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.

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Classes

1x1-hr lecture/wk and 1x3-hr workshop/wk

Assessment

communication assignment (20%) and community assessment (20%) and assessment report (30%) and in-class exam (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

96 Credit points to include SCPL2601; KOCR2600; SCLG2602 or SCWK2006; Either SCWK2004 and SCWK2005 or 12 intermediate Psychology credit points.

Corequisites

SCWK3006, SCWK3007

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