After studying this course, you should be able to:
demonstrate an understanding of how social work decision-making must be set within a legal as well as an agency context to counter discrimination
demonstrate an understanding of how the law relates to social work issues, and have the ability to digest, analyse and make use of legal information
describe what is meant by anti-oppressive practice
demonstrate key transferable study skills concerning the ability to summarise arguments, learn from personal experience and apply theoretical knowledge to practice issues and dilemmas
understand the importance of professionals being open-minded and confident in dealing with service users, and how their values, ideas and beliefs can influence practice.