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Trimester 2: CBD, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work (H330)
|Prerequisite:||Must have completed all level 1 HSW coded core units.|
|Recommended:||It is desirable to have completed HSW221 and HSW235.|
Cloud (online) students: attendance at a weekend residential seminar is an expectation but in exceptional circumstances students should contact the unit chair about alternative ways of meeting this requirement.
Campus students are expected to attend a minimum of 90% of classes, or must contact the unit chair for alternative ways of meeting this requirement.
|Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.|
This unit builds on the work undertaken in HSW111 and will centre on the competency requirements for social work practice. It will be conducted in seminar format focusing on the development of self-awareness, listening and communication skills, basic interviewing skills, beginning assessment and case planning skills. Practice skill development and analysis of professional values and ethics will be integral to the unit.
Assessment task 1: Case scenario video (15 minutes) and reflection and theoretical analysis (1500 words) 50%
Assessment task 2: Case plan (social work report) and theoretical analysis 30%
Assessment task 3: Participation in class activities - campus and or cloud (online) 20%
Maidment, J. & Egan, R. (eds.) (2009) Practice Skills for Social Work & Welfare. More than just common sense. Second Edition. Allen & Unwin. Crows Nest.
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