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Introduction to Child and Youth Welfare Law

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Introduction to Child and Youth Welfare Law
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: PdK-304
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V+2U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam: graded

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

PdK-304 (P322-0140) Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 3, mandatory course
PdK-304 (P322-0140) Childhood Education, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 3, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:

[updated 12.09.2018]
Module coordinator:
Lecturer: Studienleitung

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to demonstrate basic knowledge about juvenile welfare and juvenile court assistance law both of which are essential to providing sound advice to third parties, for work in youth welfare offices and independent institutions and for productive interdisciplinary cooperations. Book VIII of the German Social Code and its interfaces to the German Civil Code (BGB) and Family Proceedings Act (FamFG) will be examined in detail in order provide students with the legal competence for everyday work in this area of social work, beyond basic legal knowledge.

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Module content:
Book VIII of the German Social Code and its interfaces to family law in the German Civil Code (BGB) will be explained in depth - both from the perspectives of youth welfare and the family court. The special features of juvenile criminal proceedings and the work of juvenile court assistants will be discussed. Active participation is desired and expected.

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Teaching methods/Media:
-Independent study: follow-up work and in-depth study using additional literature
Intensive. moderated discussions in the class

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Recommended or required reading:
Stascheit, Ulrich (Hrsg.). Gesetze für Sozialberufe. Frankfurt a.M.: Fachhochschulverlag.
Trenczek u.a. (Hrsg.). Grundzüge des Rechts. München: Ernst Reinhard Verlag.
Kievel u.a. (Hrsg.). Einführung in das Recht für soziale Berufe. Köln: Luchterhand.
Völker/Clausius (Hrsg.). Familienrechtliches Mandat - Sorge- und Umgangsrecht. Bonn: Anwaltverlag.

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