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HSW701 - Australian Social Work in an International Context

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: CBD, Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Sharlene Nipperess

Contact hours:

All content available in Cloud (online)

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.

Content

This unit will 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 diversity of the field in both Australia and overseas. This unit will provide students with an overview of social work processes and encourages students to engage with debates and to identify those factors which have contributed to their beliefs and attitudes towards a range of aspects and stakeholders involved in social welfare provision.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Report (2500 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Essay (2500 words) 50%

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