Supporting and developing resilience in social work
Develop resilience in social work practice with this free course. Learn about emotional resilience, professional leadership, and critical skills for success.
What does it take to become a resilient practitioner in social work? This free course, Supporting and developing resilience in social work, will guide you through some important concepts. An understanding of ‘emotional resilience’ and ‘professional leadership’ will help to guide you through taking a positive approach to problems that arise in social work practice. You will also be introduced to some ideas about leadership in social work practice.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
Discuss why emotional resilience is important in social work practice and what skills and strategies are involved
Explore the support that social workers can expect from their managers, and how to get the best out of supervision
Demonstrate a critical understanding of the skills and qualities involved in social work professional leadership
Understand the benefits of criticality, reflection and analysis to social work practice and continuing professional development.