SWK351 Engaging With Individuals and Families in Partnership

This unit introduces students to theory underpinning direct practice in Social Work and Human Services for working with individuals and families. An introduction to working with children and young people will also be provided. Emphasis is placed on working in an empowering, client-focused approach with individuals and families and the student will have the opportunity to examine different approaches and evaluate their effectiveness through consideration of case studies, current research evidence and views from practitioners. Students will continue to develop their professional practice framework with opportunities for skills development in the area of Social Work.

Unit Information

Semester One | 2015

Prescribed Text - PRACTICE SKILLS IN SOCIAL WORK & WELFARE
Prescribed Text - MODERN SOCIAL WORK THEORY
Recommended Text- UNDERSTANDING HUMAN DEVELOPMENT & WORKING WITH PEOPLE VALUE PACK
Recommended Text - SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE ASSESSMENT PLANNING INTERVENTION AND REVIEW
Recommended Text - THE STRENGTHS PERSPECTIVE IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE PLUS MYSEARCHLAB WITH ETEXT -- ACCESS CARD PACKAGE
Recommended Text - AASW CODE OF ETHICS