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Diploma in Social Work



Diploma in Social work and Development course  will introduce you to what constitutes good social work practice. You will consider four basic elements of social work, and the values that underpin professional practice. You may be surprised at how much knowledge you already have, and how this pre-existing knowledge can benefit social work practice.

UNITS COVERED

2428 DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL WORK AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (MODULE I)

101-SOCIAL WORK, THEORY, PRACTICE & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
102-DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION
103-COMMUNITY BASED ORGANISATIONS, CAPACITY BUILDING & EMPOWERMENT
104-COMMUNICATION SKILLS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

2428 DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL WORK AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (MODULE II)

201-RESOURCE MOBILIZATION, FUNDRAISING & PROJECT MANAGEMENT
202-RESOURCE MANAGEMENT HIV/AIDS
203-ADVOCACY, LOBBYING & LEGAL ASPECTS IN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
204-STATISTICS

 

2428 DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL WORK (MODULE III)

301-SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
302-COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL REHABILITATION & REINTEGRATION
303-SOCIAL POLICY ADMINISTRATION AND DISASTER MANAGMENT
307-SOCIAL RESEARCH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECTS

Possible career opportunity: The graduates from the course can be employed Hospitals, NGOs, Children’s Homes, Military and as Probation officers.

Career progression: upon completion , A student may pursue bachelor`s Degree and Masters degree in the same field or related field.

Exam body: KNEC

Modules: 3 modules

Minimum Qualifications

  • KCSE C- (minus) and Below or KCPE or Equivalent qualifications approved by KNEC

 

Durations

6 terms(3 years)

Mode Of Study

  • Full time/Regular
  • Part time
  • Weekend Classes
  • Distance learning