An introduction to health and social care (K101) adheres to the guidance for fitness for professional practise on social work and nursing.

Introduction to Social Work (SWK106) Synopsis This course serves as a foundation module for Social Work students and will provide an overview to students an understanding of the development, nature, purpose, values, principles, theories and other major concepts of the Social Work profession.
This free course, An introduction to social work, begins by introducing key ideas, values, the social work process and the skills needed for social work practice. Introduction to Social Work [60 hours] This module provides students with a broad understanding of the social work profession and the role in which the profession plays in the social service system. It examines the values, principles and purpose of social work, and highlights the different types of social services in Singapore. An introduction to health and social care (K101) starts twice a year – in February and October. You will then move on to look at social work with individuals. All these will prepare graduates in utilising a common helping process on multiple levels - with individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities and in implementing a variety of intervention roles including advocate, broker, case manager, counsellor, group educator and mediator.

UW LEND – Social Work Module 1 Introduction to Social Work Social work practice is aimed at assisting individuals, groups, or communities to enhance or restore their capacity for social functioning and creating societal conditions favorable to reach their goals. Future availability. Finally this OpenLearn course considers reflective practice. A wide range of theoretical knowledge and practice skills underlying social work practice will be covered.