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Diploma in Social Work Studies - Revised 2017

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Diploma in Social Work Studies - Revised 2017
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  • In our modern societies many individuals, families and groups can unfortunately experience marginalization, disadvantage or social difficulties. Social workers are frontline professionals who work in partnership with these individuals, families and groups to help improve their difficult situation.

    The course Diploma in Social Work Studies will give you a thorough knowledge and understanding of what social work is, the skills needed to be a social worker, and what social workers do. There are also video and audio based case studies which will help further enhance your understanding of the work social workers carry out on a daily basis.

    Alison's Diploma in Social Work Studies course is ideal for professionals who are already in a health-related or care-giving occupation and who want to learn more about social work, and for learners who are interested in social work as a career.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to;


    • Define the key aims of social work.
    • Discuss the role of social work in the community.
    • List the four components of good practice.
    • List the key skills in the social work process.
    • List the key skills in social work which involve the senses.
    • List the key thinking skills in the social work process.
    • List the important factors in relation to responding to children’s needs.
    • Discuss critical practice.
    • Discuss case studies which highlight important aspects of social work.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma or Certificate.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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