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Area/Catalogue
WELF 2009

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
013145

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy

Course aim

To enable students to further develop the skills to apply professional practice frameworks within the social work context.

Course content

The focus of the course is to review content, knowledge and skills from earlier courses in the program and to apply this course work to realistic practice scenarios to enable students to develop an integrated theoretical framework for placement. The course will assist students to prepare for placement by critically analysing the diverse organisational and environmental contexts in which they do will do their placements. Students will examine and apply the AASW Code of Ethics and prepare for ethical issues that will occur in practice. Students will also begin to apply theoretical frameworks to their future practice contexts. Students will learn and apply models of reflective practice to build professional social work identity and purposeful practice. Students will review their learning requirements for placement and prepare for professional supervision on placement.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
WELF 1019 Communication Skills in Social Work and Human Services
WELF 2012 Human Service Intervention
BEHL 2009 Group Work

All first year courses and all semester one courses in second year (except for the double degrees who will complete the equivalent but over three to four years depending on program length.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 7 hours x 5 days
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online) 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Interview N/A Pass/Fail 20 minutes
Continuous assessment 2700 words Pass/Fail N/A
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Interview N/A Pass/Fail 20 minutes
Continuous assessment 2700 words Pass/Fail N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Interview N/A Pass/Fail 20 minutes
Continuous assessment 2700 words Pass/Fail N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Interview N/A Pass/Fail 20 minutes
Continuous assessment 2700 words Pass/Fail N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Interview N/A Pass/Fail 20 minutes
Continuous assessment 2700 words Pass/Fail N/A

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy
School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

Degrees this course is offered in

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