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Advanced casework practice ( 12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL)


Leader: Professor Chris Trotter

Caulfield Second semester 2006 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2006 (OCL)

Synopsis: Theories and knowledge regarding direct work with clients in a variety of social work settings. The context of casework practice and some alternative methods of working with individuals and groups.

Objectives: Upon successful completion of this unit students should: 1. understand the role and purpose of casework, the sources of knowledge in casework and the relevance of outcome evaluation; 2. be able to critically analyse their own practice and at least one casework theory.

Assessment: Essay (6000 words): 70% + Topic synopsis (1000 words): 10% + Essay (2000 words): 20%