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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Full year 2010 (Off-campus)
Singapore Second semester 2010 (Flexible)
Coordinator(s)Ms Marija Dragic


The unit focuses on the development of assessment and planning skills and related issues of practice.


To enable students to develop beginning competence in assessment of and intervention into clients problems.


Students need to complete both components (Skills and Fieldwork Placement) in order to pass the unit. Students are required to submit two pieces of work (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 and comments on their mid and final placement reports. This unit is pass grade only (PGO).

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Marija Dragic

Contact hours

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


SWK3240, SWK3220 and SWK3250. Social work units are only available within the context of the Bachelor of Social Work degree, or with permission.