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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:University based field preparation seminars and ½ day agency based seminar in semester 1 Agency based supervised fieldwork placement University based integration seminars concurrent with placement
Year long subject
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Total 76 contact days or 570 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 75 day agency based fieldwork placement, which includes ½ day agency based seminar in Semester 1, week 2 2 X 3 hour University based field preparation seminars in Semester 1, week 1 and week 4 or 5 3 X 3 hour University based integration seminars concurrent with placement
196 753 Communication and Interviewing Skills196 750 Lifespan Risk and Resilience
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
This subject requires students to actively and safely contribute to field work activities. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Social Work Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
School of Nursing and Social Work
The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 234 Queensberry St
Carlton Victoria 3053 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9400
F: +61 3 9347 4375
This fieldwork subject requires students to complete 76 days of agency-based practice. The goal of this placement is to develop foundation level practice and intervention skills and demonstrate beginning competence in the key areas of learning.
|Objectives:||The goal of this placement is to develop foundation level practice and intervention skills and demonstrate beginning competence in the key areas of learning. Students should also: |
|Assessment:|| This subject is marked on a Pass/Fail only basis. |
|Prescribed Texts:||Cleak, H., & Wilson, J. (2005). Making the most of field placement. Southbank: Thomson Learning.|
Berg-Weger, M., & Birkenmaier, J. (2000). The practicum companion for social work: Integrating class and fieldwork. Boston: Alwyn and Bacon.
Fook, J., Ryan, M., & Hawkins, L. (2000). Professional expertise: Practice, theory & education for working in uncertainty. London: Whiting & Birch.
Hawkins, P., & Shoet, R. (Eds.) (2000). Supervision in the helping professions: An individual, group and organisational approach (2 nd ed.). Buckingham: Open University Press.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who complete this subject should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.socialwork.unimelb.edu.au/|
Students will enrol in and attend field preparation seminars in semester 1. The majority of the placement will be taken between May and September.
Master of Social Work |
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