Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 265 hours comprised of: a university-based field preparation session (2 hours); 7 weeks x 5 days (7.5 hours per day) agency-based placement, inclusive of 2 x 3 hour university-based integrative seminars. These contact hours are part of the accreditation requirements set by the Australian Association of Social Workers. |
Total Time Commitment: 265 hours.
|Prerequisites:|| As follows: |
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Louise Harms
ContactSchool 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
|Subject Overview:||This fieldwork subject requires students to attend a university preparation seminar and complete the first 35 days of the second agency-based field placement required within the MSW degree. The goal of this placement is to develop a more consolidated and advanced level of assessment and intervention skill in preparation for post-qualifying practice. The placement occurs as an intensive learning experience, outside of the coursework timetable.|
The goal of this placement is to develop a consolidated and advanced level of assessment and intervention skill in preparation for post-qualifying practice. Students should be able to demonstrate:
|Prescribed Texts:||Cleak, H., & Wilson, J. (2007). Making the most of field placement (2nd ed). Southbank: Thomson Learning.|
|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:
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