SOCIAL WORK PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE D

SWP5PPD

2020

Credit points: 45

Subject outline

In this subject you are provided with experiential learning opportunities to integrate theory with practise at an advanced level. You will be given the opportunity to demonstrate appropriate professional relationships and integrate their knowledge of organisational contexts gained from their first field placement. Through this professionally supervised practice experience, you will be provided with constructive feedback on their performance and will be challenged to critically self-reflect on their practise. You will have opportunities to further develop skills in the interviewing, assessment and intervention processes required for practice, along with skills in research, at an advanced level.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorFiona Smith

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 Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKP, HMSKM, (MSW) and must have, and passed SWP5APC and SWP5FPC and SWP5IIC and SWP5SPA

Co-requisites Students admitted in course HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM (MSW) must be enrolled in SWP5LSW 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

Readings

Making the most of field placement

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorCleak, H and Wilson, J

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCENGAGE

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required525 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic-Regional
Domestic-Metro
International-Regional
International-Metro

WBL addtional requirementsMost placements are metropolitan but we offer interstate and international placements.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Integrate social work knowledge, values and skills to solve a range of complex social work problems.
02. Critically evaluate professional knowledge, values and skills to demonstrate adaptability and responsibility as a social work practitioner.
03. Critically analyse and evaluate the impact of complex organisational contexts on practice.
04. Apply and appraise professional knowledge and skills in the context of the AASW Practice Standards with autonomy and expert judgement as a social work practitioner.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 10-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNatasha Long

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 25
Three 2.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekends during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via blended.
"3 x 2 hours of preparatory lectures are required prior to starting placement."

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 25
One 5.00 d placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.
"14-week (70 days) professional placement."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 25
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via online.
"On-line modules required must be completed prior to starting placement."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 25
Three 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via blended.
"Three 3-hour workshops are held during placement in weeks 38, 42 &46. Face-to-face and online requirements."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Mid-placement skills and knowledge assessment (7,000 words equivalent)Formative feedback on this task identifies areas of achievement and the areas for further development for the remainder of the placement

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Final placement and skills assessment (7,000 words equivalent)To pass a final placement, students must a least reach a level of 'beginning capability' for all learning areas assessed

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Week 35-50, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHeather Downey

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 0 - 0
Three 2.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"3 x 2 hours of preparatory lectures are required prior to placement. Face- to-face and online."

Placement - Off Site Week: 0 - 0
One 5.00 d placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"14-week (70 days) professional placement."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"On-line modules required must be completed prior to starting placement."

WorkShop Week: 0 - 0
Three 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"Three 3-hour workshops are held during placement in weeks 38, 42 &46. Face-to-face and online requirements."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Mid-placement skills and knowledge assessment (7,000 words equivalent)Formative feedback on this task identifies areas of achievement and the areas for further development for the remainder of the placement

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Final placement and skills assessment (7,000 words equivalent)To pass a final placement, students must a least reach a level of 'beginning capability' for all learning areas assessed

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2020, Week 35-50, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNatasha Long

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 0 - 0
Three 2.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"3 x 2 hours of preparatory lectures are required prior to placement. Face- to-face and online."

Placement - Off Site Week: 0 - 0
One 5.00 d placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"14-week (70 days) professional placement."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"On-line modules required must be completed prior to starting placement."

WorkShop Week: 0 - 0
Three 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"Three 3-hour workshops are held during placement in weeks 38, 42 &46. Face-to-face and online requirements."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Mid-placement skills and knowledge assessment (7,000 words equivalent)Formative feedback on this task identifies areas of achievement and the areas for further development for the remainder of the placement

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Final placement and skills assessment (7,000 words equivalent)To pass a final placement, students must a least reach a level of 'beginning capability' for all learning areas assessed

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 35-50, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Smith

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 0 - 0
Three 2.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"3 x 2 hours of preparatory lectures are required prior to placement. Face- to-face and online."

Placement - Off Site Week: 0 - 0
One 5.00 d placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"14-week (70 days) professional placement."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"On-line modules required must be completed prior to starting placement."

WorkShop Week: 0 - 0
Three 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"Three 3-hour workshops are held during placement in weeks 38, 42 &46. Face-to-face and online requirements."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Mid-placement skills and knowledge assessment (7,000 words equivalent)Formative feedback on this task identifies areas of achievement and the areas for further development for the remainder of the placement

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Final placement and skills assessment (7,000 words equivalent)To pass a final placement, students must a least reach a level of 'beginning capability' for all learning areas assessed

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Mildura, 2020, Week 35-50, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Horsell

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 0 - 0
Three 2.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"3 x 2 hours of preparatory lectures are required prior to placement. Face- to-face and online."

Placement - Off Site Week: 0 - 0
One 5.00 d placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"14-week (70 days) professional placement."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"On-line modules required must be completed prior to starting placement."

WorkShop Week: 0 - 0
Three 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"Three 3-hour workshops are held during placement in weeks 38, 42 &46. Face-to-face and online requirements."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Mid-placement skills and knowledge assessment (7,000 words equivalent)Formative feedback on this task identifies areas of achievement and the areas for further development for the remainder of the placement

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Final placement and skills assessment (7,000 words equivalent)To pass a final placement, students must a least reach a level of 'beginning capability' for all learning areas assessed

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2020, Week 35-50, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCorina Modderman

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 0 - 0
Three 2.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"3 x 2 hours of preparatory lectures are required prior to placement. Face- to-face and online."

Placement - Off Site Week: 0 - 0
One 5.00 d placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"14-week (70 days) professional placement."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"On-line modules required must be completed prior to starting placement."

WorkShop Week: 0 - 0
Three 3.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"Three 3-hour workshops are held during placement in weeks 38, 42 &46. Face-to-face and online requirements."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Mid-placement skills and knowledge assessment (7,000 words equivalent)Formative feedback on this task identifies areas of achievement and the areas for further development for the remainder of the placement

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Final placement and skills assessment (7,000 words equivalent)To pass a final placement, students must a least reach a level of 'beginning capability' for all learning areas assessed

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4