An introduction to social work
This free course, An introduction to social work, will introduce you to the social work role and develop your understanding of some of the knowledge and theory associated with social work practice in the UK. You will begin by thinking about key ideas, values, the social work process and the skills needed for social work practice. You will then move on to look at social work with individuals, exploring the importance of biography. Finally, you will consider reflective practice. Reflective activities will enable you to apply learning from your own life and/or practice, as well as new learning from this course to your current situation.
This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course.
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