WS2512 - Organisational Practice
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
Since almost all social welfare work takes place within some organisational context,
an understanding of the nature and dynamics of human service organisations (HSOs)
is an essential basis for effective social welfare practice. This subject requires
students to demonstrate knowledge for practice within an organisational context. Particular
attention is paid to the relationship between social welfare work and the environments
that human service organisations operate within, and their goals, structure and culture.
The subject focuses on workforce and management issues including diversity, service
user participation, professional resilience and organisational change.
- illustrate awareness of organisational settings particularly in relation to the environment,
purpose, structure and culture of organisations through selecting and researching
a human service organisation;
- demonstrate knowledge of human service organisations including relevant organisational
theory and the interplay between social welfare practice and organisational practice;
- investigate and understand frontline work in human service organisations including
- examine key workforce and management issues in human service organisations.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points
(four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Professor Debra Miles.
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
||case study : organisational analysis (50%); statement of learning : organisational practice (50%).
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