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SCWK2005 - Psychology for Social Work 202
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
Domestic Fee: $3,690
International Fee: $4,200
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: School of Social Work and Policy Studies
Offered session(s): 2
Prerequisites: 48 junior credit points.
Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Agi O'Hara

Classes: 2x 1-hr lecture/wk and 1x 1-hr tutorial/wk

Assessment: 1x 1500wd tutorial tutorial diary (25%) and 1x 2hr exam (60%) and 1x online tutorial participation (15%)

The unit of study focuses on psychological theories and research associated with mental health and several contemporary issues of particular relevance to the practice of social work. Strategies are introduced to assist in an understanding of the complex factors involved in experiences of child abuse, domestic violence, psychosocial aspects of HIV/AIDS, suicide awareness and prevention, drug and alcohol addiction, gambling, living with mental illness, and grief.This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work and combined Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work degrees.
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