HSW703 - Becoming a Social Worker
|Year||2017 unit information|
Trimester 1: Cloud (online)^ with significant campus requirements, CBD*
Online independent and collaborative learning experiences.
^Students must attend and participate in a 2 day workshop at Waterfront (Geelong) on Thursday 16 March and Friday 17 March 2017.
*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery
This unit will provide students with an opportunity to learn about micro-skills and models for practice along with a range of accompanying theoretical perspectives. These perspectives will include crisis theory and anti-oppressive practice, systems theory and strengths-based practice. The unit will include a case study approach throughout the trimester, where students engage with client/family scenarios that involve development of direct practice, group work and family work skills.
Assessment task 1: Group project presentation online, accompanied by individual written reflection 45%
Assessment task 2: Case scenario video (15 minutes) and micro skill and theoretical analysis (1500 words) 45%
Assessment task 3: Formative peer assessment 10%
Attendance at a 2 day seminar held during trimester at Waterfront Campus
Healy, K 2014, Social work theories in context: Creating frameworks for practice 2nd Edition. Palgrave Macmillan, NY
Maidment, J & Egan, R 2016, Practice skills in social work and welfare: More than just common sense. Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest
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