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Master’s degree in Intervention in Cases of Violence Against Women

Programme

Competences

This chart of competences offers a visual idea of the content of the curriculum and the emphasis placed on the competences shown. They are distributed by modules and subjects, thus guaranteeing that all the competences envisaged in the programme are acquired.

Two modules: Specialist area and core area

Specific area

Subject area: Intervention in gender-based and domestic violence 30 ECTS (Compulsory)

  • Detect situations presenting risks, difficulties, conflicts, vulnerability and maladjustment in the three different stages of the violence cycle with a view to implementing the most appropriate personal and family interventional strategies.
  • Interact with women who suffer mistreatment to achieve change, promote their development and improve their living conditions by using the proper intervention methods, techniques and procedures as well as a follow up of the entire process.
  • Choose and use a wide range of resources and services to help women suffering gender-based violence.
  • Focus on risk behaviours, identify and evaluate the situations and circumstances that make up this behaviour and design strategies to change them.
  • Promote the growth, development and independence of women victims of violence, and to identify opportunities for them to create groups for individual growth and strengthening interpersonal skills.
  • Design, implement and evaluate projects for social intervention that focus on diagnosis, mediation and/or prevention of violence against women.
     

Subject area: External Internships 12 ECTS (COMPULSORY)

  • To apply the knowledge acquired and the capacity to solve problems in new or little known settings within wider (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
  • Actively join and participate in the attainment of shared objectives with other persons, departments and organisations.
  • Intervene with women suffering mistreatment and/or men who use violence. Aid them in decision-making concerning their needs, circumstances, risks, preferred options and resources, taking into account the ethical principles of social intervention.
  • Design, implement and evaluate projects for social intervention that focus on diagnosis, mediation and/or prevention of violence against women.

Subject area: Master's final project 6 ECTS (COMPULSORY)

  • Inform of one’s conclusions- and the knowledge and reasons supporting them- to specialist and non-specialist audiences, making use of clear unambiguous terms.
  • Acquire the learning abilities to continue independent study.

Core AREA

Subject area: Interdisciplinary Social Intervention 6 ECTS (COMPULSORY)

  • Integrate knowledge and face the complex task of forming judgements from information which, although incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to application of one’s knowledge and judgements.
  • To form thought processes and common reference frameworks, considering positions of the members of the work group.

Subject area: Specific Professional Tools for Social Intervention 6 ECTS (ELECTIVE)

  • Pursue excellence in the professional field, oriented to results and centred on continuous improvement.
  • Give a satisfactory response to the needs and demands of people and organisations by modifying or including new features in procedures and results.


 


 

 

 

Programme

Competences

This chart of competences offers a visual idea of the content of the curriculum and the emphasis placed on the competences shown. They are distributed by modules and subjects, thus guaranteeing that all the competences envisaged in the programme are acquired.

Two modules: Specialist area and core area

Specific area

Subject area: Intervention in gender-based and domestic violence 30 ECTS (Compulsory)

  • Detect situations presenting risks, difficulties, conflicts, vulnerability and maladjustment in the three different stages of the violence cycle with a view to implementing the most appropriate personal and family interventional strategies.
  • Interact with women who suffer mistreatment to achieve change, promote their development and improve their living conditions by using the proper intervention methods, techniques and procedures as well as a follow up of the entire process.
  • Choose and use a wide range of resources and services to help women suffering gender-based violence.
  • Focus on risk behaviours, identify and evaluate the situations and circumstances that make up this behaviour and design strategies to change them.
  • Promote the growth, development and independence of women victims of violence, and to identify opportunities for them to create groups for individual growth and strengthening interpersonal skills.
  • Design, implement and evaluate projects for social intervention that focus on diagnosis, mediation and/or prevention of violence against women.
     

Subject area: External Internships 12 ECTS (COMPULSORY)

  • To apply the knowledge acquired and the capacity to solve problems in new or little known settings within wider (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
  • Actively join and participate in the attainment of shared objectives with other persons, departments and organisations.
  • Intervene with women suffering mistreatment and/or men who use violence. Aid them in decision-making concerning their needs, circumstances, risks, preferred options and resources, taking into account the ethical principles of social intervention.
  • Design, implement and evaluate projects for social intervention that focus on diagnosis, mediation and/or prevention of violence against women.

Subject area: Master's final project 6 ECTS (COMPULSORY)

  • Inform of one’s conclusions- and the knowledge and reasons supporting them- to specialist and non-specialist audiences, making use of clear unambiguous terms.
  • Acquire the learning abilities to continue independent study.

Core AREA

Subject area: Interdisciplinary Social Intervention 6 ECTS (COMPULSORY)

  • Integrate knowledge and face the complex task of forming judgements from information which, although incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to application of one’s knowledge and judgements.
  • To form thought processes and common reference frameworks, considering positions of the members of the work group.

Subject area: Specific Professional Tools for Social Intervention 6 ECTS (ELECTIVE)

  • Pursue excellence in the professional field, oriented to results and centred on continuous improvement.
  • Give a satisfactory response to the needs and demands of people and organisations by modifying or including new features in procedures and results.