SWL147 - Field Work Seminar I

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Subject Title
Field Work Seminar I

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 determining a field practicum which responds to each individual's interests and needs.

Credit Status
One Credit in the Social Service Worker Diploma Program.

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 setting.
  4. Report on the mandates and services of at least three different social service agencies.

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