Introduction to Human Development for Social Work Practice

    Course details

    • Code: SSSW.5111
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Social Work
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class75 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes Bachelor of Social Work;

Course Aim

This is an introduction to human development theories and concepts across the lifespan which underpin social work processes. Students will be able to discuss human development from a cultural perspective and Aotearoa New Zealand view point.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. Explore human development theories across the lifespan.
  2. Discuss the developmental tasks and crises that are experienced by individuals, families and communities from a lifespan approach.
  3. Investigate the relationship of human development to the social work practice context, both globally and within Aotearoa New Zealand.

*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