This unit is the first component of a 24-credit point social work capstone experience. It enables students to develop a proposal aimed at addressing a real-world health and/or welfare problem. Students will utilise a range of macro practice approaches, to scope, research, and design their proposal. Learning activities will emphasise engagement with the profession and require both independent and collaborative learning. Students will be encouraged to draw together learning from the theoretical, practical and conceptual components of the whole social work course. Students will take responsibility to organise, plan and carry out the various tasks required for successful completion of the unit. They will have the opportunity to further develop their ideas in the final component of the 24 credit point capstone experience: ASW4004 Social Work Advocacy: Social Change in Action.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Required readings and references will be provided on the VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):