School Of Social Sciences And Psychology

Community Work & DevelopmentWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101632.4

Discipline: SOCIAL WORK

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Michael Houlbrook

Equivalent Units
400506 - Community Work and Community Development

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit introduces theories and skills in community work and community development. There will be an exploration of the range of ways the term “community” is used and an analysis of the assumptions, values, goals and visions behind community work will be discussed. The unit will explore the breadth and scope of community work at a local, state and global level. The unit will provide an opportunity to develop an understanding of the environmental, political, economic and cultural issues relevant to community work practice.

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