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SOWK14009 Fieldwork Education 2

Course details

This is the final fieldwork placement of the BSW program and it is expected to be the final course the students completes within the BSW program. The student will complete 80 days x 7 hours (560 hours) of onsite, agency based interactions and learning activities supervised by an approved social worker. Students will participate in the range of activities, tasks and processes that the agency encompasses under supervision.

Students should be able to integrate professional social work knowledge and skills acquired during their course work and be able to participate meaningfully in the operations of the agency where they are placed. Student should be able to formulate their own model of practice as a beginning professional social worker. On completion of the placement students will be expected to meet the AASW practice standards for a beginning professional social worker

Attendance at the relevant residential school as well as participation in designated call back sessions during placement is a requirement. Students will be also required to undergo a pre placement interview to assess their suitability for fieldwork placement and preference for placements will be given to students who have successfully completed all other required coursework in the BSW. Students readiness for fieldwork will be assessed on the basis of their participation in a range of tasks and assessments completed during their previous years of coursework and fieldwork


Course at a glance
Faculty: Faculty of Sciences, Engineering & Health
Career: Undergraduate
Credit points: 18
Requisites: Prerequisites: (SOWK13009 and SOWK14005 and SOWK14006) or (SOWK13002 and SOWK19016 and SOWK19017) or Requires Departmental consent by the appropriate Head of Program Corequisite: SOWK14010 Integrating Theory & Practice 2
Student Contribution Band: 1
EFTSL: 0.37500
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2012 Term Two FLEX
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