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WS4504 - Field Education 2

Credit points: 09
Year: 2017
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to BSW students.

Students will undertake a 500 hours block placement with an accredited social work supervisor to prepare them for entry into professional social work. Preparation for placement takes place in Study period 1 and 2, students attend workshop in July.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate knowledge of and critically reflect on values, ethics and professionalism in daily social work practice;
  • demonstrate and critically reflect on culturally responsive and inclusive practice;
  • analyses and synthesise social work theories, concepts, methods and techniques, and apply to practice;
  • apply effective communication and interpersonal skills, in a range of settings and contexts, informed by critical reflections on use of self;
  • implement advanced information recording and sharing strategies;
  • actively participate in professional development and supervision through critical reflection and research.
Prerequisites: WS3503 AND WS4514 AND WS4511. ALLOW CONCURRENT IN WS4511.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
WS5604

Availabilities

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 24-Aug-2017
Face to face teaching (compulsory pre placement workshop - please contact College or Field Education staff for dates.)
Coordinator: Dr Ines Zuchowski
Lecturers: Dr Ines Zuchowski, Ms Tracey Dickinson, Dr Amanda Nickson, Ms Sally Watson.
Contact hours:
  • 16 hours - Workshop/Seminars: on campus pre-placement workshop required - students may attend Cairns or Townsville campus
  • 500 hours professional experience
Assessment: learning plan; mid-placement assessment; end of placement assessment; placement report; daily practice journal; attendance at all integration workshops, pre-placement planning workshops and completion of pre-placement tasks.

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 23-Mar-2017
Coordinator: Dr Ines Zuchowski
Lecturer: Ms Sandra Croaker.
Contact hours:
  • 16 hours - Workshop/Seminars: on campus pre-placement workshop required - students may attend Cairns or Townsville campus
  • 500 hours professional experience
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: learning plan; mid-placement assessment; end of placement assessment; placement report; daily practice journal; attendance at all integration workshops, pre-placement planning workshops and completion of pre-placement tasks.

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 24-Aug-2017
Face to face teaching (compulsory pre placement workshop - please contact College or Field Education staff for dates.)
Contact hours:
  • 16 hours - Workshop/Seminars: on campus pre-placement workshop required - students may attend Cairns or Townsville campus
  • 500 hours professional experience
Assessment: learning plan; mid-placement assessment; end of placement assessment; placement report; daily practice journal; attendance at all integration workshops, pre-placement planning workshops and completion of pre-placement tasks.

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.