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WS4504 - Field Education 2

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

Available to BSW students.

Students will undertake block placement with an accredited social work supervisor to prepare them for entry into professional social work. Placement preparation workshops will be held prior to placement beginning.

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

  • Completion of modules, Learning Plan, Mid & end of placement self-assessment, Presentation of learning, journals, Learning Integration sessions.
Prerequisites: WS3503 AND WS4514 AND (WS4511 OR WS5611). ALLOW CONCURRENT IN WS4511
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
WS5604

Availabilities

Townsville, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Ms Sandra Croaker
Lecturers: Dr Ines Zuchowski, Mrs Jo Bentley-Davey, Ms Sandra Croaker.
Workload expectations:
  • 4 hours workshops - on-campus workshops
  • 494 hours placement
  • 6 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Ms Sandra Croaker
Lecturers: Dr Ines Zuchowski, Mrs Jo Bentley-Davey, Ms Sandra Croaker.
Workload expectations:
  • 4 hours workshops - on-campus workshops
  • 494 hours placement
  • 6 hours professional Experience

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.