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Area/Catalogue
WELF 5109

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
157621

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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 2)

Course aim

To advance students’ knowledge of the Australian context of social work and the human services sector and to assist in the integration of social work theories, skills, values and ethics as applied to social work practice in Australian settings, including work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Course content

The students will develop specific social work knowledge about the Australian context of Social Work, an overview of the human services sector and an understanding of the culture of Australian welfare practices. Students will rehearse and demonstrate professional social work skills including report writing skills and case notes and develop their skills and abilities to be able to articulate the purpose of social work and relevant social work theories and their application to practice issues in the Australian context, including issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
WELF 5104 Social Work Practice Skills

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 7.5 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)
Critical analysis 1350 words 30% N/A
Case study 1800 words 40% N/A
Video demonstration N/A 30% 5 - 8 mins

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.

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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