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SWM5110

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Chris Trotter

Synopsis

Theories and knowledge regarding direct work with clients in a variety of social work settings. The context of casework practice and some alternative methods of working with individuals and groups.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit students should:

  1. understand the role and purpose of casework, the sources of knowledge in casework and the relevance of outcome evaluation;
  2. be able to critically analyse their own practice and at least one casework theory.

Assessment

Essay (6000 words): 70%
Topic synopsis (1000 words): 10%
Essay (2000 words): 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Chris Trotter