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SCWK5005: Practice Learning 2A

This is the first part of a field education practicum of 80 days. Field Education is a core component in all social work degree programs. The 80 days of second placement comprising SCWK5005 Practice Learning 2A and SCWK5006 Practice Learning 2B and the seminars provide a forum in which to explore issues concerning the theory/practice relationship, the development of advanced social work practice knowledge, skills and values as well as opportunities for support and consultation with other students and Faculty staff.

Code SCWK5005
Academic unit Social Work
Credit points 12
SCWK5010 and SCWK5004 and 12 additional credit points

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

  • LO1. demonstrate a deepening knowledge of concepts central to the social work discipline and be able to apply these in your practice
  • LO2. demonstrate the ability to work productively, collaboratively and openly in diverse groups and across cultural boundaries
  • LO3. demonstrate an ability to apply critical thinking and problem solving to both social work theory and practice
  • LO4. demonstrate an ability to communicate appropriately and effectively in a range of academic and professional settings including communicating with confidence using oral/written/digital media, communicating effectively and appropriately in both one-on-one and group interactions, being an engaged and reflective listener and collaborating and functioning as an effective team member
  • LO5. demonstrate a capacity to work effectively in interdisciplinary (including interprofessional) settings
  • LO6. reflect on your ethical responsibility through committing to core values of professional integrity; principles of social justice and a knowledge of AASW Practice Standards for Social Workers.