Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 contact hours (7 x 1.5 hour lecture, 7 x 1.5 hour seminar and a 3 hour lecture) |
Total Time Commitment:
In addition to the subject contact hours, students are expected to devote approximately 6 hours a week to this subject.
|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 Buidling, Level 7, 161 Barry St
Carlton Victoria 3053 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 4171
F: +61 3 8344 4188
This subject provides an overview of social work ethics and the Australian and Victorian legal systems. It explores values and principles upon which human services law and social work ethics are based. The subject examines current legal and practice issues which practitioners can expect to encounter in such practice areas as child protection, family law, domestic violence, mental health, guardianship, and working with refugees.
By the end of the subject students should be able to:
Swain, P. (3rd ed.) (2009). In the shadow of the law: The legal context of social work practice. Annandale: Federation 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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