Postgraduate Course: Evidence Based Practice (Criminal Justice) (SCWR11031)
|School||School of Social and Political Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This module will explore principles of good practice and the link between effective practice based upon social work values and research based principles of effective practice and their link to positive outcomes with clients. This module will critically examine a variety of models and methods used in individual and group work, and their application with a variety of clients. The importance of intervention choices being based on effective assessment, the role of the worker client relationship, multi- agency/professional work and evaluating outcomes will be explored.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| To develop a critical understanding of the principles of effective practice.
To increase competence in applying a range of models and methods to practice.
To explore the culture of the workplace: the opportunities and limitations to working effectively.
Demonstrate a good understanding of the effective practice debates in criminal justice social work.
Recognise the central role for productive worker- client relationships.
Understand the importance of Assessment in matching methods of interventions to client needs/ abilities/public safety issues.
Demonstrate ability to develop and apply methods of evaluation to practice.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mr Bill Whyte
Tel: (0131 6)51 1462
|Course secretary||Mrs Gillian Macdonald
Tel: (0131 6)51 3244