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SWK4560 - Fieldwork skills and practicum II

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader: Ms Andrea Evans


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Singapore Second semester 2007 (Flexible)


The practice of social work in specific settings and/or with particular client groups.


To enable students to develop the assessment and intervention skills required of a beginning graduate practitioner.


Students are required to submit two pieces of work (a critical thinking exercise and a case study, 1000 words each) for the skills component of this unit. While on placement for 70 days, students are required to complete a case study or report of 1500 words and a critical incident analysis of 1500 words in addition to a learning agreement, comments on their mid and final placement reports and other placement related writing (totally approximately 6000 words). The passing grade for this unit is pass grade only (PGO).

Contact hours

2 hours per week skills practice workshops and seminars and 14 weeks full time practicum


SWK4430. Social work units are available only within the context of the Bachelor of Social Work degree, or with permission.