Courses & Units

Specialist Fields of Practice HGW615

Note:

Restricted to MSW

Introduction

This unit provides a solid foundation for working with involuntary clients and in multi-disciplinary teams. It emphasises the importance of human rights, consumer rights and participation. In particular, it focuses on the specialist fields of mental health and child protection and includes a study of contemporary theories and practice models, as well as legal, ethical and organisational issues related to both fields. The process of critical reflection will consistently be used to explore the political, cultural and personal contexts of social work practice in these areas and to assist students in the development of individual frameworks of practice.

Summary

Unit name Specialist Fields of Practice
Unit code HGW615
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Social Work
Coordinator

Dr Jenny Hay

Level Postgraduate
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 090501

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Requisites

Prerequisites

HGW512; HGW513; HGW514; HGW515; HGW516; HGW517

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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

Assessment

Tutorial participation (20%); 2 on-line quizzes (or equivalent) (20%); 1 assignment of 3500 words (or equivalent) (60%)

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