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WS5611 - Professional Development for Social Work Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject requires the student to be involved actively in seminar presentation and participation regarding issues which students, both group and individuals, have decided are important for their on-going development and practice. In particular students are required to consider the transition from social work students to professional practitioners and to reflect on previous learning and future opportunities. Distance Education students should attend either Cairns or Townsville block mode.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the ability to critically reflect on the AASW code of ethics and practice standards in relation to their own development;
  • demonstrate their preparedness personally and professionally for entry into practice;
  • have a comprehensive understanding of the major issues and dilemmas facing the social work profession.
Prerequisites: WS5303 and WS5514
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
WS4511

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 09-Jul-2015
Face to face teaching 15-Jul-2015 to 19-Jul-2015 (Five Day on-campus workshop)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris, Assoc. Professor Susan Gair
Lecturers: Dr Ann Carrington, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris.
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - Block workshop - DE students may attend Townsville or Cairns.
Assessment: presentations (50%); assignments (50%).

Cairns, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 09-Jul-2015
Face to face teaching 15-Jul-2015 to 19-Jul-2015 (5 day block workshop)
Lecturers: Dr Ann Carrington, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris.
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - Block Workshop - DE Students may attend Townsville or Cairns
Assessment: presentations (50%); assignments (50%).

Mackay, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 09-Jul-2015
Face to face teaching 15-Jul-2015 to 19-Jul-2015 (Five Day Block Workshop)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris, Assoc. Professor Susan Gair
Lecturers: Dr Ann Carrington, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris.
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars - Block Workshop - Mackay based workshop depends on students numbers
Assessment: presentations (50%); assignments (50%).

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.