Social Work 202 - The Foundations of Social Work
What you'll learn
- Students will learn about the foundational concepts at the core of the Social Work Profession
- What the career options are for those interested in Social Work
- How to approach the role of Social Worker while working with a diverse client base
- How to develop and maintain appropriate boundaries with clients
- The vital importance of confidentiality in Social Work
- To intervene or to not intervene?
- A curiosity about Social Work or a basic understanding of social work
- Suggested: Completion of Social Worker 101 - Basic Training for Helping Professionals
Learn the crucial information you will need to successfully start your social work career. This course provides foundational descriptions of the historical, theoretical, and philosophical underpinnings of the Social Work profession. It also includes real life examples as well as some participatory elements. Anyone who is wondering if Social Work is for them should consider completing this course before enrolling in the higher educational levels required for most professional Social Work positions. Individuals who have already started their Social Work career will find value in the real life examples and practical applications of theoretical concepts.
Who this course is for:
- Individuals considering entering the field of Social Work
- Those who have recently started their Social Work careers
Ernesto is an award winning Social Services practitioner with over 20 years of experience in the field. During these two decades, Ernesto has been fortunate enough to have gained valuable insight in areas that include case management, writing court reports, collection and analysis of data, substance abuse prevention and coalition building, group facilitation, program development, and grant writing. His areas of experience and expertise include Child Welfare, Monitoring and Evaluation, Leadership, and the Integration of Technology and Social Services.