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This list relates to the time period Trimester Two 2017 which ended on 27/10/2017
  1. Prescribed texts 2 items
    1. Social work: from theory to practice - Marie Connolly, Louise Harms 2015

      Book Prescribed

  2. Week 1: Introduction to learning practice skills, Anti-oppressive practice 3 items
    1. Practice skills in social work & welfare: more than just common sense 2016

      Book Prescribed Please read Chapt 1 'Introduction: The integrated framework' and Chapt 2 'Critical anti-oppressive and strengths-based practice'.

    2. Social work: from theory to practice - Marie Connolly, Louise Harms 2015

      Book Further Reading Extentions reading only: Chapt 1 'Social work knowledge, theory and practice' and Chapt 7 'Mountain-moving theories'.

    3. Anti-oppressive practice - B Burke, P Harrison 2009

      Chapter Recommended

  3. Week 2: Introduction to engagement 3 items
    1. Practice skills in social work & welfare: more than just common sense 2016

      Book Prescribed Please read Chapt 7 'Developing the helping relationship: Engagement' and Chapt 8 'Engaging with clients in different contexts'.

  4. Week 3: Engagement with involuntary clients, anti-oppressive and strengths based approaches to practice 4 items
    1. Practice skills in social work & welfare: more than just common sense 2016

      Book Prescribed Please read Chapt 9 'Engagement with families involved in the statutory system'.

    2. Social work theories in context: creating frameworks for practice - Karen Healy 2014

      Book Recommended Please read: 'Strengths and solution-focused theories: future oriented approaches' pp 161-182

  5. Week 4: Social work assessment, and systems theory 3 items
    1. Practice skills in social work & welfare: more than just common sense 2016

      Book Prescribed Please read Chapt 10 'Assessment: Framework and components'

    2. Social work: from theory to practice - Marie Connolly, Louise Harms 2015

      Book Prescribed Please read Chapt 3 'Systems theories'.

  6. Week 5: Group work and team work 5 items
    Guest lecturer and readings relating to their content
    1. Working with groups - V Coulshed, J Orme 2006

      Chapter 

    2. Social work: from theory to practice - Marie Connolly, Louise Harms 2015

      Book Prescribed Please read Chapt 2 'Frameworks, models and practice'.

    3. Practice skills in social work & welfare: more than just common sense 2016

      Book Prescribed Please read Chapt 17 'Social change through groupwork'.

  7. Week 6: Assessment with families and working with ethical dilemmas 4 items
    1. Practice skills in social work & welfare: more than just common sense 2016

      Book Prescribed Please read Chapt 13 'Working with families'.

  8. Week 7: Working with Aboriginal individuals, families and communities 5 items
    1. Social work: from theory to practice - Marie Connolly, Louise Harms 2015

      Book Prescribed Please read 'Prelude: Re-imagining social work from an Aboriginal theoretical perspective' (pp. 1-13).

  9. Week 8 & 9: Managing risk in social work 4 items
    Combined week topics due to structure of unit
    1. Practice skills in social work & welfare: more than just common sense 2016

      Book Prescribed Please read Chapt 16 'Challenging constructively and staying safe'.

    2. Practice skills in social work & welfare: more than just common sense 2016

      Book Prescribed Please read Chapt 11 'Critically examining the process of risk assessment'.

  10. Week 10: Evaluation and closure 4 items
    1. Taking action; Change and intervention - Ronnie Egan, Christine Craik 2016

      Chapter  This is the unit's prescribed text - chapter 15.

    2. Challenging constructively and staying safe - Delia O'Donohue 2016

      Chapter  This is the unit's prescribed text - chapter 16.

    3. Practice skills in social work & welfare: more than just common sense 2016

      Book Prescribed Please read Chapt 19 'Faciltating closure'.

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