SOWK2107 (Core)

Foundation of social work practice I

The course aims to critically deliberate the nature of casework in the context of social work practice. The major models of casework practice will be examined, and the dynamic interface between casework and counselling/psychotherapy will be discussed. Through various experiential learning activities, students will master the essential knowledge and skills in relation to the process of casework, starting from initial engagement/assessment to the termination of a professional working relationship. Prerequisite: SOWK1002 Introduction to social work.