3 Units


This course aims to equip students with knowledge and skills in family-centered practice in social work practice. The underlying assumptions, theoretical concepts and helping principles of family-centered practice for assessment, formation of intervention goals and delineation of intervention strategies are discussed. The roles that social work practitioners play in the delivery of social welfare services in a variety of social work settings such as child protection system, medical and psychiatric settings, foster care, adoption and residential care are also examined.