Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 contact hours (Part 1: 4 x 2 seminar hours weekly, Part 2: 8 hour intensive of two 4-hour sessions, Part 3: 8 hour intensive of two 4-hour sessions) |
Total Time Commitment:
24 contact hours
16 hours of class preparation and reading
24 hours of assessment related tasks
= 64 hours total time commitment= 8 hours total time per week
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s courses. Students who think their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 234 Queensberry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9400
F: +61 3 9347 4375
This subject is designed to both introduce students to social work practice with groups and to enable students to advance their knowledge and skill development during the course of the subject. To this end, the subject is designed to enable students to learn through a mix of didactic, experiential and supervised skill development mini-lectures and seminars, two thirds of which will be taught intensively. The subject begins with an overview of generic group leadership skills and then requires students to choose areas of specialism, for example: group work in the mental health/psychiatric disability field; group work in the health field; group work in the child and family field, for the remainder of the subject.
On conclusion of this subject, students will have achieved the following basic group work knowledge and skills:
Written essays totalling 5000 words comprising:
|Prescribed Texts:||McDermott, F. (2002). Inside group work: A guide to reflective practice. Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.socialwork.unimelb.edu.au/|
Master of Social Work |
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