Social Work Placement 1

    Course details

    • Code: SSSW.6222
    • Fee: $1,430*
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 30
    • EFTS: 0.25
    • Subject: Social Work
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Offered (indicative)Semester 1
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

The aim of this module is to provide the student with an opportunity to participate in a supervised placement experience so as to: observe and to be given the opportunity to undertake basic social work roles and tasks under the guidance of an experienced practitioner and to put theories and concepts learned through courses into practice; experience safe professional practice working within specific professional standards; and to analyse the role of social work/social service provision; and to develop organisational, time management and teamwork skills.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. critique the agency and roles and tasks of the workers within the agency;
  2. develop skills that will enable them to maintain relationships in a planned process of intervention with individuals, whanau/families, colleagues and professionals from other agencies;
  3. evaluate bicultural practice and applications in the agency;
  4. utilise professional supervision to reflect on their involvement with clients in a way that allows them to understand and use the theoretical concepts and skills in their practice, using supervision and reflection practice models; and
  5. apply knowledge and skills using the recognised national guidelines of the applicable professional associations.

*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