I module: - Social Service: theoretical organization, terminologiche clarifications, origins and historical evolution. Historical phases of the development of the social service in Italy; - Objects and withins of participation of the Social worker. Possible professional positionings;
II module: The disciplinary scientific foundations of the social service. Some theoretical and operating models of the social service. The method and the process of aid.
III module: Professional principles, values and attitudes of the social service. The deontological code. Ethical aspects and problems in the exercise of the profession.