SOCIOLOGY IN COMMUNITY WORK

SWP1CWV

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject describes how knowledge of broad social and cultural contexts is applied to the types of work that is planned and implemented in the community services industry. This subject will prepare students to better understand different client groups and the issues that may impact their lives and service delivery.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HBCSW, HBCSB, HBCS, HBCSD, HBCSM, HBCSS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify ways in which major institutions in Australian society influence clients as individuals and as part of community and family groups .
02. Apply critical lens to understanding the potential impacts of social policy and cultural factors affecting equality
03. Explain how stratification contributes to the construction of social problems across issues of gender, ethnicity, age, occupation, disability/ability and sexual preference
04. Apply knowledge and skills to case examples to make preliminary assessments and frame initial responses to social context issues.

Subject options

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Bendigo (Kangan Institute), 2021, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 7 - 28
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 7 - 28
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4

Dandenong (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 7 - 28
Fifteen 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 7 - 28
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4

Frankston (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 7 - 28
Fifteen 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 7 - 28
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4

Mildura (Suni TAFE), 2021, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 7 - 28
Fifteen 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 7 - 28
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4

Shepparton (GOTAFE), 2021, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 7 - 28
One 100.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
Taught in a vocational competency manner, including lectures, placement, tutorials and self directed learning.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4

Wodonga (Wodonga TAFE), 2021, Week 07-28, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 7 - 28
Six 6.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 7 - 28
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4

Bendigo (Kangan Institute), 2021, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 27 - 52
Eight 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4

Dandenong (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 27 - 52
Fifteen 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4

Frankston (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 27 - 52
Fifteen 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4

Mildura (Suni TAFE), 2021, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 27 - 52
Fifteen 3.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4

Shepparton (GOTAFE), 2021, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 27 - 52
Six 6.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4

Wodonga (Wodonga TAFE), 2021, Week 27-52, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 27 - 52
Six 6.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 27 - 52
One 70.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Essay (1750 words equivalent) Student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse sociological factors on clients in community services, and to identify the broader social and political framework impacting health and wellbeing.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online Weekly Quizzes (x3 multiple choice questions over 10 weeks) (1000 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Case study Report (1000 words equivalent) To demonstrate application of sociological concepts, legislation & standards of practice in case study context taken from placement to inform interventionN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO4