Social work learning practice
Social work learning practice

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Social work learning practice

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • recognise the importance of people's backgrounds and experiences in understanding their life experiences

  • acknowledge differences between personal and other people's identities, the experiences that have shaped people, their diversity and the ways in which society values them

  • identify a personal need for empathy in understanding and relating to other people with markedly different life experiences and/or outlooks, as well as to people with similar experiences

  • understand what influences service users' views of professionals when seeking help

  • practise reflectively.


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