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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Term 3, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 contact hours (8 x 1.5 hour lecture, 8 x 1.5 hour seminar) |
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 feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Louise Harms
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 subject critically examines a range of psychosocial issues – mental health, child abuse and family violence, substance abuse, disability and chronic illness. These experiences will be critiqued using a number of perspectives – including epidemiological, consumer, human rights and social constructivist perspectives. The implications for social work practice will be explored.
At the end of this subject, students should be able to:
Connolly, M. & Harms, L. (2008). Social Work: Contexts and Practices. South Melbourne: Oxford 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/|
Master of Social Work |
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