FIELD OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE B

SWP5FPB

2020

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 (eg. people with a disability), life course tasks (eg. parenting), social problems (eg. child abuse), policy work,(eg. income security) or types of intervention (eg. 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 thecourse.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSocial work & domestic violence: Developing critical & reflective practice.PrescribedBigby, C., & Frawley, C. (2010)Palgrave
ReadingsLeadership in child and family leadership.RecommendedFrederico, M., Long, M. & Cameron, N. (2018)Routledge

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

Activities:
Block mode, using an enquiry-based learning approach and involving a mix of lectures, workshops, guest speakers and team-based activities.

02. Synthesise research and relevant psycho-social knowledge to interpret the lived experience of individuals, families and groups experiencing social problems.

Activities:
Block mode, using an enquiry-based learning approach and involving a mix of lectures, workshops, guest speakers and team-based activities.

03. Critique the success of policy developments in relation to social problems and the drivers that have led policy shifts.

Activities:
Block mode, using an enquiry-based learning approach and involving a mix of lectures, workshops, guest speakers and team-based activities.

04. Research social work practice skills applicable to recognized areas of social problems and the issues that arise in working with individuals, families, groups and communities in these areas.

Activities:
Block mode, using an enquiry-based learning approach and involving a mix of lectures, workshops, guest speakers and team-based activities.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Week 31-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHeather Downey

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 33
Two 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin60 02, 03, 04
Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent) Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin 20 01, 02, 03

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, LTU Term 4, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHeather Downey

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 31 - 34
One 6.0 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin60 02, 03, 04
Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent) Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin 20 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2020, Week 31-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqui Theobald

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 33
Two 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin60 02, 03, 04
Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent) Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin 20 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2020, LTU Term 4, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqui Theobald

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 31 - 34
One 6.0 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin60 02, 03, 04
Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent) Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin 20 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2020, Week 31-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 34
Two 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin60 02, 03, 04
Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent) Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin 20 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2020, LTU Term 4, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 31 - 34
One 6.0 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin60 02, 03, 04
Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent) Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin 20 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2020, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 30 - 32
Two 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin60 02, 03, 04
Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent) Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin 20 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2020, LTU Term 4, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 31 - 34
One 6.0 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin60 02, 03, 04
Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent) Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin 20 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2020, Week 29-32, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCorina Modderman

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 30 - 32
Two 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin60 02, 03, 04
Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent) Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin 20 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2020, LTU Term 4, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCorina Modderman

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 31 - 34
One 6.0 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute on line test (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
Contributions to online forums (500 words equiv)On-line feedback on LMS10 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual 2500 word case studyWritten feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin60 02, 03, 04
Group presentation (10 mins per student, 1000 word equivalent) Students work in groups of four. Written feedback against marking criteria provided via LMS/turnitin 20 01, 02, 03