ASW2013 - Introduction to Social Policy
|1.||Articulate policy development processes and the factors that impact on policy development and implementation;|
|2.||Assess the sociopolitical and economic environment within which social policy is developed;|
|3.||Plan and undertake social policy research and analysis;|
|4.||Exhibit an in-depth understanding of at least one major area of social policy;|
|5.||Inquire into and discuss issues in contemporary Australian social policy; and|
|6.||Evaluate the relationships between social policy, social research and social work practice.|
|Assignment||Policy analysis paper (800 words)||25%|
|Assignment||Annotated bibliography on chosen policy topic (1000 words)||25%|
|Essay||Policy critique paper (2200 words)||50%|
Social policy in Australia: understanding for action, Third
McClelland, A & Smyth, P 2014
South Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
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