Unit of Study SWRK5001 - Social Work Foundations for Practice (2023)
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PG Coursework Unit
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
discuss the core knowledge and values of the social work profession
explain how social workers respond to ethical issues and dilemmas
critically evaluate different social work theories and models
explain how evidence-based and reflective practice models can be used to inform social work practice.
Prescribed learning resources
- Connolly, M, Harms, L & Maidment, J, 2018, Social Work Contexts and Practice, 4th edn, Oxford University Press.
There are compulsory readings for this unit. See http://myreadings.scu.edu.au/ for details.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.