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Area/Catalogue
WELF 5103

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101913

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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 4)

Course aim

To develop students’ ability to critically analyse and provide leadership in the social work and human service context.

Course content

Students will critically engage with concepts of ethical leadership and the distinction between leadership and management in the human service context. Students will develop the reasoning and technical skills to demonstrate research informed practice in the management of people and relationships, in the creation of positive workplace cultures, in identifying and resolving conflict, and in generating and managing change. Students will develop the skills and understanding required to practice effectively in interprofessional settings and contexts.

Textbook(s)

Jones, L & Bennett, CL 2013, Leadership in Health and Social Care, Lantern Publishing Ltd, Banbury UK

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
WELF 5105 Social Work Practicum 1

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
WELF 5106 Social Work Practicum 2

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 8 hours per day x 5 days

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)
Presentation 2250 words equiv. 50% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* 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

Degrees this course is offered in

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