What does it take to become a resilient practitioner in social work? This free course, Supporting and developing resilience in social work, will guide you through some important concepts. An understanding of ‘emotional resilience’ and ‘professional leadership’ will help to guide you through taking a positive approach to problems that arise in social work practice. You will also be introduced to some ideas about leadership in social work practice.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
discuss why emotional resilience is important in social work practice and what skills and strategies are involved
explore the support that social workers can expect from their managers, and how to get the best out of supervision
demonstrate a critical understanding of the skills and qualities involved in social work professional leadership
understand the benefits of criticality, reflection and analysis to social work practice and continuing professional development.
Found this course very informative and helpful for the course that I am currently enrolled on, as well as in my own life and work commitments. It has also motivated me to try take advantage of more of these free online courses to better my knowledge and understanding to advance my career and better my personal and social life. Would highly recommend to others.