Loss and Social Work

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate recognition of loss as a key feature of the experience of service users in a range of social work settings;
  • Explore the potential impact of their own experiences of loss on their practice, identifying their own developmental and support needs;
  • Critically evaluate theoretical models of grieving in relation to a variety of loss situations;
  • Analyse the social work role and response to loss in service users in relation to those of other professions and services;