WS3515 - Social Work and Welfare Practice
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
Available to BSW students only or by permission of Head of School.
This subject will focus on the various contexts and discourses that influence social
welfare practice and introduce students to structural analyses such as feminist, socialist
and anti -racist frameworks. Students will be encouraged to consider the challenges
that confront practice informed by such frameworks and develop skills and competencies
in core social welfare processes such as assessment, intervention, evaluation, brokerage,
mediation and advocacy.
- Upon successful completion of this subject, students will: understand the various
frameworks/ discourses that influence the Australian welfare sector and the impact,
tensions and demands created by these frameworks for social welfare service users
- demonstrate an understanding of structural frameworks for practice;
- demonstrate an ability to undertake and engage in the core processes of social welfare
- consider strategies to assist in the development of personal resilience in a changing
and challenging work context.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points
(four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
||WS1006 and WS1005 and WS2510 and WS2511 and WS2513
Study Period 3
|Census Date 07-Feb-2019
||Dr Jo Mensinga.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 36 hours - 6 x 6 hr modules
- assessment and self-directed study
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
||practice framework (50%); case study (50%).
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