SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES & GROUPS: APPLICATIONS A

SWP4APA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subjecd students will develop a beginning capacity to apply theoretical frameworks that inform practice with individuals, families and groups. Students will be engaged with enquiries to clarify: (i) the nature of direct social work practice, (ii) how social workers go about their practice in different fields, (iii) how to reflect on the experience of practice, (iv) the importance of building relationships with individuals and families, (v) how to identify and organise case data, and (vi) the use of formal casework theory to prepare an assessment and, in conjunction with SWP4APB, how to prepare a basic intervention plan.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students enrolled in course HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM (BHS&MSW) must pass all subjects from (SWP2REF, SWP3UIO). Students enrolled in HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM no prerequisite rule applies.

Co-requisites Must be enrolled in SWP4APB at the same time.

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCritical social work: an introduction to theories and practicesRecommendedAllan, J, Pease, B & Briskman, L 2009PEARSON EDUCATION
ReadingsSocial work theories in contextRecommendedHealy, KPALGRAVE
ReadingsSocial work: critical theory and practiceRecommendedFook, J 2002SAGE, LONDON

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHelen Sellar

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Lectures commence in 2nd week of semester."

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.
"Workshops commence in 2nd week of semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,250-word essay case study summarsising and critiquing two practice theories30
One 1,250-word essay on the student's theory of change20
One 2,000-word case formulation50

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Lectures commence in 2nd week of semester."

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.
"Workshops commence in 2nd week of semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,250-word essay case study summarsising and critiquing two practice theories30
One 1,250-word essay on the student's theory of change20
One 2,000-word case formulation50

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Lectures commence in 2nd week of semester."

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.
"Workshops commence in 2nd week of semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,250-word essay case study summarsising and critiquing two practice theories30
One 1,250-word essay on the student's theory of change20
One 2,000-word case formulation50

Mildura, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Lectures commence in 2nd week of semester."

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.
"Workshops commence in 2nd week of semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,250-word essay case study summarsising and critiquing two practice theories30
One 1,250-word essay on the student's theory of change20
One 2,000-word case formulation50