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SCWK2005 - Psychology for Social Work 202
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
Domestic Fee: $3,900
International Fee: $4,410
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: School of Social Work and Policy Studies
Offered session(s): 2
Prerequisites: 48 credit points
Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Agi O'Hara

Classes: 2x1-hr lectures/wk and 1x1-hr tutorial/wk

Assessment: 1400wd tutorial reflection paper (30%) and 2-hr exam (55%) and weekly 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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