Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice - Social Work in Practice

University College Dublin


Course Name Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice - Social Work in Practice
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code SPOL28110
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

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Learning Recommendations:
Students interested in applying for entry to postgraduate social work training provided by the School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice are recommended to take this module

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
SPOL30060 - Social Work in Practice
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Course Content

Expand+Spring 2020: Semester 2

SPOL28110 Social Work in Practice
Academic Year 2019/2020

This module consists of 12 lectures and 10 hours of small group seminars. The lectures will introduce students to some of the concepts and issues in relation to ...

Subjects Taught Indicative Module Content:
Areas covered in the module will include basic communication and interviewing skills in the context of social work practice. Students will also be provided with an insight into different areas of social work practice such as medical social work. child welfare and protection, and mental health.
Number of Credits 5
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