the educational system’s co-operation with the police. This subject systematises the legal relationships which take place in the family both in property and non-property terms; resulting from marriage, kinship, care and custody.