Courses & Units

Supervision in Practice HGW417

Note:

This unit is designed for students/human service practitioners enrolled in BA Hons Professional Social Sciences [Human Services Practice] study program.

Students can attend workshops at Sandy Bay or Newnham UTAS campuses.

The offering of this unit will be dependent on sufficient student enrolment numbers

Introduction

Students will develop specialised and applied knowledge and skills relevant to the practices of supervision of staff and students in human services. Students work online and through workshop-based training to develop sound understanding of the nature of quality professional supervision and the important place that it has in the delivery of quality services; supervising students will be given particular attention.

Topics include: understanding approaches to learning; developing professional, reflective and ethical frameworks; working towards successful outcomes; managing challenges; and, evaluating performance. The applicability of a model of supervision will be discussed and how the practice of professional supervision is undertaken.

Requirements of this unit also include attending two full day face to face workshops, readings, activities and assessment preparation. The unit is offered over eleven (11) weeks.

Summary

Unit name Supervision in Practice
Unit code HGW417
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Social Work
Coordinator

TBA

Teaching staff

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

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090599

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Requisites

Prerequisites

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Intensive mode. Weekly online activities and discussion participation (approx. 15 hours for the semester); 2 x 1 day workshops [dates and venues TBC]

Assessment

Online activities (approx. 1000 words or equivalent; 30%); workshop participation (20%); practice-based portfolio (approx. 2000 words or equivalent; 50%).

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Textbooks

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