Social Work Programming

Subject 196-314 (2008)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008.Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

On campus

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 10 x 1-hour lecture and a 2-hour seminar per week.
Total Time Commitment: Students are expected to devote approximately 8 hours per week to this subject. (30 contact hours, 25 hours class preparation and reaindg, 25 hours of assessment related tasks)
Prerequisites: 196-008 Supervised Professional Practice 1# and 196-006 Psychosocial Theory and Practice.
Corequisites: None
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 feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.


To be advised
Subject Overview:

This subject draws on students' experiences in professional practice to develop their understanding of, and skills in, the processes of program design, implementation and evaluation, in the context of social work and human service organisations.

Assessment: A group project to which each student contributes 4000 words 100% (due at the end of semester). A hurdle requirement of a minimum 80% attendance at seminars required.
Prescribed Texts: Subject readings will be available.Designing and Managing Programs 2nd Edition (P M Kettner R M Moroney & L L Martin), Sage 1999 Managing Human Service Organisations (F Donovan & A C Jackson), Prentice Hall 1991
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • be able to understand social, cultural, organisational and ethical contexts and dimensions of practice;

  • be able to link theory to practice;

  • be able to work effectively with colleagues;

  • be able to undertake independent research;

  • be able to communicate effectively in ways relevant to both academic and practice contexts.


Formerly available as 196-409. Students who have completed 196-409 are not eligible to enrol in this subject. The subject dates and HECS/course fee census date for this subject change each year. Check your enrolment record for the correct census date for this subject.

The disciplines of Nursing and Social Work are now co-managed within the Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences. At the time of publication Social Work subjects are under the administrative management of the School of Nursing.

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