School Of Studies in Social Work
Social work is a profession concerned with helping individuals, families groups and communities to enhance their well-being. It aims to help people develop their skills and their ability to use their own resourse and those of the community to resolve problems. Social work is concerned with individual and personal problems but also with broader social issues such as poverty, unemployment and domestic violence.
social work is to enable children, adults, families, groups and communities to function, participate and develop in society. Social Workers practice in a society of complexity, change and diversity, and the majority of people to whom they provide services, are among the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in that society. Social workers ate employed by a range of statutory, voluntary and private organizations, and work in collaboration with colleagues from allied professions and departments as part of a network of welfare, health housing, education and criminal justice provision.