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Unit of Study WEL92002 - Social Work in Groups and Communities (2019)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 explain different theoretical approaches to group work and community development practice in social work
2 analyse the potential for group work and community development strategies to address social justice and human rights concerns, particularly with respect to linking the local with the global
3 critically reflect on the characteristics of diverse communities, including culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and strategies to engage effectively with these communities
4 analyse different modes of group work practice in social work, including therapeutic groups and support groups
5 demonstrate skills in group work and community development.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain different theoretical approaches to group work and community development practice in social work
    • GA4:
  2. analyse the potential for group work and community development strategies to address social justice and human rights concerns, particularly with respect to linking the local with the global
    • GA4:
  3. critically reflect on the characteristics of diverse communities, including culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and strategies to engage effectively with these communities
    • GA6:
  4. analyse different modes of group work practice in social work, including therapeutic groups and support groups
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate skills in group work and community development.
    • GA6:

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