HSW701 - Australian Social Work in an International Context

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online) with significant campus requirements (see Contact hours), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Attendance at a 3 day seminar held during trimester at Waterfront Campus - dates to be advised.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly online discussions and 8 scheduled online workshops.

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Note:

*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

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.

Hurdle requirement

  • Attendance at a 3 day seminar held during trimester at Waterfront Campus.

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Unit Fee Information

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