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This course will introduce an integrated framework for analysing social work practice and the relationship between theories, practice models and skills. Learners will evaluate several key practice theories and approaches including: ecological, Māori and feminist perspectives and strengths-based practice. Learners will discuss and apply processes associated with different phases of the helping relationship: engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation. The course will include social work perspectives on approaches to the assessment and management of risk.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to: