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|Offered at:||(S, X)|
|Previously coded as:||ASK313|
This unit is available only to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work (A330 or H330)
N Hosken (S)
|Prerequisite:||ASK314 or HSW314 (or equivalent practice experience approved by the unit chair, provided students have completed all level 1 and level 2 HSW coded core units)|
|Contact hours:||There will be a compulsory residential workshop for all off-campus students. Attendance at this workshop is a hurdle requirement necessary to pass this unit. On-campus students are expected to attend a minimum of 90% of classes.|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit links anti-oppressive theories and empowerment perspectives to social work practice. It develops counselling, intervention and assessment skills and focuses on particular social work settings and specific client groups. The unit aims to develop specific skills in working with children, families, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal communities, people who experience a disability, women, men, victims and offenders. In addition, we will be exploring specific issues such as drug and alcohol use, and grief and loss. Social work theory, values and ethics will be integral to this practice unit. Flexible modes of teaching will be employed, including role plays and video work.
Live role-play (12-15 minutes) for on-campus students, video role-play for off campus students 50%, essay (2000 words) 50%.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.