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SCW1304

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Chris Laming & Cathy Trembath

Synopsis

The unit provides an understanding of the essential qualities required for effective interviewing in welfare practice. Through practice, continuing beyond this subject, students prepare for the development of sound counselling skills.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit, students should have a critical understanding of:

1.The reasons for carrying out an interview; 2. The various roles performed by Interviewers; 3. The skills and processes of interviewing; 4. Assessment and collaborative planning in relation to client needs; and the satisfactory conclusion of an interview relationship.

Assessment

Two assignments (1000 words each): 50%
Workbook: 50%

Contact hours

4 hours (1 x 2 hour lecture and 1 x 2 hour tutorial) per week. Off-campus learning students have a compulsory 3-day residential school in September.

Off-campus attendance requirements

Off-campus learning students have a compulsory 3-day residential school in September.

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Social and community welfare

Prerequisites

SCW1303

Prohibitions

GSC1304