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HSW703 - Becoming a Social Worker

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Sophie Goldingay

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Cloud (online) Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are also expected to attend a two day seminar at Waterfront (Geelong) in week Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 March 2016

Note:

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

Content

This unit will provide students with an opportunity to learn about micro-skills and models for practice along with a range of accompanying theoretical perspectives. These perspectives will include crisis theory and anti-oppressive practice, systems theory and strengths-based practice. The unit will include a case study approach throughout the trimester, where students engage with client/family scenarios that involve development of direct practice, group work and family work skills.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Case scenario video (15 minutes) and micro skill and theoretical analysis (1500 words) 50%
Assessment task 2: Group project presentation online, accompanied by individual written reflection 50%

Prescribed texts

Healy, K. 2014, Social work theories in context: Creating frameworks for practice 2nd Edition. Palgrave Macmillan, NY

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

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


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$782$2318$2987

* 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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