Courses Catalogue

Fieldwork Ii

COURSE CODE: SWS2205
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Social Work And Social Administration, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The course emphasizes social work practice at the macro levels. It facilitates students’ understanding of the learning experience through critical reflection on field and coursework. The structure and assignments facilitate the synthesis of theory, research, policy, and practice plus encourage exploration of the profession’s ethics as they relate to social work practice.

COURSE AIM
The course is designed to offer an advanced structured environment in which to integrate theoretical material learned in the classroom with field experiences.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
It is expected that by the end of the course, students will be able to;

  • Identify as a professional social worker and conduct oneself accordingly
  • Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice
  • Advocate for the client access to the services of social work
  • Practice Personal reflection and self-correction to assure continual professional development
  • Attend to professional roles and boundaries
  • Demonstrate professional demeanor in behavior, appearance and communication
  • Engage in career long learning, supervision and consultation