Courses & Units

Community Work Practice HGW402

Note:

This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.   This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.

Introduction

This unit introduces students to a range of issues relating to the array of ideas, practical ways and traditions found in transformative, progressive and dialogical community work practice. The unit explores: the contested nature of the concept of community; critical perspectives on the nature and meaning of community practice; the wide range of values and ideological frameworks for community work practice; the roles and processes a social worker takes, participates in and facilitates during community work; current trends in local, national and international community work practice and the critiques and contradictions that exist in the thinking and the doing of community work practice as we understand it in the West.

Summary

Unit name Community Work Practice
Unit code HGW402
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Social Work
Coordinator

Dr Joselynn Baltra-Ulloa

Teaching staff

Dr Joselynn Baltra-Ulloa

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090501

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Requisites

Prerequisites

    HGW302; HGW303; HGW308; HGW309; HGW310; HGW317 or HGW301

    Or -  Eligibility for Professional Honours (BA Honours Social Sciences)

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online learning module; 1 x 90 minute weekly face-to-face tutorial

Assessment

1 assignment of 2000 words (or equivalent) (50%); 1 assignment of 3000 words (or equivalent) (50%)

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