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Practice with Indigenous Australians - SCWK6023

Year - 2020

The unit provides an insight into and understanding of the application of social work practice within an Indigenous context. It will explore the multidimensional social and societal issues impacting on the lives of First Nations Australians and it will assist students in developing the mechanisms and skills necessary to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Individuals, Families and Communities. It will bring to the forefront Indigenous- specific Knowledge systems and social work practice

6x4hr sessions

1x3000wd essay (40%), 1x2000wd groupwork project (40%), 1x1000wd media analysis (20%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1b

06 Apr 2020

Department/School: Social Work
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 01 May 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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