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HSW715 - Professional Practice in Social Work B

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: CBD*, Cloud (online)^

Credit point(s):3
EFTSL value:

0.375

Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H703 Master of Social Work

Unit chair:

Di Ashworth

Prerequisite:

Completion of all units in course H703 except HSW704

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). This is likely to be held in week 8 - subject to final timetabling by the University.

Note:

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

Content

This unit requires students to undertake research in a practice setting as a key focus of a structured and supervised field placement in an approved human service organisation. As per the regulatory requirements of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) students are provided with 1.5 hours per week of supervision from a field educator who is a qualified social worker with a minimum of two years post qualifying experience, who has undertaken appropriate supervision training The student and the placement field educator are supported by the university liaison person who is a qualified social worker with a minimum of five years post qualifying experience who provides a minimum of two substantial contacts. Opportunities are provided for students to integrate theory with practice and develop the required skills and knowledge base to meet the Association of Social Workers Practice Standards. Students are placed in a range of settings where learning experiences are with individuals, families, groups and communities. The placement can include interpersonal work, and will require students to engage in a substantial piece of practice research of relevance to the agency in the placement setting.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Placement portfolio
Assessment task 2: Mid-placement review report
Assessment task 3: Practice research report (3000 words) and verbal presentation
Assessment task 4: Final placement review report
All assessment items must be completed to a satisfactory standard to attain an UP grade.

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
$2346$2346$6954$8961

* 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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