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

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: CBD*, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Sharlene Nipperess

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour seminar per week. Campus students are expected to attend 9 out of the 11 seminars

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin, including access to course materials and interactions with the teaching staff and other students.


*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery


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.


Assessment task 1: Assignment 1 (2000 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Assignment 2 (2000 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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