Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2012 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Singapore Second semester 2012 (Flexible)
Caulfield Full year 2012 (Day)
Caulfield Full year 2012 (Off-campus)
Singapore Full year 2012 (Flexible)
Coordinator(s)Ms Marija Dragic


The unit focuses on 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 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 and 14 weeks full time practicum


SWK3400 or SWK3240