Family & Whanau Practice

    Course details

    • Code: SSSW.7306
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Social Work
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class60 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

Students will further develop their skills for working with families and whānau. Issues facing the contemporary family and whānau will be explored as will the application of this understanding to social work practice.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a more in-depth understanding of family and whanau functioning
  2. critically discuss issues facing contemporary family and whanau
  3. critically analyse issues faced by family and/or whanau in Aotearoa NZ
  4. analyse and critique a variety of perspectives and models for working with families and whanau
  5. demonstrate skills for engaging and working purposefully with families and/or whanau by co-facilitating a family or whanau session, and make recommendations based on a critique.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017