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SCWK3007: Issue Based Learning Unit 2

The title and content of the unit will be selected from the following: Illness, inequality and intervention; Social justice, social citizenship and social work; Caring and citizenship: the case of disability; Families, children and young people; Drugs and alcohol; the social work response.

Code SCWK3007
Academic unit Social Work
Credit points 8
96 credit points including (KOCR2600 or KOCR2603 or SCWK2009) and SCPL2601 and (SCWK2006 or SCLG2602 or SCLG3701) and ((two of SCWK2004 or SCWK2005 or SCWK2007 or SCWK2008) or (12 credit points at 2000 level in Psychology or Psychological Sciences) or (12 credit points at 2000 level in Diversity Studies))

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Identify and describe the meanings of social work and social policy from social justice perspectives
  • LO2. Outline and examine key historical and contemporary debates in social work and social policy
  • LO3. Examine a range of theoretical perspectives in social work and social policy and the implications for intervention
  • LO4. Demonstrate a capacity for critical thinking, research and writing in relation to contested conceptualisations of well-being and poverty
  • LO5. Understand the social, political, economic and legal contexts of social work in detail in one specific social policy area
  • LO6. Identify and develop skills in working individually and in small groups
  • LO7. Demonstrate a capacity to describe and reflect on learning processes.