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SCWK5010 - Social Work Practice
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: School of Social Work and Policy Studies
Offered session(s): 1
Teacher/Coordinator: Roslyn Giles

Classes: 1x 3hr seminar/wk

Assessment: 1x Class Presentation (15%) and 1x assessment report 2000wds (35%) and 1x major essay 3000wds (50%)

This unit of study emphasises applied learning and provides opportunities to engage with and develop reflexive practice. Students will develop an understanding of theory/practice relationships, social work values and ethical practice. Students will also develop an understanding of professional practice and begin to develop their identity as social workers using the professional Code of Ethics and Practice Standards. Recognising and building upon skills and knowledge they already have, students will develop capabilities in core social work practice skllls which can be used in all fields of practice. The unit of study is undertaken prior to Field Learning 1 and provides significant exposure to practice situations and issues.
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