Practice Learning 1 (SCWK5004)
UNIT OF STUDY
Field education is a core component in all social work degree programs. The 60 days of this first placement and the fortnightly seminars provide a forum in which to explore issues concerning the theory/practice relationship, the development of core social work practice knowledge, skills and values as well as opportunities for support and consultation with other students and Faculty staff. The written assignments comprise the placement portfolio.
Further unit of study information
1x6 hr pre-placement seminar, 6x2-hr seminars fortnightly, 60 days agency field based placement
seminar presentation (10%) and 1500 wd learning plan (30%) and 1500 wd mid placement report (30%) and 1000 wd end of placement report (30%) and 60 days agency based practice (pass/fail)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
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.