This is a Masters unit. In this unit students undertake their second field placement during the Masters of Social Work (Qualifying) program. The unit advances their skills and knowledge within a practice setting by exposure to and participation in areas of social work practice in human service organisations. Students taking this unit will continue to integrate theory and practice demonstrating an entry level professional standard of accountability, autonomy and initiative within the workplace. Students evaluate the implications of the social work role, analysing the political, social and economic factors which impinge on the clients and agency. Students will further develop their research and evaluation skills, and their professional social work identity. This field placement is 500 hours long.
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