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Introducing Social Work Practice

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This is a free online textbook/course that "gives you some insight into social work practice and the theory which informs the practice. This unit is made up of a series of six extracts. You are introduced to the four components to good practice and will look at the importance of the following approaches to social work practice: •Biography •The social context of social work •Responding to children’s needs •Empowerment and advocacy in social work •Social work purpose, roles, codes and standards"
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 23, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 29, 2014
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Submitter: Cathy Swift

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

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Avatar for Tony Coughlan
3 years ago

Tony Coughlan (Faculty)

This is a 24 hours long free undergraduate study unit delivered via an open Moodle VLE - there is no need to register. The study unit is an extract from the OU's current fee-paying Social Work programme, and comes complete with learning outcomes, activities, audio clips, pdf documents and references.

It is of very professional quality and would be good for someone thinking of a career in Social Work.

This unit is specific to UK policy & practice, and may not be so useful elsewhere.

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This unit is offered under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Licence. It can be downloaded in a wide range of formats for offline use or adaptation.

Time spent reviewing site: 1 hour