3 Units


This course aims to help students understand the development and current situation of social work in contemporary urban China and fully recognize the opportunity and challenges faced by social work in Chinese cities. The course content will include the pilot and model of social work service in different cities, changes in service delivery and funding, development of innovative social management and NGOs. Mainstream urban social work services on families and children, youth, senior citizens, disabled people and women will be introduced; other services on mobile population, labour and the poor will also be covered in the course.