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SCW3303

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 First semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Debra Manning

Synopsis

This unit focuses on theory, research and practice issues pertaining to a major approach to social and community welfare practice. Our study of Anti-oppressive theory and practice includes ethical and legal dimensions of practice and addresses issues in major fields of social and community welfare practice including disability, child protection and violence against women.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit students will have developed:

  1. An understanding of the main theories and significant practice issues and dilemmas in one major area of social welfare practice;

  1. An awareness of the centrality of values, their own, and those of the clients and workers and the way in which these can colour perceptions of practice issues;

  1. Skills in critical analysis and research methods in a specific practice context.

Assessment

Critical Analysis (2000 words): 40%
Integrative Assignment (2500 words): 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Debra Manning

Contact hours

2 hour seminar per week

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

Social and community welfare

Prerequisites

SCW2303 and SCW2304

Prohibitions

GSC3303