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Area/Catalogue
WELF 3023

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
153140

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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 advance students' knowledge of the human services by critically examining the organisational context of human service delivery and the diverse processes through which organisational vision translates to service delivery.

Course content

Students will develop advanced knowledge of human service organisations and their governance, theoretical understandings of organisations, workers and clients and the practices relating to quality assurance, accountability and evaluation and evaluation planning. Students will develop the skills to critically analyse trends in human service delivery including delivering services in dispersed or culturally diverse communities, the role and influence of stakeholders in service delivery and evaluation, and ethical issues in organisations.

Textbook(s)

Ozanne, E & Rose, D 2013, The organisational context of human services practice., 1st edn, Palgrave Macmillan, South Yarra, Victoria

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
WELF 3011 Social Work Field Education 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online) 2.5 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture 1 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, WHYALLA, ONLINE
External (Online) 2.5 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
Organisational study 2250 words 50% N/A
Evaluation plan 2250 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Organisational study 2250 words 50% N/A
Evaluation plan 2250 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Organisational study 2250 words 50% N/A
Evaluation plan 2250 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Organisational study 2250 words 50% N/A
Evaluation plan 2250 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, WHYALLA, ONLINE
Organisational study 2250 words 50% N/A
Evaluation plan 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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.

Non-award enrolment
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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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