UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

SWSP5309 Field Education 1: First Placement

Credit 12 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth), human services agencies in PerthMultimode
Content This unit involves a full-time 13-week placement in a human services agency in Perth. Students work within a field practice syllabus and are required to attend weekly integration seminars.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) understand the contextual delivery of selected social services; (2) identify the relevant social work knowledge, skills and values in the provision of social services; (3) integrate their experiences with relevant concepts and theories; and (4) identify the personal, the professional and the organisational levels of social work practice.
Assessment Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Ms Sonya McKenzie
Unit rules
Prerequisites: SWSP5306 Indigenous People and Social Work (formerly SWSP8306 Indigenous People and Social Work); SWSP5630 Developmental Practice (formerly SWSP8630 Developmental Practice); SWSP5301 Social Work Knowledge, Theory and Values (formerly SWSP8301 Social Work Knowledge, Theory and Values); and SWSP5631 Introduction to Social Work Methods (formerly SWSP8631 Introduction to Social Work Methods)
Contact hours 455 hours over 13 weeks full-time
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/SWSP5309/TS-J-2/2017
Note This unit does not fall into the standard University semesters and thus has non-standard withdrawal and census deadlines. Contact Student Administration for more information. Students are required to travel as part of their field placement.

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