PhD, assist. professor Delcheva Ts. A.
Bulgaria, Stara Zagora, Trakia University-Stara Zagora, Faculty of Education
The article describes the realms of manifestation of the profession of the social worker in Bulgaria. It analyzes the main legislative document, related to the career development of social workers. One of the goals is to provide correspondence between the social practice, the requirements in the sphere of social practice and the level of professional competency of the social workers. The article presents a stage in the development of a competency model for the training of social workers in the Faculty of Pedagogy of the Trakia University in Stara Zagora. Common competencies for social work are developed, based on an analysis of the job descriptions of social workers from different social institutions. These common competencies are formed at a later stage of the process of education of social pedagogy students.
Keywords: competencies for social work, competency model, professional training, job
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2. Tomov, T., Developing competency models, or what behavior is required for successful work performance, http://www.trudipravo.bg/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1124