Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales
Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales

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Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales

Learning outcomes

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.


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