An Introduction to Social Work

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Do you want to learn more about the social work role and develop your understanding of some of the theory associated with social work practice? This free course, An introduction to social work, begins by introducing key ideas, values, the social work process and the skills needed for social work practice. You will then move on to look at social work with individuals. Finally this OpenLearn course considers reflective practice. After studying this course, you should be able to identify why biography is important, understand how identity and attachment theory contribute to social work practice, recognise what qualities service users/carers value in social workers, and understand what values are integral to a professional social worker’s identity understand what it means to practise reflectively.

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The Open University (OUUK)

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