Discuss the contribution that research, inquiry reports and investigations can make to social work practice and the knowledge base that inform it, in relation to Children suffering from abuse or neglect within their families.
Module learning outcomes:
The intended module learning outcomes are that on completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Evaluate relevant legal, policy and organisational frameworks that inform safeguarding practice including the role and responsibilities of social workers and allied professionals.
2. Understand processes of risk assessment and social work methods with children, young people, families and adults.
3. Demonstrate knowledge drawn from research, law, inquiry reports, serious case reviews, practice experience and from sociological and psychological perspectives that apply to social work practice with vulnerable people.
4. Recognise the significance of social work values, the ethical dilemmas inherent within social work and the manner in which structural inequality, discrimination and personal life choices may contribute to vulnerability.