SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES & GROUPS: APPLICATIONS B

SWP4APB

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject the focus is on applying the theoretical material explored in SWP4APA so that students achieve the competencies required to undertake Professional Practice A. Students will be expected to play an active role in group-based learning and participate in exercises practicing specific competencies to be able to: (i) establish the context of practise, (ii) develop an effective partnership, (iii) identify the client's perspective, (iv) develop a sense of the client's strengths and issues, and (v) set a direction for future work. Central to the subject is the development of a critical awareness of self, including the student's style as a worker.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPatricia McNamara

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

Co-requisites Must be enrolled in SWP4APA at the same time.

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSocial work skills: a practice handbookRecommendedTrevithick, P 20102ND EDN, OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
ReadingsSocial work theories in contextRecommendedHealy, K 2007PALGRAVE
ReadingsThe strengths perspective in social work practiceRecommendedSaleebey, D 2007SAGE

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCorina Modderman

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 21
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Lectures commence in week 1 of semester."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Skills assessment equivalent to 2,000-wordsHurdle Requirement: A pass must be achieved in the skills component. If a pass is not achieved in skills, but the subject mark is equal to or greater than 50, a hurdle assessment will be granted.40
one 1,000-word reflective journal in relation to seminar group process20
one 1,000-word self reflective report of student skills20
one 1,000-word self-reflective report of interview20

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 21
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Lectures commence in week 1 of semester."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Skills assessment equivalent to 2,000-wordsHurdle Requirement: A pass must be achieved in the skills component. If a pass is not achieved in skills, but the subject mark is equal to or greater than 50, a hurdle assessment will be granted.40
one 1,000-word reflective journal in relation to seminar group process20
one 1,000-word self reflective report of student skills20
one 1,000-word self-reflective report of interview20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPatricia McNamara

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 21
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Lectures commence in week 1 of semester."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Skills assessment equivalent to 2,000-wordsHurdle Requirement: A pass must be achieved in the skills component. If a pass is not achieved in skills, but the subject mark is equal to or greater than 50, a hurdle assessment will be granted.40
one 1,000-word reflective journal in relation to seminar group process20
one 1,000-word self reflective report of student skills20
one 1,000-word self-reflective report of interview20

Mildura, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPatricia McNamara

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 21
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Lectures commence in week 1 of semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Skills assessment equivalent to 2,000-wordsHurdle Requirement: A pass must be achieved in the skills component. If a pass is not achieved in skills, but the subject mark is equal to or greater than 50, a hurdle assessment will be granted.40
one 1,000-word reflective journal in relation to seminar group process20
one 1,000-word self reflective report of student skills20
one 1,000-word self-reflective report of interview20