Good Practices in Social Work
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This course will first introduce you to the concept of social work. You will learn the importance of social work to individuals and communities and look through the needs of service users. The course will discuss the importance of considering children's views and parents' responsibilities together with state thresholds for intervention. You will also look at a case study, specifically the Redcar vs Cleveland Mind, to help you to understand the real-life implications of social work.
You will then study the principles of human rights and social justice. You will study the four components of good practice in social work which are knowledge, skills, values and ethics, along with the social work process. The course will cover the stages of crisis intervention as well as the two important areas that greatly influence social work. You will also study the key skills in the social work process which are necessary for achieving positive outcomes.
A social worker's role in promoting community development is crucial for societies everywhere. They deal with a diverse group of adults and children who have significant needs and are looking for some vital guidance and assistance. This course will help every social worker deal with the challenges that may cross their path. So, have a look at the course today, and start learning something truly meaningful.
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 factors which are important to service users.
- Discuss the impact which a social worker’s approach can have.
- List the four components of good practice.
- Discuss the knowledge component of good practice.
- List the key skills in the social work process.
- Discuss values and ethics in relation to social work.
- Describe professionalism in relation to values and ethics.
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