LEADERSHIP IN SOCIAL WORK

SWP5LSW

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be assisted to draw upon the audit of your individual skills and knowledge which you have studied during the course. You will be assisted to review the role of social work and social workers in promoting effective social work practice, social policies and social change in national and international communities. The focus is upon understanding leadership theories and applying this to the purpose, values, knowledge and practice of social work. You will expand your understanding of diversity and inequality and will be assisted to explore the above concepts within fields of practice.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM, HZSKP (BHS&MSW) and must have passed SWP5APC, SWP5FPC, SWP5IIC, SWP5SPA, SWP5PPA OR Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM, (MSW) and must have passed SWP5APC, SWP5FPC, SWP5IIC, SWP5SPA, SWP5PPB

Co-requisites Students admitted in course HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM, HZSKP (BHS&MSW) must be enrolled in SWP5PPC at the same time. Students admitted in course HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM, HMSKP (MSW) must be enrolled in SWP5PPD at the same time

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. Critically reflect on personal social work practice and identify how you operationalize knowledge, values and skills.
02. Analyse the work of leaders in social work to create personal work practices.
03. Critically analyse and reflect on personal leadership style and effectiveness as a change agent to support the development of effective leadership to influence social change.
04. Evaluate leadership theories and approaches and their application to social work.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 35-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVirginia Mansel Lees

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 35 - 50
Two 7.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
Conference presentation

WorkShopWeek: 35 - 50
One 5.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2,000-word individual essayEssay analysing leadership

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

1750 word individual essayEssay analyses an approach to leading social change or change in practice

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4

Reflection (1250 word equivalent) and 15 minute conference presentation (750 word equivalentPreparation for the conference presentation includes a reflection on their learning over the full course and analysis of a social change issue. Equivalent to 1,250 words. This work is distilled into the presentation. Equivalent to 750 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Week 35-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 35 - 50
Two 6.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
Conference presentation

WorkShopWeek: 35 - 50
One 5.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2,000-word individual essayEssay analysing leadership

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

1750 word individual essayEssay analyses an approach to leading social change or change in practice

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4

Reflection (1250 word equivalent) and 15 minute conference presentation (750 word equivalentPreparation for the conference presentation includes a reflection on their learning over the full course and analysis of a social change issue. Equivalent to 1,250 words. This work is distilled into the presentation. Equivalent to 750 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 35-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 35 - 50
Two 6.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
Conference presentation

WorkShopWeek: 37 - 47
Three 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
To be held in week 37,41 & 47

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2,000-word individual essayEssay analysing leadership

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

1750 word individual essayEssay analyses an approach to leading social change or change in practice

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4

Reflection (1250 word equivalent) and 15 minute conference presentation (750 word equivalentPreparation for the conference presentation includes a reflection on their learning over the full course and analysis of a social change issue. Equivalent to 1,250 words. This work is distilled into the presentation. Equivalent to 750 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Mildura, 2021, Week 35-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 35 - 50
Two 6.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
Conference presentation

WorkShopWeek: 35 - 50
One 5.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2,000-word individual essayEssay analysing leadership

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

1750 word individual essayEssay analyses an approach to leading social change or change in practice

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4

Reflection (1250 word equivalent) and 15 minute conference presentation (750 word equivalentPreparation for the conference presentation includes a reflection on their learning over the full course and analysis of a social change issue. Equivalent to 1,250 words. This work is distilled into the presentation. Equivalent to 750 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Week 35-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCorina Modderman

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 35 - 50
Two 7.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
Conference presentation

WorkShopWeek: 35 - 50
Three 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2,000-word individual essayEssay analysing leadership

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

1750 word individual essayEssay analyses an approach to leading social change or change in practice

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO4

Reflection (1250 word equivalent) and 15 minute conference presentation (750 word equivalentPreparation for the conference presentation includes a reflection on their learning over the full course and analysis of a social change issue. Equivalent to 1,250 words. This work is distilled into the presentation. Equivalent to 750 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4