Master of Social Work

Flinders University

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Masters Degree
2.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This course aims to:

provide students with the knowledge and skills to practice responsibly and reflectively as a professional social worker, in keeping with the standards set by the Australian Association of Social Workers
involve students in researching, analysing and articulating a framework for inclusive and ethical professional social work practice
inform students about, and enable them to critically reflect and comment on, relevant current social justice debates
educate students about the colonial history of Australia and its long-term effects on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including analysis of current policies and social work practices affecting ATSI families and communities
develop students’ knowledge about current evidence-based professional social work practice models and approaches
enable students to carry out research, assess the value of research to social work practice, and articulate a framework for inclusive and ethical professional social work practice research
enable students to develop their professional values, knowledge and skills and demonstrate their practice judgement and expertise, normally through involvement in two agency-based field placements
help students identify the cultural context of various practice, approaches and their relevance to specific situations and populations
delineate the connections between interpersonal practice, social policy and research at a national and international level

Social Work

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Learning outcomes
At the conclusion of this course students will be able to:

practice as a professional social worker in a knowledgeable, compe...

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