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Social and community work is based on human rights and social justice

Social work:

  • Is based on the principles of human rights and social justice
  • Seeks to implement human rights and social justice with individuals, communities and groups

Social workers aim to help people to develop self-determination and improve their wellbeing

If you have a strong interest in people, the make-up of New Zealand society, and contemporary social issues, then consider studying with us.​

A recognised professional qualification in the social services is a crucial step in becoming a social worker.

SOWK"It is seldom routine and involves working with people all of whom are unique, in situations which are complex, frequently messy and obscure, rarely easy to understand, and almost never amenable to standardised or prescribed responses" Yelloly & Henkel

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