This unit introduces students to Social Work concepts and practice, including its development and location within the social and community services sector. Workshops and recommended literature introduce students to key themes and debates in the development of social work in Australia and elsewhere. Students are expected to expand their understanding of social work as an activity shaped and constrained by social policy, legislation and organisations, as well as by a dynamic body of knowledge and skills, and a strong and explicit value and ethical base.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):