Ethics and Reflective Practice - SOCW3009

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Social Sciences

Course Outline: School of Social Sciences

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: ARTS1871, PSYC1001, SOCW2006, SOCW2008, SOCW2009, SOCW2100, SRAP1000, SRAP1001, SRAP2002 and enrolment in a Social Work program Corequisite: SOCW3011

Equivalent: SOCW4004

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Subject Area: Social Work

This course introduces you to the key ideas in applied and professional ethics as these inform and are integrated with social work practice and theory. It addresses the Australian Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics (2010) and enables you to develop a critical understanding of the underlying ideas that inform the ethical principles behind the Code. It also seeks to prepares you to engage with ethics as a key element of your future role as a professional practitioner. To achieve this the course is integrated with the learning from SOCW3011 Social Work Practice - Level Three Placement, and must normally be taken alongside that course. The interactive style of teaching seeks to help you develop your capacities to reflect critically on your own practice in order to promote your grasp of life-long learning as a foundation for engaging with ethics in practice.

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