HSW705 - Challenging Poverty and Social Exclusion
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 1: Cloud (online)^, CBD*
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. ^Students enrolled in Cloud (online) are also expected to atend a 2 day seminar at Waterfront (Geelong), likely to be held in week 6.
*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery
Given the close correlations between poverty, social exclusion and uptake of social work services, this unit provides underpinning knowledge which will be applicable in all aspects of social work practice including direct practice, community development, policy analysis and research. The focus on poverty and social exclusion also reflects ongoing policy initiatives of governments which find expression in policies for social inclusion and social justice in areas such as health, education, employment, housing and criminal justice as well as social welfare.
Assessment task 1: Essay (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Proposal (3000 words) 60%