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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
On campus (intensive)
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
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
|Prerequisites:||196211 Social Work Practice with Groups|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||To be advised|
CoordinatorDr Fiona McDermott
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject is intended for social workers who have experience in working with groups, and/or are practitioners who intend establishing a group for service users in their agency. Thus, the subject presumes some understanding of the basics of social work practice with groups and is focused upon developing understanding of the theory and practice relevant to this approach to working with people. Students may be working with groups in providing therapeutic interventions, social support, as a community development or social action strategy, or as assisting self-help groups in health, mental health, individual and family settings, and/or in non-voluntary or mandated programs.Subject objectives
On completion of this subject, students will be expected to have:
|Assessment:||A written assessment of 2,000 words (40%) due mid-semester A written assessment of 3,000 words (60%) due end of semester|
|Prescribed Texts:||McDermott, F. (2002). Inside group work: A guide to reflective practice. Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. A reading pack will be available|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Students who complete this subject should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.socialwork.unimelb.edu.au/|
Master of Social Work (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis) |
Master of Social Work (Clinical) (Advanced Seminars & Shorter Thesis)
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