Warning! This subject requires you to do a practical placement, please see Special Requirements for more information.
Field Placement 2
Embark on your second social work placement and extend the skills you’ve built.Apply social work's core principles and methods. Draw on available resources. Be mindful of AASW's Code of Ethics and Practice Standards throughout your placement.
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After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:
- apply theoretical concepts to practice situations
- practise and further develop communication, interactive and intervention skills in an organisation setting
- engage in the processes, practices and considerations of service delivery and decision-making as experienced by social work professionals
- observe and reflect on the application of basic social work principles and the ethical considerations of practice
- identify and examine personal values and recognise the impact of these on their own practice
- acquire a general knowledge and understanding of the social work profession including different models and approaches to practice
- recognise and critique the impact of relevant policies and legislation on individuals, families, commsubjecties and service delivery
- identify and access available resources
- develop the skills and discipline of self-monitoring and self-evaluation.
- understand the place of the AASW Code of Ethics (and Codes of Ethics and Practice more generally) and the AASW Practice Standards in social work practice and apply these to practice situations
- critically identify and apply prior and current knowledge and understand and demonstrate its transferability to social work contexts
- critically identify learning needs in relation to leadership development and begin to demonstrate these in the practicum
- Learning Circles - Online Discussion
- Field Placement - Field Work
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
It is compulsory for a student to complete the neccessary preparation for placement process before commencing Field Placement 2 Co requisite: HSV7063 (Critical Reflective Practice in Social Work)
- PlacementDetails - Minimum 500 hours of placement
- TravelDetails - You are required to arrange your own travel to the Organisation that has been set up for your placement
This second field placement subject provides the students undertaking the Master of Social Work with the opportunity to again apply their university based learning to practice situations. Students are required to complete a minimum of 500 hours per field placement, i.e. 500 hours of on-site supervised practice in a suitable human service organisation. The program builds on the skills and understanding achieved during Field Placement 1. It is the final requirement of the degree program and focuses on facilitating students' development of the skills, knowledge, attitudes and analyses required to enter the field as a social work practitioner. This placement is complimented by degree 7063HSV Critical Reflective Practice in Social Work.
- Practice Based Assignment (100%)