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Unit of Study SWRK3002 Social Work Practice IV - Organisational Practice (2024)

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Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

critically reflect on the role of social work in organisations and interdisciplinary teams, including the potential of supervision and leadership

draw upon multiple organisational theory to analyse human service organisations and the scope for social workers to contribute to organisational change

critically reflect on opportunities for promoting ethical practice and accountability in human service organisations

propose strategies to improve the experiences and participation of service users in human service organisations

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Discussion board40%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Discussion board40%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Hughes, M., & Wearing, M., 2022, Organisations and Management in Social Work, 4th edn, Sage, London, UK. ISBN: 9781446252314.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

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