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WS3503 - Field Education 1

Credit points: 9
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Students will undertake a 500 hours block placement with an accredited community welfare or social work supervisor. This provides the foundation for further theoretical, empirical and applied study. Placement preparation workshops will be held prior to placement beginning.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate and apply knowledge of values, ethics and professionalism in daily social work practice;
  • describe and engage in culturally responsive and inclusive practice;
  • explain social work theories, concepts, methods and techniques, and apply to practice;
  • apply appropriate communication and interpersonal skills, informed by reflections on use of self;
  • implement information recording and sharing strategies;
  • actively participate in professional development and supervision.

Subject Assessment

    Assumed
    Knowledge:
    To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
    Prerequisites: WS2510 AND WS2511 AND WS3515
    Inadmissible
    Subject
    Combinations:
    WS5303

    Availabilities

    Townsville, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:
    • 16 hours workshops
    • 23 hours - Online Engagement
    • 500 hours placement
    Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

    Townsville, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:
    • 16 hours workshops
    • 23 hours - Online Engagement
    • 500 hours placement
    Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

    Cairns, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:
    • 16 hours workshops
    • 23 hours - Online Engagement
    • 500 hours placement
    Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

    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.