The Social Work Process at Mezzo Level

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Social Work Process at Mezzo Level

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Social Work

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Policy SCW114
    Introduction to the Field of Social Work SCW113
    Introduction to the Philosophy of Professional Social Work Values and Ethics SCW123
    Introduction to the Social Work Process SCW124
    Introduction to Fieldwork Education SCW101
    Or Home university equivalent

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Main Outcomes

    At the end of this module students should be able to:Within the context of the Social Work process, demonstrate competence in the application of group work skills and techniques from a strengths-and anti-discriminatory perspective

    Main Content

    Overview of group work as a method of Social Work intervention
    Theory and practice skills for social group work practice
    Roles and skills of a social group worker
    Qualities of a competent group leader
    Overview of the different types of groups and their functions in society
    Group formation and phases

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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