SWK172 Introduction to Social Work and Human Services

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SWK172 Introduction to Social Work and Human Services


This course introduces you to the domains of social work and human services and the various concepts and frameworks that practitioners use to understand and support individuals, groups and communities within their social contexts. The wide variety of practice roles, fields and contexts within social work and human services are examined, unified by an emphasis on appreciating the purpose and core values underpinning practice. This course aims to provide an overview of the breadth of social work and human services practice within contemporary Australian society.

Other information

SCS172 or SCS272
Semester of offer*:
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 1
  • Gympie: Semester 1
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 1
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

SWK172 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 210KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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