Courses Catalogue

Elements Of Social Work Interventions

COURSE CODE: SWS1201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Social Work And Social Administration, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The course is designed to provide the student with the tools, theory, and skills needed for social work interventions in chronic illnesses. The course shall describe the elements and key concepts of the helping process including study, assessment, formulation of intervention objectives, and formulation of course of action, evaluation of the intervention and termination of the helping relationship.

COURSE AIM
The aim is to equip potential social workers with attitudes, knowledge and skills to plan, implement and evaluate socially-based intervention strategies.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
It is hoped that by the end of course, students will have;

  • Grasped tools for analysis of social problems and deeper understanding and skills of the tools and stages in analyzing social problems and steps into intervention process.
  • The potential to design and implement social interventions or social provisions and plans which target contemporary problems created by socio-economic changes.
  • To appreciate the social and economic conditions that warrant collective efforts in contemporary society to enhance the wellbeing of individual and society as a whole.
  • Understood the dynamics for influencing and achieving change in social policy, social interventions and social programs and services.


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