Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 contact hours (8 x 1.5 hour lectures, 8 x 1.5 hour tutorials) |
Total Time Commitment:
|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.
School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 1, 200 Berkeley St
Carlton Victoria 3053 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 9035 4799
F: +61 3 8344 4188
This subject critically examines perspectives on risk and vulnerability relating to 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 assessment and 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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