288 credit points of core ABSW Bachelor of Social Work (first, second and third year units).
|1.||Enact professional social work values and ethics in practice;|
|2.||Appraise the organisation's legal and political context within the human services field and apply this critique in line with anti-discriminatory practice approaches;|
|3.||Contextualise the influence of legislation and social policies on social work practice in context and consequent impact on disadvantaged individuals, families and groups;|
|4.||Draw on theories and methods of social work practice and critically evaluate their relevance and application within the particular placement context;|
|5.||Critically assess, adapt and develop interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with others;|
|6.||Adapt skills and knowledge for direct practice, community development, social research or policy work in the particular placement context and understand how this applies in other social work practice contexts;|
|7.||Consult with others to identify, propose and /or plan relevant research and research methods in the context of the placement; and|
|8.||Exemplify cultural responsiveness, sensitivity and inclusive practice.|
|Practicum||Final placement assessment||Pass/Fail|
Making the most of field placement 4th ed.
Cleak, H. & Wilson, J. (2018)
Cengage Learning Australia, South Melbourne
Social Work Education Field Manual 2019
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