Course: Ecology and anthropology of family

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Course title Ecology and anthropology of family
Course code PCH/EAR
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Gjurič Andrej, PhDr.
  • Řehan Vladimír, doc. PhDr.
Course content
I.part - theoretically,exegetically: Sense and relevance of family today? Family as a "civilisations problem". Macrosocial factors influencing each work with family.Philosophical and ideological consequences. Status presens and paradoxon of family. II.part - aplicationally: Exist new strategies of defense and "self-defense" of families? Ways and means for "sustainable development". Matrimoniological and therapeutical experiences to adapt behave. Need of a new axiology. Personalistical and humanistical sources individual resposibility.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Homework for Teaching - 50 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
" Get introduced to the philosophy of new area in psychology of family " To help students to orientate in recent atmosphere in the community as necessary frame of reference of work with families. " To set up cultural discussion about the family and based on it search for new rules and strategies.
" Students should understand problems of the family on the background of postmodern paradigm. " Adopt complex, holistic attitude to any problematic. " Start own thoughts, ideas and evaluations of consequences. Completing this course is good philosophic and psychological base for any other social work with families.
Students must absolve all basic psychology subjects, especially development, social and clinical psychology. Ability of basic orientation in sociology and social psychology themes

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

The classification is based on the following documents: (1) Attendance (2) Submitting the final classification and recognition of the extent of work around 5str (3) "inquiry" - an interview of the work
Recommended literature
  • Erikson, E.,H.:. Dětství a společnost. Argo. 2000.
  • Plzák, M.:. Teorie a praxe manželského soužití. Praha,Portál 2001.
  • Thompson,Michael. Rubbish Tudory.The Creation and Destruction of Value, Oxford 1979.
  • Trapková L. - Chvála, V.:. Jin a jang rodiny. Portál 2008.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Psychology (1) Psychology courses 5 Winter