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.

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Classes

6x2-hr seminars fortnightly, 60 days agency field based placement

Assessment

seminar presentation (10%) and 2000wd learning plan (30%) and 2000wd mid placement report (30%) and 1500wd end of placement report (30%) and 60 days agency based practice (pass/fail)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

SCWK5010

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