Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2012.
|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 |
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|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.|
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 1, 200 Berkeley St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 13 MELB
F: +61 3 8344 4188
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.
On completion of this subject, students will be expected to have:
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|
Students who complete this subject should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.socialwork.unimelb.edu.au/|
Master of Social Work |
Master of Social Work (250)
Master of Social Work (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis)
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