FIELD OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE B

SWP5FPB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to a particular field of social work practice, which is defined in terms of population subgroups (e.g. people with a disability), life course tasks (e.g. parenting), social problems (e.g. child abuse), policy work,(e.g. income security) or types of intervention (e.g. mediation). You will be introduced to the psychosocial and research knowledge base of the social problem area, key debates, policies, program, service delivery and skills required to undertake beginning level practice. This subject builds on and integrates the core social work knowledge, skills and values that you have studied in earlier parts of the course.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM, HZSKP (BHS&MSW) All others require coordinators approval

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

Learning resources

Leadership in child and family leadership.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorFrederico, M., Long, M. & Cameron, N.

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRoutledge

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Social work & domestic violence: Developing critical & reflective practice.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorBigby, C., & Frawley, C.

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPalgrave

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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. Analyse the varying ways in which social problems have been conceptualised over time and the values that underpinned these conceptualizations
02. Synthesise research and relevant psycho-social knowledge to interpret the lived experience of individuals, families and groups experiencing social problems.
03. Critique the success of policy developments in relation to social problems and the drivers that have led policy shifts.
04. Research social work practice skills applicable to recognised areas of social problems and the issues that arise in working with individuals, families, groups and communities in these areas.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Shepparton, 2021, Week 29-32, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCorina Modderman

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 30 - 32
Two 6.00 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/Turnitin

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent)Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/Turnitin

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mildura, 2021, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean MacDermott

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 30 - 32
Two 6.00 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/Turnitin

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent)Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/Turnitin

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 31-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 31 - 33
Two 6.00 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/Turnitin

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent)Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/Turnitin

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, Week 31-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqui Theobald

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 31 - 33
Two 6.00 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/Turnitin

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent)Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/Turnitin

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 31-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 31 - 34
Two 6.00 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/Turnitin

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent)Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/Turnitin

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3