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Area/Catalogue
WELF 5104

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101914

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)

Course aim

To develop students' knowledge and skills in social work intervention, interviewing skills and group work required for professional practice with a diverse range of individuals, families and groups.

Course content

Students will develop specialised professional knowledge of the social work practice skills in social work interviews and group work. Students will practice and apply these skills in diverse contexts by developing cognitive and technical skills in reflective accountable practice using ethical decision making contexts.

Textbook(s)

Ivey,A, Bradford Ivey, M & Zalaquett, C 2016, Essentials of intentional interviewing: Counselling in a Multicultural world, 3rd ed, CENGAGE, USA

Chenoweth, L & McAuliffe, D 2015, The road to social work & human service practice, 4th ed, Cengage Learning Australia, South Melbourne, Victoria

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 10 weeks
Workshop 6.5 hours per day x 3 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
Continuous assessment 2000 word equivalent 45% N/A
Interview N/A 55% 15 mins approx

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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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.

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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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