An introduction to social work in Wales
An introduction to social work in Wales

This free course is available to start right now. Review the full course description and key learning outcomes and create an account and enrol if you want a free statement of participation.

Free course

An introduction to social work in Wales

7. Conclusion

In this course, you have thought about the context of doing social work, with particular regard to working in the Welsh context. While always being aware that we are working with unique individuals, it is essential that social workers take account of the bigger social picture and understand the social, cultural and political influences that affect the people we work with. You have looked at the importance of legislation and social policy for social work in Wales, as well as thinking about the values and attitudes that underpin social work practice.

K113_3

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has over 40 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to university level study, find out more about the types of qualifications we offer, including our entry level Access courses and Certificates.

Not ready for University study then browse over 900 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus