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WS2511 - Professional Values and Ethics

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

This subject studies the values and ethics which underpin professional practice in social work and community welfare, in the context of social and moral philosophy.

Learning Outcomes

  • ability to analyse value conflicts and ethical dilemmas in order to identify ethical professional action;
  • knowledge and understanding of the values, principles and standards of practice articulated in the professional codes of ethics;
  • understanding of alternative philosophical perspectives on the nature of ethics.
Assumed
Knowledge:
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
WS2019

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Amanda Nickson
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: presentations (20%); assignments (80%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Amanda Nickson
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandOther
Assessment: (20%); assignments (80%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Lecturer: Mr Peter Garrity.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: presentations (20%); assignments (80%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.