SS5117 - Social Work as a Profession

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course, as a tailored-made social work values and ethical code for practice course, introduces students the generic base and generalist approach in social work practice with special emphasis on social work nature, origin, definition, development, functions, professional value, ethics and principles. In line with these emphases, students will come across the concepts of globalization, professionalization, and cultural diversity in the social work practice. In the course, students will discover their new social perspective and will take social work practice in an innovative way.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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