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.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x6 hr pre-placement seminar, 6x2-hr seminars fortnightly, 60 days agency field based placement

Assessment

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?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

SCWK5010

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

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.

Cross-institutional study

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.