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Area/Catalogue
WELF 3030

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
167563

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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 develop students' advanced social work knowledge and skills in engagement, assessment, intervention and critical reflection, using diverse practice perspectives in different contexts.

Course content

Students will develop advanced theoretical knowledge and intervention skills in crisis intervention, task centred approaches, assessing risk (including suicide risk and safety planning in gendered violence and working with children and women affected by violence and men who use violence), feminist approaches, narrative therapy, motivational interviewing, cognitive and behavioural therapies, solutions focused approach, in work with couples and families, and in diverse cultural contexts. The students will enhance their skills; in critical reflection, professional decision making and ethical practice; working with complexity in different practice settings.

Textbook(s)

Walsh, J 2014, Theories for direct social work practice, 3rd edn, Wadsworth Cengage Learning, Belmont, CA USA

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
Workshop 1 hour x 12 weeks
Studio 1.5 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Online 1.5 hours x 12 weeks
Workshop (On campus) 6 hours x 2 days
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Workshop 1 hour x 12 weeks
Studio 1.5 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Workshop 1 hour x 12 weeks
Studio 1.5 hours x 12 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
Demonstration N/A 25% 10 mins
Critical analysis 1125 words 25% N/A
Critical analysis 2250 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Demonstration N/A 25% 10 mins
Critical analysis 1125 words 25% N/A
Critical analysis 2250 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Demonstration N/A 25% 10 mins
Critical analysis 1125 words 25% N/A
Critical analysis 2250 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Demonstration N/A 25% 10 mins
Critical analysis 1125 words 25% N/A
Critical analysis 2250 words 50% N/A

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:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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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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