FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA Academic Staffverena.email@example.com T: +43 1 606 68 77-3122 F: +43 1 606 68 77-3109 Room: B.2.05 Favoritenstraße 226 1100 WienLectures 2020/21Social Work> Social Security Law ILV Social Work moreSocial Security Law ILVLector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA3SWS3ECTSLecture contentsStudents gain insight into the fundamentals of the Austrian constitution and learn about the influence of EU-Law on the shaping of laws. Alongside an overview of fundamental rights and the possibilities of law enforcement, this module deals with the central terms of public administration/jurisdiction and its organisations. The Central themes of this module include the particularities of the general administrative procedures/administrative prosecutions and, in particular, the legal forms of support by the authorities, as well as legal protection for people who are affected by official intervention. Furthermore, students gain insight into the essential regulations regarding eligibility for child care allowance and minimum income, protective rights to unemployment insurance, rent and protective rights for consumers, as well as legal matters regarding public execution, wage attachment and private bankruptcy. The areas of law are presented and discussed in depth by means of case studies.Assessment methodsModule examTeaching methodsDistance learning exercises and repeated attendanceLanguageGerman-English> Conflict-Solving, Mediation and Negotiation SE Social Work moreConflict-Solving, Mediation and Negotiation SELector: Birgit Elsner, Mag.a Lilian Levai, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA, Mag. Susanne Payr-Praschak, MA2SWS2ECTSLecture contentsIn this module, an overview of working with conflict is given. Causes, phases and escalation stages are discussed. Personal conflict styles are reflected upon. The structure and sequence of a constructive conflict conversation is elaborated through conflict analysis tools and conflict resolution strategies, with the help of methods of intervention (like conflict moderation). Goals, areas of implementation, phases and principles of mediation, as well as basic attitudes within mediation are taught. Mediation techniques and their possibilities and limitations within Social Work are presented and tried out through role playing. Approaches for dealing with conflict through mediation are elaborated upon. An insight into the preparation and implementation of negotiations in private and professional contexts is given (i.e. as a resource to establish support systems in the area of Social Work). Helpful communication models for de-escalation and further communication and negotiation techniques are applied.Assessment methodsContinuous assessment Immanent exam characteristic with different partial performance requirementsTeaching methodsTheoretical inputs, possibilities of discussion, role play, individual work, group workLanguageGerman-English> Law regarding Child welfare and family support ILV Social Work moreLaw regarding Child welfare and family support ILVLector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA2SWS2ECTSLecture contentsThrough exemplary cases, students receive insights into child, family and youth fundamentals, including their procedural particularities, which are relevant for Social Work. Furthermore, the students gain an overview about topics of liability, get to know the particularities of criminal law with regards to youth, and engage with the legal aspects in the context of (family) violence.Assessment methodsContinuous assessment Immanent exam characteristic with different partial performance requirementsTeaching methodsDistance learning exercises and repeated attendanceLanguageGerman-English> Mediation and Negotiation SE Social Work moreMediation and Negotiation SELector: Birgit Elsner, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA, Mag. Susanne Payr-Praschak, MA2SWS2ECTSLecture contentsIn this course students will examine the causes and phases of conflicts as well as the levels of escalation. Basic attitudes, basic principles and techniques of mediation as well as their possibilities and limits in the context of social work will be presented and tested in role-plays. An important topic of this course is also gaining insight into the preparation and implementation of negotiations in private and professional contexts (e.g. as a resource to establish systems of help in the context of social work).Assessment methodsLanguageGerman-English> Labour and Organisational Law ILV Social Work moreLabour and Organisational Law ILVLector: Florian Bodenseher, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA1.5SWS3ECTSLecture contentsStudents receive insight into areas of law that are relevant for the organisation of social work. Included in this are the basic labour law and employment relationships, the rights and duties of employees and employers, the possibility to end an employment relationship and employee protection. To round out the seminar, also formal aspects, especially lawsuits before the labour and social court (Arbeits- und Sozialgericht ASG) will be presented and basic tendencies of laws related to organisations, club, assembly and event will be examined.Assessment methodsLanguageGermanPublications The publications of Verena Musil written at FH Campus Wien can be found in our publication database, others in the personal web space.