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Social Worker Skills and Practices

Sociology
Free Course

Learn about the social worker skills and the important practices in the field.

  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    OpenLearn
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

Social workers are committed professionals who work in partnership with individuals, families and groups experiencing marginalization, disadvantage or social difficulties.

This course will help you learn about the vital skills needed by social workers, and to understand the important practices related to social work.

There are also video and audio based case studies which will help you further enhance your understanding during this social work online course.

This course in Social Worker Skills and Practice online 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:


  • List the key skills in social work which involve the senses.
  • List the key thinking skills in the social work process.
  • Discuss combining both thinking skills and the senses.
  • Define relevant skills and their importance to social work.
  • Discuss each key skill needed when managing information.
  • Discuss critical practice. List the three domains of critical practice.
  • Discuss constructive social work.
  • Discuss the importance of evidence and argument in social science.

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