A critical analysis of contemporary social work practice, utilising sociological perspectives and contemporary social theory. An in-depth exploration of how the professional discourse of social work is framed and how major social trends impact on that discourse in practice and the public domain.
At completion of this course, students will be able to: Critically examine the development and practice of social work within settings, roles and relationships that it occurs. Assess the construction and impact of discourses that occur within and surrounding social work. Utilise sociological analysis, evaluation and reflection to influence renewal and innovation of social work as a profession.
Currently scheduled classes
2021 Epsom (Semester 1): Weekly sessions on Fridays 2hr Lec 9.00 am – 11.00 am followed by a 2 hr Tutorial from 11.00 am -1.00 pm
2021 Epsom (Semester 1): Weekly sessions on Fridays 2 hr Tutorial from 11.00 am -1.00 pm
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This course can be taken as a taught course in the following programmes: