INCLUSION IN COMMUNITIES

SWP5IIC

2014

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.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students enrolled in course HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM (BHS&MSW) HZHSK, HZHSKB, HZHSKW, HZHSKM (BHS&MSW Hons) must have passed all subjects from (SWP5PPA, SWP5RIA). Students enrolled in course HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM (MSW), HMHSK, HMHSKB, HMSHSKW, HMHSKM (MSW Hons) must have passed all subjects from (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

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGuinever Threlkeld

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.

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%
one 15-minute team presentation25
one 2,000-word individual essay40
one 2,500-word team report, equivalent to 500-words per team member25
one 750-word individual reflective paper10

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.

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%
one 15-minute team presentation25
one 2,000-word individual essay40
one 2,500-word team report, equivalent to 500-words per team member25
one 750-word individual reflective paper10

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMary Whiteside

Class requirements

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.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 15-minute team presentation25
one 2,000-word individual essay40
one 2,500-word team report, equivalent to 500-words per team member25
one 750-word individual reflective paper10

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.

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%
one 15-minute team presentation25
one 2,000-word individual essay40
one 2,500-word team report, equivalent to 500-words per team member25
one 750-word individual reflective paper10