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An academic course is a class or short series of classes designed to prepare students for college-level study or to supplement their current level of education with additional training and qualifications. These programs may last for up to a year and are available in a wide variety of subjects. What is a course in social work? For individuals who want to improve the lives of others and those who ar… Read more

An academic course is a class or short series of classes designed to prepare students for college-level study or to supplement their current level of education with additional training and qualifications. These programs may last for up to a year and are available in a wide variety of subjects.

What is a course in social work? For individuals who want to improve the lives of others and those who are already employed in the field of human services, a course in social work can be a valuable stepping-stone to new skills and career opportunities. Participants often learn to interact compassionately with a variety of vulnerable populations, including children, criminals, abuse victims, the disabled and the elderly. Topics of study usually include sociology, psychology, ethics, social policy, grant writing and research.

Many students with an interest in social work are naturally compassionate. Their studies can prepare them to channel that compassion into action, enabling them to make a real difference in the lives of those who are struggling.

Academic courses vary greatly, and the cost of a course depends on the institution, the number of classes required for a degree and the length of the degree program. Students who are interested in social work can find courses at traditional universities and online schools.

The field of social work is broad, encompassing diverse populations and organizations. Depending on their education and experience, students who complete a course in social work can find employment in government agencies, treatment facilities, home healthcare and non-profit organizations. They may specialize in mental health, substance abuse, family services or public health. Social workers often educate the public on important issues, offer counseling and support, and ensure their client’s basic physical and emotional needs are being met.

A course in social work can add to a professional’s qualifications and prepare a participant for further study. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, XAMK
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With this Micro Course, you will learn about the Finnish way of organizing early-stage social services for families. This course benchmarks some of the early-stage social serv ... +

With this Micro Course, you will learn about the Finnish way of organizing early-stage social services for families. This course benchmarks some of the early-stage social services for families in Finland. You get insights into the Finnish practices of working with families and can see how they are linked to universalism and how we aim at families’ better wellbeing. -
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Franklin University Switzerland
Lugano, Switzerland

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Do you want... Adventure and Exploration? Multicultural Engagement? Personal Growth? Expanded Horizons? Join us for a Gap Year in Switzerland, the adventure of a lifetime! -
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Online Business School
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The Undergraduate Level 4/5 Health and Social Care course is a 240 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate degree within ... +

The Undergraduate Level 4/5 Health and Social Care course is a 240 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate degree within the Health and Social care sector, the final year Top up Degree can be completed at a UK university on campus or via distance learning. -
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International Career Institute
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ICI’s counselling and psychology course allow you to achieve a very rewarding career in a rapidly growing profession. You can find many opportunities to work in established in ... +

ICI’s counselling and psychology course allow you to achieve a very rewarding career in a rapidly growing profession. You can find many opportunities to work in established institutions and companies as well as help people cope with personal and professional difficulties. -
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Grace Education
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For nearly a decade, Grace Education is a digital distance learning center institute for students and professionals combining admission consulting and entrance exam preparatio ... +

For nearly a decade, Grace Education is a digital distance learning center institute for students and professionals combining admission consulting and entrance exam preparation for college, business, and graduate school with employment placement services, career management advisory, and leadership development training to cultivate lifelong academic progression and ongoing professional evolution. -
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FutureLearn
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University of West Alabama Online
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Learn more about how best to engage in informed counseling methods to engage with students of all backgrounds through the University of West Alabama's Education Specialist in Counseling. In the program, you'll cover topics including leadership, educational research, family counseling, adolescent counseling, substance abuse counseling and more. -
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Fundació Vidal i Barraquer
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Distance Learning Centre
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The Support Work in Schools Level 2 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. This is a knowledge-based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people. -
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Metavision Institute
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Our one and two-year Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy courses are accredited by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia as Specialist Training.

Our one and two-year Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy courses are accredited by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia as Specialist Training. -
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The National College Of Hypnosis And Psychotherapy
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We teach Hypno-psychotherapeutic counseling in an integrative way covering a range of approaches in a holistic approach while taking into account the client’s mind, body and s ... +

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Turning Point Institute (TPI)
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Klamath Community College
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South Lanarkshire College: East Kilbride
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La Salle International Graduate School IGS
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