SOCIOLOGY IN COMMUNITY WORK

SWP1CWV

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject describes how knowledge of broad social and cultural contexts is applied to the types of work that is planned and implemented in the community services industry. This subject will prepare students to better understand different client groups and the issues that may impact their lives and service delivery.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HBCSW, HBCSB, HBCS, HBCSD, HBCSM, HBCSS.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify ways in which major institutions in Australian society influence clients as individuals and as part of community and family groups .

Activities:
Class room teaching; group discussion; workplace or practical placement or simulated situations.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Apply critical lens to understanding the potential impacts of social policy and cultural factors affecting equality

Activities:
Class room teaching; practical placement or simulated situations, essay, case study and test (quiz).
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Explain how stratification contributes to the construction of social problems across issues of gender, ethnicity, age, occupation, disability/ability and sexual preference

Activities:
Class room teaching; practical placement or simulated situation, online test (weekly quiz), essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Apply knowledge and skills to case examples to make preliminary assessments and frame initial responses to social context issues.

Activities:
Practical placement or simulated situations with case studies, case study report, online tests (weekly quizzes).
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 07 - 28
Six 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 07 - 28
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.40 01, 02, 03
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent)To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform intervention30 01, 04

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Six 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.40 01, 02, 03
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent)To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform intervention30 01, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 07 - 28
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 07 - 28
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.40 01, 02, 03
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent)To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform intervention30 01, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Eight 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.40 01, 02, 03
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent)To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform intervention30 01, 04

Dandenong, 2018, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 07 - 28
Fifteen 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 07 - 28
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.40 01, 02, 03
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent)To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform intervention30 01, 04

Dandenong, 2018, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Fifteen 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.40 01, 02, 03
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent)To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform intervention30 01, 04

Mildura, 2018, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Fifteen 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.40 01, 02, 03
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent)To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform intervention30 01, 04

Mildura, 2018, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 07 - 28
Fifteen 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 07 - 28
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.40 01, 02, 03
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent)To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform intervention30 01, 04

Shepparton, 2018, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 27 - 52
Six 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 52
One 70.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.40 01, 02, 03
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent)To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform intervention30 01, 04

Shepparton, 2018, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 07 - 28
One 100.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Taught in a vocational competency manner, including lectures, placement, tutorials and self directed learning."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.40 01, 02, 03
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent)To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform intervention30 01, 04