Social Work Intervention

    Course details

    • Code: SSSW.6203
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Social Work
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class60 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

Students will apply social work models to different types of intervention, critically analyse the integration of theory into practice and maintain relevant documentation. Students will enhance their knowledge and skills in working with individuals, families, whānau, groups, organisations and communities.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. identify the role of the social worker in relation to intervention;
  2. compare and classify the different levels of social work intervention;
  3. analyse the phases of the social work intervention process;
  4. differentiate and evaluate how various theoretical perspectives inform social work intervention and how to make evidence based decisions;
  5. propose an appropriate intervention using at least one theoretical perspective;
  6. explore collaborative approaches to intervention; and
  7. identify culturally appropriate and sensitive approaches to intervention and how dominant ideologies can underpin social work assessment.

*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