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 contact hours (8 x 1 hour lecture, 8 x 2 hour seminar) |
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.
CoordinatorProf Marie Connolly
School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Alan Gilbert Building
Level 7, 161 Barry St
Carlton Victoria 3053 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 4171
F: +61 3 8344 4188
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:
1. Written assignment totalling 1,500 words (due mid semester) 40%
2. Case study of 3,5000 words (due end of semester) 60%
Nichols, M. (2014). The Essentials of Family Therapy, 6 th Ed. Boston: Pearson, Allyn & Bacon
|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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