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HSW402 - Critical Approaches to Social Work: Social Work Theory and Practice G

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is available only to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Unit chair:

Sophie Goldingay

Prerequisite:

HSW313 and HSW314

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week. Campus students are expected to attend 9 out of the 11 seminars.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are also expected to attend a one day seminar at Waterfront (Geelong). Dates to be advised.

Note:

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

Content

This unit aims to develop students' generic skills and practice theories for ongoing professional development in the workplace. It takes a critical reflective approach and explores what some of the newer developments in social theory (feminism, critical postmodernism) offer in drawing up frameworks and strategies for critical practice. The unit also aims to assist students to develop ways of dealing with complex settings and issues, and to develop a process and framework for continuing learning from their own practice. Students will be asked to discuss critical incidents from their own practice experience to explore their own processes of theory/practice development.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Power point presentation - 10 slides (1500 words maximum, including text on slides and notes) 40%
Assessment task 2: Essay (2500 words) 60%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


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