WUA Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work
WUA Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work – See Details of Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work Course offered at Women’s University in Africa.
- An understanding of the history of social work and theories underlying practice and practice decisions.
- A commitment to social justice, with the professional goal of interrupting oppression as it is manifested in clients’ lives and in society.
- Familiarity with the models of social work practice and their usefulness and limitations.
- Practice skills, assessment, differential planning, the carrying out of interventions, the evaluation of practice and its outcomes and termination.
- The ability to understand the multiple and complex reasons for client situations and actions including the “positives” within client problems.
- The ability to have perspective on one’s actions as a practitioner and to use oneself deliberately and ethically to effect change.
- Knowledge on, management of social welfare organisations, child welfare, counselling and project planning and management.
- A Psychology, Sociology, or any relevant social sciences degree from any recognised University.
- A minimum of one year work experience in the field of social work.
- Students enrolled for this programme should have passed the following courses
- Introduction to psychology
- Introduction to Sociology
- Introduction to Social Psychology
- Introduction Research Methods
- Communication skills.
- This entails a 15 weeks full-time practical work under professional supervision will be marked on the basis of a combination of practical performance (40%), fieldwork report (40%) and seminar presentation (20%) Students are not allowed to undertake Fieldwork where they are employed. Students employed by the Government can undertake Fieldwork in other Government Departments or the private sector. Supervisors appointed by the University will supervise students twice during fieldwork placement.
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