PATHWAYS TO UNDERSTANDING WELFARE WORK

SWP3PUW

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a beginning understanding of school welfare practice. Students are introduced to key individual troubles and social problems which confront today's schools as well as the current policy and program responses to those issues. Key knowledge values and practice theories required for school social welfare practice are identified and examined. Students begin to reflect on their own capacity to take on a welfare role in schools.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDianne Cox

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesSWP2SWB OR SWP1SWB

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

Readings

Rethinking social work: towards critical practice.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorIfe, J

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PublisherE-READING

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Social work skills and knowledge.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTrevithick, T

Year2012

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PublisherMCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION, MAIDENHEAD. (E-BOOK).

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Modern social work theory.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPayne, M

Year2006

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PublisherMACMILLAN. (E-READING).

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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 and analyse key social problems confronting today's schools and critically discuss policy and programmatic responses
02. Identify and appraise the school welfare role for school teachers in Victoria
03. Identify and discuss knowledge, theory and values required for effective school welfare practice
04. Critically reflect on one's own capacity to undertake social welfare work in schools

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