Masters Program in Social Work in Spain

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

A Master's degree in Social Work is concerned with the improvement of the quality of life of a certain individual or communities. Students will combine research, crisis intervention, community organization and strategy to be able to attain results.

Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.

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Master's Degree In Counseling And Family Mediation

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Salamanca

The practice of Guidance and Family Mediation has been institutionalized in various countries of Europe and America. Recognized and recommended by the Council of Europe [+]

Best Masters in Social Work in Spain 2017. Program Description The practice of Guidance and Family Mediation has been institutionalized in various countries of Europe and America. Recognized and recommended by the Council of Europe (R.1974 - R.1980), as well as comprehensive plans to support the family of the Spanish government and various autonomies, is a response to the complex situation that is currently the family and is configured as a specialized and interdisciplinary social service. The novelty of this official university Master (Official Title published in the Official Gazette on February 7, 2014) is offering triple degree. Based on a common basic training in both specialties, they are later articulated in accordance with the methodology, content and practices that are specific to each of them. The Family counselor It is a specialist with specific methods, helps the individual, the couple and the family, to strengthen internal and external resources so that the ties that bind family members are appropriate and effective. When the case requires, other specialists involved. The Family mediator is a specialist with own methods, directs the mediation process and in all those conflict situations that are formed by difficulties that block processes agreement among family members. His intervention in the processes of separation or divorce promotes the collaboration of the parties in establishing agreements to facilitate compliance with their parental responsibilities and strengthening ties in the family, it helps the person, the couple and the family to strengthen internal and external resources so that the ties that bind family members are appropriate and effective. When the case requires, other specialists involved. GOALS Train specialized professionals in the field of marriage and family, trained for the exercise of counseling and family mediation. Offer the possibility to practice in numerous services, both private and public: employment in educational areas, NGOs, health centers, the CEAS, social services, municipalities, Family Associations ... Transmit the methods and techniques as well as the legal, psychological, educational, social and ethical knowledge, which are required for the exercise of the profession. Form in the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for future professional mediation, acquire the skills required in the Laws of Mediation Autonomous Communities. Scientifically study and analyze, in an interdisciplinary framework, issues affecting marriage and family. Contribute to the development of the theme of the family in the university setting. Provide advice and guidance to individuals, couples and families who require it. Collaborate with the social institutions that intend to serve the family within the Spanish State and the various autonomies. Collaborate with institutions internationally, REDIF, in order to develop projects and research programs and exchange of training. Professional Profiles: family counselor, family mediator. Curriculum Psychology of the couple and the family (3 ECTS) Anthropology, sociology and ethics of marriage and family (3 ECTS) The conflict between the couple and the family (3 ECTS) legal framework of marriage and family (9 ECTS) Family Guidance Methodology (6 ECTS) Family Practice Guidance (3 ECTS) Family Mediation methodology (6 ECTS) Practice of Family Mediation (3 ECTS) Orientation and Family Mediation Practicum (18 ECTS) Family Mediation Practicum in the Classroom (6 ECTS) Family Counseling Practicum in Institutions (6 ECTS) Family Mediation Practicum in Institutions (6 ECTS) Master's Thesis (TFM) (6 ECTS) Methodology: Classroom practicum is done at the Center for Family Guidance UPSA; Centers Family Support the City Council and Community of Madrid; Lawyers Acevedo. Duration and price One academic year: September to May Start Date: September 2016 Price: 4,500 € (75 € credit) Places available: 25 Location: Salamanca Contact: cc.familia@upsa.es [-]

Master in Music Therapy

ESMUC Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Music is inherent to human beings and is a means of expression, development, health and cohesion for people. Music Therapy is a scientifically based professional specialty which uses music to improve the lives of people with special needs in educational, health and social domains. [+]

