Perspectives on social work: Individual stories
In this series of four interviews you will watch a service user, a carer, a social worker and a social work manager talking about their different experiences. The interviews will illustrate the importance of listening to people’s stories, the importance of relationship in social work practice, and the importance of the context in which social work practice takes place. You will consider questions about the interviews, and will reflect on the implications for practice of what the individuals have to say.
While these video interviews can be used as stand-alone resources, they also support the free online courses An introduction to social work [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] , in which you can read more about working with individuals and the importance of biography, and An introduction to social work in Wales, in which you will learn about the importance of the Welsh context and its impact on social work in Wales.