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HSW705 - Challenging Poverty and Social Exclusion

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)^, CBD*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Beth Crisp

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

^Students enrolled in Cloud (online) are also expected to attend a 2 day seminar at Waterfront (Geelong) on Thursday 20 April and Friday 21 April 2017.

Note:

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

Content

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

Assessment task 1: Essay (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Proposal (3000 words) 60%

Unit Fee Information

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