SWK710 Advocacy and Leadership in Social Policy and Legal Contexts - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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SWK710 Advocacy and Leadership in Social Policy and Legal Contexts

This course introduces you to the Australian social policy and legal landscape and how social work services and practice is shaped within this context. Social policy impacts on the welfare of a nation’s citizens, through mechanisms for distributing society’s resources. Social policy is underpinned by values, driven by political objectives and maintained by discursive practices. This course will provide a critical theoretical framework for evaluating historical and recent trends in social policy and its impact on people from various population groups.

Course detail

Prerequisite
SWK700 and Enrolled in any PGRD Program
Antirequisite
SWK401
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
Units
12.00
EFTSL
0.125
Student contribution band
Band 1
Tuition fee
Behavioural Science, Social Studies:
Census date
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Course outline

SWK710 Course Outline Semester 2, 2020 (PDF 219KB)

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