SS5209 - Social Work Theories and Practice I: Working with Individuals and Families

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 aims to:

1.  introduce to students the main theoretical orientation of looking at people’s needs and problems in a person-in-environment perspective.

2.  equip students with theories and models in assessing and intervening problems of individual and families from social work perspectives, and integrating social work theories, skills, and values in practice in the local context.

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

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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