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You can choose from courses that give an overview of the basics of social work such as:
For more specialised topics that are useful to social workers and others in the care sector, we recommend:
You need a university degree to become a social worker in most countries. There are many free courses available on Alison that can supplement your studies or broaden your knowledge base once you are qualified, such as Operating as a Mental Health Support Worker, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults or Identifying Child Abuse and Neglect. Others include Signs of Substance Abuse and What to Do and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards - DoLS Training.