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FH-Prof. Mag. Verena Musil, MSc MBA

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Lectures 2021/22

Social Work

> Legal Specialisation SE
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Legal Specialisation SE

Lector: Mag. Walter Gagawczuk, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA, Mag.a Irene Oberschlick

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

The essential aspects of labour law are discussed. These include, for example, the fundamental contracts within labour law, the rights and obligations of employees and employers, the termination of employment and the protection of employees. The formal aspect, namely the proceedings at the Labour and Social Court (ASG), are presented and the main features of the Law of Association 2002, right of assembly and event law elaborated on.
Additionally, the students have the possibility to analyse the current legal questions from their case practice together with the teaching staff, and to discuss the support and preparation for their graduation and entry into the professional field.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment

Teaching methods

exercise, active participation

Language

German

> Orientation and Fields of Social Work ILV
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Orientation and Fields of Social Work ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Alexander Brunner, FH-Prof.in Gabriele Kronberger, MA MSc, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA, DSAin Verena Scharf, MA, Mag.a (FH) Doris Stephan, Mag.a Gabriele Wild, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Christine Würfl

2SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

In this module the reflection about personal learning and biography are encouraged and specific revision strategies conveyed. Alongside a presentation of students' group work as a specific form of learning, methods of time management are introduced, and the personal implementation of such methods addressed.
Furthermore, the students learn about the department's curriculum with its modular structure and receive an introduction to the administrative procedures of the degree. They receive an initial overview of the different areas of work, as well as about professional intervention in the context of Social Work.

Assessment methods

Final exam

Teaching methods

Discussion, group work, lecture

Language

German-English

> Social Security Law ILV
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Social Security Law ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA

3SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

Students 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 methods

Module exam

Teaching methods

Distance learning exercises and repeated attendance

Language

German-English

> Conflict-Solving, Mediation and Negotiation SE
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Conflict-Solving, Mediation and Negotiation SE

Lector: Birgit Elsner, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA, Mag. Susanne Payr-Praschak, MA

2SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

In 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 methods

Continuous assessment
Immanent exam characteristic with different partial performance requirements

Teaching methods

Theoretical inputs, possibilities of discussion, role play, individual work, group work

Language

German-English

> Law regarding Child welfare and family support ILV
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Law regarding Child welfare and family support ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA

2SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

Through 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 methods

Continuous assessment
Immanent exam characteristic with different partial performance requirements

Teaching methods

Distance learning exercises and repeated attendance

Language

German-English

> Legal Specialisation SE
Social Work more

Legal Specialisation SE

Lector: Mag. Walter Gagawczuk, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Verena Musil, MSc MBA, Mag.a Irene Oberschlick

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

The essential aspects of labour law are discussed. These include, for example, the fundamental contracts within labour law, the rights and obligations of employees and employers, the termination of employment and the protection of employees. The formal aspect, namely the proceedings at the Labour and Social Court (ASG), are presented and the main features of the Law of Association 2002, right of assembly and event law elaborated on.
Additionally, the students have the possibility to analyse the current legal questions from their case practice together with the teaching staff, and to discuss the support and preparation for their graduation and entry into the professional field.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Immanent exam characteristic with different partial performance requirements

Teaching methods

Exercise, active participation

Language

German

Publications

The publications of Verena Musil written at FH Campus Wien can be found in our publication database, others in the personal web space.