Field education is a core component in all social work degree programs. The 60 days of this first placement and the fortnightly seminars provide a forum in which to explore issues concerning the theory/practice relationship, the development of core social work practice knowledge, skills and values as well as opportunities for support and consultation with other students and Faculty staff. The written assignments comprise the placement portfolio.
1x6 hr pre-placement seminar, 6x2-hr seminars fortnightly, 60 days agency field based placement
Seminar presentation, 1x1500-word learning plan, 1x1500-word mid placement report , 1x1000 word end of placement report and 60 days agency based practice. All tasks are assessed as pass/fail.