Organisational Practice - SOCW3010

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: SOCW3009, SOCW3011 and enrolment in a Social Work Program

Equivalent: SOCW4002

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 provides a critical and practical examination of social work practice in organisations. It introduces organisational and management theories and considers their relevance for social work settings. You will examine the tensions inherent in professionalism and contemporary ideas about management and the management of change in organisations and the importance of planning and evaluating for change. The course explores and examines strategies for effective and ethical practice in organisations. Issues-based and experiential learning provides a basis for the development of organisational skills, such as skills in negotiation, advocacy, teamwork, program planning, supervision and the management of information.

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