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Course Description

Credit Units: 2

Mr Adenipekun Adejimi (UDIPSLT, MSW) Email: , College of education and social science, Department of Social Work.

Course description:

Learning outcome and objective:
At the end of the course, students should be able to understand social work intervention with families,family ad a unit,needs of children and parents,orphans and vulnerable children attention.
Interns of welfare and needs, understanding the common needs of children and parents with hope of preserving internal unity and safeguarding family integrity
Lecture Themes:
This course has the following thematic areas to be covered:
1)family and needs
2)children, vulnerable and orphans needs
3)parental needs (health,nutrition, education)etc.
            Methods of instruction:
A) lecture
C)Field work
E)Term paper and seminar presentation
Methods of course assessment:
Evaluation will be carried out in respect with the university policy the lecture will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will be based on the following:
          CRITERIA                             MARKS
Tutorial Field Work And Test        20%
Term paper                                      10%
Semester exam                                70%
Total                                                  100%
Prerequisite  courses:
SWK 217(social work I’m healthcare )
SWK 213 (social work field practice )
         Co-requisite course: None
Recommended Reference:
1)Robert constable and Daniel B.Lee
(Social work with families)
2)Maureen O’loughteve O’loughlin
(Social work with children and families)
3)Amanda M.keys and Michael L.dugan-day
(Social work and family violence,theories, assessment and intervention )
4 Susan H.McDaniel,William J.doherty
(Medical family therapy and integrated care 2,kindle edition

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