Master of Social Work

Family Social Work

This concentration develops students’ competency to work in settings that serve individuals and families, including Integrated Family Service Centre, Integrated Children and Youth Service Centre, school social work service, rehabilitation centre, and Medical Social Services Unit. Practising in this field involves working with clients and their family members on issues such as behavioural problems, stress and emotional disturbance, mental illness, marital relationship and extra-marital affair, in-laws relationship issues, children with special educational needs and family crisis such as suicide, abuse, accident and financial pressure, etc.

Course Code Course Name
SOWK6025 Family social work
SOWK6252 Conflict resolution and mediation
SOWK6295 Working with couples