Field Education 3
Available in 2013
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
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.
Policies, procedures and expectations relating to field education courses in the Bachelor of Social Work program are detailed in the BSW Field Education Handbook.
|Objectives||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 identifying specific tasks and goals based on:
1)Field Education program goals
2)Individual learning needs
3)Required knowledge and skill development in social work
4)The unique learning opportunities available in the particular agency context.
|Content||Forty five days supervised field placement and three campus workshops.|
|Replacing Course(s)||SWRK3030A Field Education 2 Part A.|
|Assumed Knowledge||Completion of all first and second year social work courses. Concurrent completion of SWRK3001.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Field Study
|Contact Hours||Field Study: for 315 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Workshop: for 9 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for SWRK3003|