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Environmental Change for Social Justice - SCWK6048

Global warming is recognised as an outstanding threat for human societies (World Bank, 2012). The links between the environment, human rights and social justice are widely recognised. The International Federation of Social Work's 'Policy Statement on Globalisation and the Environment' and the AASW's Code of Ethics identify social work as a key player in efforts to address climate change. This unit recognises the importance of preparing students to: have an understanding of the impact of climate change; to develop skills to prevent further environmental degradation; and to respond to individuals and communities most impacted by climate change.

Classes
1x5hr seminar/wk for 5 weeks

Assessment
3x500wd blog posts (30%), 1x3000wd reflective essay (40%), 1x individual presentation (30%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Social Work
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Susan Heward-Belle
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