An introduction to social work
An introduction to social work

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An introduction to social work

Learning outcomes

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

  • understand what values are integral to a professional social worker’s identity

  • understand what it means to practise reflectively.

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