Not currently available in 2020
Part 1 of two capstone units comprising the final social work placement. Engages students in 500 hours (across Social Work Placement IIa and IIb) of supervised social work practice in a human service organisation. Students have access to regular supervision in accordance with AASW requirements. Develops professional skills, knowledge and values based on the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) practice standards for social work. Transfers learning gained from other course work units in the course to practice in a real organisation.
1. Forming, maintaining and ending professional relationships.
2.Communicating effectively with a range of stakeholders.
3.Understanding teams and groups within the workplace.
4.Engaging in critical self reflection.
5.Making effective use of supervision.
6.Identifying future learning needs.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||form, maintain and end professional relationships with clients and colleagues in a human service organisation||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|2||demonstrate and critically reflect on effective communication with clients, colleagues and other key stakeholders||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|3||analyse the organisation, its location within wider social systems and its relationship with other organisations, such as auspicing bodies and funding agencies||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||analyse the ways in which a social work service is provided within the organisation||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||make use of professional supervision to increase their learning about social work practice, including the identification of learning needs||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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