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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:
By the end of the course students should be able to understand the principle of social work communication, types of communication skills, transactional analysis, method of interviewing as the most common way to communicate in social work.
Lecturing themes:
This course has the following thematic areas to be covered:
1) what are the principles of communication in social work
2)what are processes of communication in social work
3)what are communication skills
4)what are transactional analysis
5) why is interviewing a common way of communication in social work
C)field practice
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 112(communication in social work)
          Co-requisite courses:
Recommended reference (textbook)
Paula Beesley,melanie watts,Mary Harrison (developing your communication skills in social work)
Joyce lishman (communication in social work)
Karen Healy (the skilled communication in social work )

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