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HSW118 - Social Work Methods in Context: Social Work Theory and Practice C

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Enrolment modes:(S, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

S Nipperess (S)

Contact hours:

1 hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week

Note: Online teaching methods require computer access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit examines the role of social work across a number of fields of practice. With a focus on mental health, it explores the construction of complex personal and social problems; methods of social work practice; social work values and attitudes; service user perspectives and experiences; and the context of service delivery. The unit aims to build on and extend students' understanding of critical social work theory and practice.


Assignment 1 (2000 words) 50%, assignment 2 (2000 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

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