STUDENT WELFARE EXPERIENCE
Credit points: 15
Students will develop an understanding of student welfare in primary and secondary schools in Australia. In particular students will focus on the evidence supporting the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood's (DEECD) Framework for Student Support Services in Victorian Government Schools, and its implementation. In this subject, students will participate in a field experience equivalent to a minimum of 10 days duration, working in schools with student welfare staff or in community services organisations with their practitioners.
Subject Co-ordinatorAnne Southall
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesLiterature review and Field experience
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
The road to Social Work & Human Service practice
AuthorChenoweth, L., and McAuliffe, D.
PublisherCENGAGE LEARNING AUSTRALIA. (CHAPTERS 3 AND 5)
Framework for Student Support Services in Victorian Government Schools: Professional Development Support Material
Resource TypeOther resource
AuthorDept of Education, Victoria
PublisherCOMMUNITY INFORMATION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, MELBOURNE VICTORIA
Self sourced or Uni sourced
Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject
Total hours/days required10 days – 70 Hours
Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible
WBL addtional requirementsAll students will be required to hold a valid Working with Children (WWC) Check prior to undertaking professional placements as part of this subject.
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnne Southall
LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Plus online learning
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 10.00 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Field Experience report (1500-1750 words) Hardcopy (30%) 10 min verbal presentation (20%) Hurdle requirement - 10 days (minimum) of compulsory field experience. Satisfactory participation and performance to defined exit standards are required to meet the compulsory hurdle requirement.
|Report||Individual||Yes||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
Literature Review (equiv. to 2000 words)
|Other||Individual||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|