Courses Catalogue

Fieldwork I

COURSE CODE: SWS1204
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

Provided in collaboration with human/social service agencies, fieldwork practice I forms an integral part of the preparation of students for professional practice in social work. The course emphasizes generalist social work practice at the micro and macro levels. To promote human and social well-being, social workers use a large range of prevention and intervention methods in their practice with individual, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

COURSE AIM
The course will help social workers in the making to identify with the social work profession and apply ethical principles and critical thinking in practice.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
It is expected that by the end of the course, students will be able to;

  • Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior
  • Develop a basic understanding of the social work profession, including values, ethics, social work roles, key theoretical and practice concepts, the use of self, the integration of personal and professional values, and advocacy.


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