SSW147 - Preparation for Social Service Work Practice

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Subject Title
Preparation for Social Service Work Practice

Subject Description
This subject is an introduction to the principles and practice of social service work. Students will be exposed to the knowledge, skills and values associated with practice in an agency setting. Students will also be assisted in the process of selecting a field practicum which responds to each individual?s interests and needs.

Credit Status
One credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Articulate key values and concepts of social service work.
2. Explain the role of the Social Service Worker in the
network of helping professions
3. Summarize, in written report, knowledge, skills and values
applicable to social service work in a field practicum
4. Report on the mandates and services of at least three
different social service agencies.

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