Professional Practice (SCWK3008)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study addresses the theory-practice relationship and provides students with opportunities to engage with reflexive practice. It provides an introduction to the diversity of the professional practice of social work and aims to develop the capability of students to practise generic skills in social work practice and policy. There is an emphasis on understanding social work values and the fundamentals of ethical practice. Students are encouraged to recognise and build upon skills and knowledge they already have, and to develop their capabilities for acquiring further knowledge and skills.
Further unit of study information
1x1-hr lecture/wk and 1x3-hr workshop/wk
communication assignment (20%) and community assessment (20%) and assessment report (30%) and in-class exam (30%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
96 credit points including (KOCR2600, SCPL2601, SCWK2006 and one of ((SCWK2004 and SCWK2005) or (12 intermediate credit points from Psychology))
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.