Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours (8 x 1.5 hour lectures; 8 x 1.5 hour tutorials) |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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 programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Winsome Roberts
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Alan Gilbert Building, Level 7, 161 Barry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 Australia
P: +61 3 8344 4171
F: +61 3 8344 4188
This subject is designed to introduce students to social work practice with groups and communites. The subject begins with an overview of group and community work practices, showing how historical context has affected use of the different methods of social work. The subject then examines theoretical frameworks for working with groups and communities, explores group and community work practices within current policy and government program contexts and features presentations from practitioners from a range of practice settings.
On completion of this subject, students will be able to demonstrate:
2000 word written essay (due mid semester) 40%
3000 word case study (due end of semester) 60%
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Readings will be available on LMS
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
Master of Social Work |
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