swp5fea field education a



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Credit points: 45

Subject outline

In this subject students are provided with experiential learning opportunities to further integrate theory with practice, to demonstrate appropriate professional relationships, and gain working knowledge of organisational contexts. Through this professionally supervised practice experience students will be provided with constructive feedback on their performance and will be challenged to critically self-reflect on their effectiveness. Students will have opportunities to further develop skills in basic interviewing, assessment and intervention processes required for practice along with skills in research and social policy. Professional competencies will be developed across seven key learning areas and will be assessed against the standard of competency at a beginning level with support.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorNatasha Long

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites SWP4LHE, SWP4APA, SWP4APB


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFieldwork in the human servicesRecommendedCooper, L & Briggs L. edsALLEN & UNWIN, SYDNEY
ReadingsMaking the most of field placementRecommendedCleak, H and Wilson, J 2004THOMSON LEARNING, SOUTHBANK
ReadingsWorking in human service organsiationsRecommendedJones, A and May, J 1999LONGMAN, MELBOURNE.
ReadingsWorking with human service organisationsRecommendedGardner, F 2006OXFORD, SOUTH MELBOURNE

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