SWK172 Social Work and Human Services Practice

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SWK172 Social Work and Human Services Practice


This course introduces you to the domains of social work and human services and the various 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 practice are examined, unified by an emphasis on respect for persons, human rights, social justice, professional integrity, and critical reflection. The course aims to provide an overview of the breadth of human services work within contemporary Australian society.

Other information

SCS172 or SCS272
Semester of offer*:
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 2
  • Gympie: Semester 2
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
Student contribution band:
Band 1
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

SWK172 Course Outline Semester 2, 2019 (PDF 145KB)

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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