The module deals with social policy and social work organization in different situations on the basis of a comparative perspective. The practice of social work in an international environment is discussed. Moreover, it focuses knowledge of various welfare systems in terms of social policy and social work. The module is discussed through different themes; children and family, ageing, migration and drug addiction, profession and education. Furthermore, the module helps to develop the student reflections based on their professional identity. Students are expected to reflect critically, analyze and discuss different aspects of the welfare system, such as social policy, organization, challenges and social work in a Swedish and/or other welfare context.
Social Work in a Local and Global Context - Continuation Course
About the course
Basic eligibility, special permission equivalent of English B in Swedish secondary school, 30 credits in in Social Sciences.
University credits completed 100%
The course coordinator is responsible for conducting a summative evaluation after each module and give feedback to the students at the beginning of the next module/course (enter whichever is applicable). Notes from the feedback are made available to the course's students and feedback is given to the students who will start the course in the next course session. This does not prevent one from alternatively carrying out an evaluation of the course in its entirety. If it is 10 credits or more, however, a formative course evaluation (temperature taking) shall be done after half the course is finished.
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Faculty of Health and Society
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