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Introduction to Human Services - SCWK1002

Year - 2020

This unit provides an introduction to human services in Australia. It will provide insights into the historical and contemporary characteristics of the human service sector, including the challenges posed by marketization, professionalization and neoliberalism for addressing human needs in different fields of practice. The unit introduces foundational knowledge and skills needed to work in human service organisations.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x2500wd Organisational Analysis (40%), 1x2000wd Critical Reflection (35%), 1x1500wd Organisational Map (25%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Social Work
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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