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COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice article icon

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COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice

If you're returning to social work or social care practice, or want more knowledge and support to help you in a new setting working with those impacted by COVID-19, OpenLearn has a range of free courses available for you to refresh your knowledge and skills.

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Introducing social work: a starter kit free course icon Level

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Introducing social work: a starter kit

This free course, Introducing social work: a starter kit, provides a glimpse into some of the things that social workers do and looks at why and how social work is done. The course is designed for people who might be interested in and curious about social work practice. It will also be a useful initial resource for those who may be thinking about entering the social work profession at some point in the future.

Free course
12 hrs
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Supporting and developing resilience in social work free course icon Level

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Supporting and developing resilience in social work

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 ----- in social work practice. You will also be introduced to some ideas about leadership in social work practice.

Free course
10 hrs
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Available now: Introducing social work - a starter kit article icon

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Available now: Introducing social work - a starter kit

Fancy a glimpse into the world of a social worker? If so, this new free course is for you.

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Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales free course icon Level

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

This free course is made up of four extracts related to social care, social work and the law in England and Wales. The extracts are stand-alone sections but follow on from each other to make up this course. You will be introduced to five main themes that shape practice in the field of social care and social work. The aim of this course is to enhance your understanding of the relationship between social work practice and the law.

Free course
4 hrs
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Try a Day in the Life of a Social Worker

Could you manage 24 hours as a social worker? A Day in the Life... provides you with the opportunity to step into a social worker's shoes and to experience a 'typical' day in the office

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Becoming a critical social work practitioner

What does it take to become a critical practitioner in social work? This free course, Becoming a critical social work practitioner, will guide you through some important concepts. An understanding of 'critical perspectives' will help you take a positive and constructive approach to problems that ----- in social work practice.

Free course
15 hrs
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Social work and the law in Scotland free course icon Level

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Social work and the law in Scotland

Social work is a dynamic profession that is undergoing a period of significant change in Scotland. Social workers have the power to make assessments and decisions that radically alter people's lives. This free course, Social work and the law in Scotland, introduces the law as it relates to social work and encourages an understanding of the context of the law in order to make sound decisions.

Free course
15 hrs
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Download your free 'Keeping Britain Alive: Working to Save Lives' booklet

Download a free booklet exploring a day in the life of healthcare professionals. 

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Applying social work skills in practice

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.

Free course
7 hrs
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Addicted Parents

...Last Chance to Keep My Children. The story of the only family rehab in the UK.

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Social work: Effective practice with substance abusing parents video icon

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Social work: Effective practice with substance abusing parents

What is like being a social worker? Dr Andy Taylor of The Open University discusses effective practice with substance abusing parents. 

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