INCLUSION IN COMMUNITIES

SWP5IIC

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject the focus is on social work practice at community and societal levels. It covers conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of community development including principles, such as active citizenship, and participatory democracy. It has a broad focus in that it covers social, economic, political, cultural, environmental and personal development. The emphasis for creating social change is on strategic interventions, incorporating for example, a strengths perspective and community organising, social action, social policy and planning approaches. It will examine community development as a framework for engaging people, communities, and organisations in the change process and promoting community building and social well-being.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHeather Downey

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 one of the following courses: HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM, HZSKP and must have passed SWP5PPA and SWP5RIA OR must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM, and must have passed SWP5PPB

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

Developing communities for the future

Resource TypePrereading

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorKenny, S

Year2017

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PublisherCengage Learning

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Community development: in an uncertain world

Resource TypePrereading

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorIfe, J

Year2010

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PublisherCambridge University Press

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Working with communities in health and human services

Resource TypePrereading

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTaylor, J, Wilkinson, D and Cheers, B

Year2015

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PublisherOxford University Press

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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. Conceptualise and analyse the nature of communities using relevant theoretical perspectives
02. Apply expert judgement to identify the key roles and skills necessary to engage in effective community development processes and initiatives in a variety of contexts
03. Critically reflect on personal values, knowledge and skills and their impact on community work practice.
04. Design and evaluate community development approaches and contextually appropriate strategies and techniques

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHeather Downey

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 h directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2,000-word individual report An individual report articulating core theoretical perspectives and principles of community development and applying these to a process for community change based on a scenario.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
One 2,000-word individual essay An individual paper demonstrating understanding of the contested nature of community work in the contemporary context and the ability to critically reflect on the challenges and opportunities encountered by social workers in community work roles.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One team presentation - 5 minutes per student (500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 h directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2,000-word individual report An individual report articulating core theoretical perspectives and principles of community development and applying these to a process for community change based on a scenario.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
One 2,000-word individual essay An individual paper demonstrating understanding of the contested nature of community work in the contemporary context and the ability to critically reflect on the challenges and opportunities encountered by social workers in community work roles.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One team presentation - 5 minutes per student (500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPrue Atkins

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 h directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2,000-word individual report An individual report articulating core theoretical perspectives and principles of community development and applying these to a process for community change based on a scenario.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
One 2,000-word individual essay An individual paper demonstrating understanding of the contested nature of community work in the contemporary context and the ability to critically reflect on the challenges and opportunities encountered by social workers in community work roles.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One team presentation - 5 minutes per student (500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Mildura, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 h directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2,000-word individual report An individual report articulating core theoretical perspectives and principles of community development and applying these to a process for community change based on a scenario.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
One 2,000-word individual essay An individual paper demonstrating understanding of the contested nature of community work in the contemporary context and the ability to critically reflect on the challenges and opportunities encountered by social workers in community work roles.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One team presentation - 5 minutes per student (500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCorina Modderman

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 h directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"12 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include on-line activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2,000-word individual report An individual report articulating core theoretical perspectives and principles of community development and applying these to a process for community change based on a scenario.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
One 2,000-word individual essay An individual paper demonstrating understanding of the contested nature of community work in the contemporary context and the ability to critically reflect on the challenges and opportunities encountered by social workers in community work roles.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One team presentation - 5 minutes per student (500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4