This unit further develops theories, approaches and perspectives for Social Work practice. The purpose of this unit is to provide students with a critical understanding of the major current theoretical frameworks in social work practice, emphasizing an application of critical analysis of the purpose, theories, values, and ethics for social work practice. The theoretical frameworks considered include critical theory, structural, systems, ecological approaches and other current theories relevant for social work intervention in various fields and modes of practice. Emphasis will be given to the integration of theory in practice, the influence of the personal and professional self and the development of critical reflection skills.
PRESCRIBED TEXT - MODERN SOCIAL WORK THEORY
PRESCRIBED TEXT - GENERALIST CASE MANAGEMENT