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WS4504 - Field Education 2

Credit points: 9
Year: 2020
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.

Subject Assessment

  • Journals, learning plan, quiz, end of placement presentation.
Prerequisites: WS3503 AND WS4514 AND (WS4511 OR WS5611). ALLOW CONCURRENT IN WS4511


External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Ines Zuchowski, Mrs Jodi Sariman
Lecturers: Mrs Jo Bentley-Davey, Ms Sandra Croaker.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours - Online Engagement
  • 500 hours professional Experience
Method of Delivery: andFace to faceWWW - LearnJCU

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.