Introduction to Social Care Practice and Theories

Stonebridge College
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105 hours
490 GBP excl. VAT
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Introduction to Social Care Practice and Theories

This course is an introduction to a particularly broad and complex topic: the relationship between ideas about social work and what social workers actually do. The sorts of questions that we will be considering in this course are:

  • What is it that social workers actually do?
  • What is social work supposed to be trying to achieve - and how should we go about it?
  • What ideas or theories do in fact - or should - underlie social work practice?
  • On what basis should - or do - social workers make decisions about how to respond to different situations?
  • What techniques are available to social workers?
  • How does social work relate to other professional groups who may work with the same service users?
  • How do social work values relate to theory and practice?

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Stonebridge College

Stonebridge College

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a team of bright and motivated people dedicated to helping learners fulfill their potential and meet their career goals. Set up in 1995, Stonebridge Associated Colleges was initially intended to help people qualify in complementary therapies,...

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