ASW2202 - Social Work Theories
96 credit points of first year core ABSW units.
|1.||Contextualise key critical theoretical perspectives and place these in settings such as historical, cultural, political, economic and social environments;|
|2.||Critique a range of critical social work theories and analyse their efficacy in social work practice contexts;|
|3.||Discuss critically, the complexities, ambiguities, uncertainties and challenges of the contemporary social structures that impact on clients' lives and the implications for social work practice; and|
|4.||Contextualise a critical practice framework to a specific situation to demonstrate professional-appropriate reflexivity.|
|Review||Review of readings linked to current issue (1,000 words)||30%|
|Project||'Whiteness' Inventory and reflection: 10 examples of social practices that convey ‘white is the norm’ or ‘white is superior’ (1,800 words)||45%|
|Presentation||Group film study (12-minute presentation), 1000 word equivalent)||25%|
Engaging with Social Work 2nd ed.
Morley, C., Macfarlane, S & Ablett, P., (2019)
Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne
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