Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 contact hours (8 x 1 hour lecture, 8 x 2 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.
School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Alan Gilbert Building
Level 6, 161 Barry St
Carlton Victoria 3053 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9423
This subject critically examines the relationship between contemporary social work practice with families and family therapy. It explores the benefits and limitations of a selected range of theoretical frameworks and practice tools relevant to assisting families with their various problems in living across the family life course. Emphasis will be placed upon students’ capacity to critically evaluate these theoretical approaches and to examine their relevance for varied organisational contexts and diverse presenting issues in family social work.
On successful completion of this series of lectures and seminars, participants should be able to:
a) Class presentation and submission of written syndicated class material totalling 1500 words 40% (due during semester) and
b) a case study of 3500 words 60% (due at the end of semester).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Nichols M. & Schwartz R. (3 rd Ed) 2007 The Essentials of Family Therapy : Pearson, Allyn & Bacon Boston
|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/|
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