Why is Theory Important in Social Work?
Social Work theories help you analyze cases, understand clients, create interventions, and predict intervention results and evaluate outcomes.
- Major Theories: Used in Social Work Practice:
· Ecosystems Theory – often referred as Systems Theory
· Psychodynamic Theory
· Social Learning Theory
· Conflict Theory
· Developmental Theory
· Psychosocial Development Theory
· Rational Choice Theory/Social Exchange Theory
· Humanistic Theory
Begin by choosing a theory from the list above.
Next you will then create a Word document 2 to 3-page document. (You may have one – two pages on content) – This is a study aide so it should include the who, when etc. Bullet points or short concise statements for learning is what I am looking for; everything you would need to know about this theory.
The assignment should be submitted in APA format to include at least 2 scholarly references.