Introduction Music is inherent to human beings and is a means of expression, development, health and cohesion for people. Music Therapy is a scientifically based professional specialty which uses music to improve the lives of people with special needs in educational, health and social domains. If you: Believe in the potential of music Are interested in the world of education and in learning new resources to help children with special educational needs. Want to open new channels of communication with people with mental disorders. Wish to specialize in working with patients with Alzheimer's and other dementias, stimulating their memory, aiding their orientation and helping them to reconnect with themselves. Feel that you’d really like to help relieve the suffering of people in hospital. Want to contribute to improving the quality of life of people through music. In Esmuc you’ll acquire the skills that will help you develop as a Music Therapist, and you’ll experience the profession from the first moment, with professionals who currently work in leading specialized centres, and with the best teachers and researchers in each field. Objectives The purpose of this programme is to train professional music therapists within an environment of musical excellence, so they can work in a variety of areas such as education, health and the community. The learning process of students in this master will lead to a preparation which should ensure their professional competence together with the enhancement and optimization of their personal development. The training provides the future specialists with knowledge, and theoretical and practical skills that they will need in their professional practice, as well as the methodological rigor and attitude of constant self-improvement that will lead them to be involved in the development of the profession, in terms of both intervention and research. The aims of the Master’s degree in Music Therapy are: To ensure the acquisition by students of the theoretical content, based on scientific rigour, related to the discipline of music therapy and its various application areas. To train students in the use of music therapy techniques adapted and adjusted to different clinical settings. To train students in the skills of analysis and reflection so that they are able to work with the reality of the experience itself. To promote the values of flexibility, active listening, empathy and constant self-improvement. Student profile We take as a premise that a music therapist is a person and a professional with a great affinity for music, who will use it for therapeutic purposes within a helping relationship with those people who have some kind of difficulty or need for special support. Student profile People with qualifications or a degree in Education, Speech therapy, Social Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, etc. People with qualifications or a degree in Psychology, Musicology, Education, Medicine. Professional musicians. Other professionals working with people with disabilities and/or at risk of social exclusion. Programme As a music therapist, you must be ready to attend those people (children, youth, adults or elderly people) with some kind of need. Intervention settings can be in institutions or in the community, in Education, Mental Health, Medicine and Geriatric care. In all settings, the skills required of a professional music therapist fall into three areas: Musical Clinical Therapeutic Music skills include: the ability to play accompanying instruments, voice control, improvisation, ability to lead ensembles, composition, musical arrangements, knowledge of a variety of repertoire and musical styles, etc., along with teaching techniques related to music education. All of these enable music to be adapted to the different levels of participants. Clinical skills include: empathy, observation skills, respect, knowledge of counseling skills and psychotherapeutic techniques in specific client groups, assessment, design, treatment planning, and communication and teamwork. Music therapy skills include: self-experience, knowledge of music psychology, understanding of the theoretical foundations of music therapy, familiarization with different methodological approaches, knowledge of the scientific literature on the subject, as well as mastery of music therapy techniques appropriate for specific settings and client groups. Modules and subjects Following the criteria of training recommended by the European Music Therapy Confederation (EMTC) and the World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT), the Master’s in Music Therapy is designed to be completed in two academic years, part-time, and consists of the following modules: 1. Music Therapy Theoretical Foundations Introduction to Music Therapy (MT) Psychology of Music Approaches in MT Introduction to research in MT 2. Practicum Observation Practicum Practicum and intervention project Individual supervision and self-experience 3. Clinical Training Psychopathology (on-line) Psychotherapeutic models Counselling techniques 4. Musical Training Functional instrumental training and technological resources for clinical practice (piano, guitar, voice) Composition/Improvisation Body-mind training Ensembles 5. Clinical Strategies in Music Therapy Music therapy with infants, children and youth Music therapy with adults 6. Master Final Project Final Project Practicum Practical experience for students in the field of music therapy is crucial for the Master to be viable and effective. The Practicum is a module (Module 2) aimed at professionalizing the student, and consists of putting into practice the clinical role of a music therapist, under the supervision of an experienced professional. This requires the development of professional qualities, which are essential when working in a multidisciplinary clinical context. It is therefore an experience in the use and application of knowledge acquired in classes. The practicum is organized in two specific periods. The first period includes observation and active participation with professional music therapists. In the second period the student formulates and implements an intervention project in an institution with the mentoring and supervision of a professional music therapist, as a step prior to professional practice. Supervision sessions are given both through individual tutorials and in group tutorials through seminars. Students are welcome to do their practicum in a wide variety of centres and community settings throughout Catalonia in the areas of Education, Mental Health, Medicine and Geriatric care. Admission In additional to the general requirements needed to access any Master’s programme, people interested in applying for this Master’s will have to demonstrate: Knowledge of music (if you have no music qualification) Ability to read and understand English [-]