Applying social work skills in practice Health, Sports & Psychology In this free course, Applying social work skills in practice, you will explore the social work role in working with vulnerable and socially excluded individuals and groups. You will learn about risk and the assessment of need in social work practice, and explore the wider context of social work practice and responses to social work. You will also explore the application of relevant knowledge, skills and values in social work, and think about the place of research in supporting social work practice. The Open University The Open University Course text/html K216_2 K216_2 en-GB Copyright © 2017 The Open University