INCLUSION IN COMMUNITIES

SWP5IIC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject the focus is on social work practice at community and societal levels. It covers conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of community development including principles, such as active citizenship, and participatory democracy. It has a broad focus in that it covers social, economic, political, cultural, environmental and personal development. The emphasis for creating social change is on strategic interventions, incorporating for example, a strengths perspective and community organising, social action, social policy and planning approaches. It will examine community development as a framework for engaging people, communities, and organisations in the change process and promoting community building and social well-being.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDianne Cox

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled into one of the following courses: HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM, HZSKP, must have passed SWP5PPA, SWP5RIA OR enrolled into one of the following courses: HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM must have passed SWP5PPB.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCommunity development: community-based alternatives in an age of globalisationPreliminaryIfe, J 2006LONGMAN
ReadingsDeveloping communities for the future: community development in AustraliaPreliminaryKenny, S 20062ND ED, NELSON
ReadingsGeneralist practice with organisations and communitiesPreliminaryKirst-Ashman, K and Hull, G 20063RD EDN, THOMSON BROOKS/COLE
ReadingsMacro social work practice. A strenghts perspectivePreliminaryLong, D, Tice, C and Morrison, J 2006THOMSON BOOKS/COLE
ReadingsSocial work macro-practice in New YorkPreliminaryNetting, F, Kettner, P and McMurtry, S 2008LONGMAN
ReadingsWorking with communities in health and human servicesPreliminaryTaylor, J, Wilkinson, D and Cheers, B 2008OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Conceptualise and analyse the nature of communities using relevant theoretical perspectives to understand and assess the context of neighbourhoods and networks.

Activities:
Workshops with discussion and experiential activities.

02. Apply expert judgement to identify the key roles and skills necessary to engage in effective community development processes and initiatives in a variety of contexts

Activities:
Workshops with discussion and experiential activities.

03. Critically reflect on own personal values, knowledge and skills and how these impact on community work practice.

Activities:
Workshops with discussion and experiential activities.

04. Analyse, design and evaluate community development approaches and contextually appropriate strategies and techniques

Activities:
Workshops with discussion and experiential activities.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHeather Downey

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2,000-word individual report40 01, 02
One 2,000-word individual essay40 01, 02, 03, 04
One team presentation - 5 minutes per student (500 word equiv)20 01, 02, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2,000-word individual report40 01, 02
One 2,000-word individual essay40 01, 02, 03, 04
One team presentation - 5 minutes per student (500 word equiv)20 01, 02, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2,000-word individual report40 01, 02
One 2,000-word individual essay40 01, 02, 03, 04
One team presentation - 5 minutes per student (500 word equiv)20 01, 02, 04

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2,000-word individual report40 01, 02
One 2,000-word individual essay40 01, 02, 03, 04
One team presentation - 5 minutes per student (500 word equiv)20 01, 02, 04