Applying social work skills in practice
Applying social work skills in practice

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Applying social work skills in practice

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand and apply some concepts of risks, needs, rights and responsibilities

  • discuss some ethical dilemmas faced by social workers as morally active practitioners

  • identify circumstances that lead to risks of harm, and recognise the responsibilities of social workers in protecting service users and the public within legal contexts

  • explore transitions in child and adult social work practice, and recognise factors that determine the way people experience and manage change

  • identify elements of good practice for supporting people through transitions.

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