Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Bachelor Social Work Fulltime
Type of degree: FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme
Winter Semester 2021

Course unit title Supervision
Course unit code 048512054304
Language of instruction German
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is delivered Winter Semester 2021
Teaching hours per week 1
Year of study 2021
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 1
Name of lecturer(s) Martin BENTELE, Anya FLEISCHMANN, Susanne FRITZ-BALINT, Maria HARTMANN, Oliver MÖSSINGER, Verena PFAUNDLER-GOPP, Konrad Johann STEURER

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course content

In small groups of three to six students, central points of the professional practical training are discussed with a supervisor, who also helps students to view and work through processes and conflicts on a more universal level; to identify and solidify their professional identity; and to promote and develop their interpersonal, professional and social skills

Learning outcomes

Supervision supports students in their professional work as they reflect on their own strengths and weaknesses. Coaching helps students to work in a systematic, structured and focused manner, and it ensures that potential conflicts are identified and addressed early on.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Exercises in small groups

Assessment methods and criteria

Permanent Participation; Students are expected to be prepared to discuss at least three of their concerns in the supervision and to reflect on these.

Attendance (no grade)


The supervisors are external instructors.

Recommended or required reading

Reichel, René (2016): Beratung - Psychotherapie - Supervision: Einführung in die psychosoziale Beratungslandschaft. 2. Aufl. Wien: Facultas.

Reichel, René; Rabenstein, Reinhold (2012): Kreativ beraten: Methoden und Strategien für kreative Beratungsarbeit, Coaching & Supervision. 5. Aufl. Münster: Ökotopia Verlag.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)