SWK402 Organisational Contexts for Social Work Practice

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SWK402 Organisational Contexts for Social Work Practice


This course builds on your experiences from Social Work Field Education 1, providing the opportunity to reflect on and draw further learning from your experiences during placement. A critical framework will be used to examine key theories of organisations and management, culture, learning, funding and accountability structures. The course has a strong practice focus, enabling exploration of the role of social work in statutory and government organisations as well as non-government organisations and the impact of voluntarism. Implications for service users and their experiences of service systems is central.

Other information

(SWK301 and enrolled in Program AR362 or AR363) or AR707
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 1
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

SWK402 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 207KB)

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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