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Unit details

HSW101 - Introduction to Social Work: Social Work Theory and Practice A

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: CBD*, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:ASK101
Unit chair:

Sharlene Nipperess

Incompatible with: HSH114
Contact hours:

2 hour seminar per week

Content

This unit aims to introduce students to aspects of the history and current context of social work practice, and to begin to develop an appreciation of the role of social work and the human services generally. The unit is descriptive and informative in helping to unfold for students the diversity of the social work field and its history. It is also critical and interpretive. The unit also provides an introduction to the different disciplinary aspects of the social work program and how they fit together in the study of social work.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Coursework assignment (500 words) 20%

Assessment task 2: Coursework assignment (1000 words) 30%

Assessment task 3: Coursework assignment (2500 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2338$2516

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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