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SCWK5005 - Practice Learning 2A
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 12 credit points
HECS Band one
EFTSL: 0.250000000
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Department: School of Social Work and Policy Studies
Offered session(s): 1, 2
Department permission required for enrolment in the following session(s): 2
Prerequisites: SCWK5010 and SCWK5004 and 12 additional credit points
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Lesley Laing, Denise Lynch

Classes: 6x3-hr seminars, eLearning online discussions, 80 days agency based field placement

Assessment: This unit is jointly assessed with SCWK5006. 1500wd learning contract (25%) and group presentation (20%) and 1500wd mid placement report (25%) and 1000wd final placement report (30%) and 80 days placement (pass/fail)

This is the first part of a field education practicum of 80 daysField Education is a core component in all social work degree programs. The 80 days of second placement comprising SCWK5005 Practice Learning 2A and SCWK5006 Practice Learning 2B and the seminars provide a forum in which to explore issues concerning the theory/practice relationship, the development of advanced social work practice knowledge, skills and values as well as opportunities for support and consultation with other students and Faculty staff.
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