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Unit of Study SWRK3004 Social Work Practice VI - Advanced Practice Methods (2024)

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    All students are required to meet participation requirements comprising 42 hours of compulsory attendance at either on-campus tutorials (GC students) or an on-campus residential (online students)

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:

integrate a body of disciplinary knowledge to critically examine complex cases across micro, meso and macro levels of analysis

propose strategies for practicing in complex and challenging situations requiring practical reasoning, risk assessment, ethical decision-making, collaboration and critical self-reflection

combine knowledge of multiple theories to perform social work skills in engagement and relationship building, assessment and intervention with complex cases involving clients who are involuntary, hard to reach, or require specialised practice approaches

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 7 hours (Weekly)
Case study40%
Clinical skills60%

Teaching method
Residential 7 hours x 6 days (Once during term)
Case study40%
Clinical skills60%

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