Field Education 2
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1, Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
A placement of forty five days supervised by a qualified social worker. Staff of the program locate and service placements and students are allocated a placement according to a number of pedagogical principles that take into account the needs of the student. The placement is assessed against a clearly stated set of learning goals. Students are well supported during the placement with group meetings on campus and a staff liaison person allocated to each student.
To work in a professional setting applying social work principles and standards, demonstrating problem solving capacities, working effectively with others and in teams, learning from feedback and able to devise appropriate social work interventions in the field of practice.
Students develop a learning contract incorporating specific goals relevant to their individual learning needs, required knowledge and skill development in social work and the unique learning opportunities available in the particular agency context.
Forty five days supervised field placement and seven three hour campus classes.
Not applicable because current progression and concurrent courses rules mean no student will be adversely affected.
SWRK2001 and SWRK2003. Course to be taken concurrently with SWRK2006.
Modes of Delivery
Experience Based Learning
Workshop: for 21 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Field Study: for 315 hour(s) per Term for Full Term