School Of Social Sciences

Group Work in Social WorkWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400509.5

Discipline: SOCIAL WORK

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Basic understanding of groups and group dynamics.

400193 Human Services Intervention Strategies

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in course 1666 Bachelor of Social Work, 1665 Bachelor of Community Welfare or 1713 Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice / Bachelor of Social Work.

About this Unit
This unit will provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge of group work theory, group dynamics and facilitation skills in group work practice in the human services. In addition, students will be learning about working in teams in human service agencies, and effectively collaborate with their colleagues in group settings. Students will integrate theory with practice in an experiential group setting in the classroom. Students will also be examining issues related to culturally responsive group work practice with marginalised people, and addressing group work issues of diversity in gender and culture.

1665.3Bachelor of Community WelfareSUSPENDED
1666.2Bachelor of Social WorkCONTINUING
1666.3Bachelor of Social WorkCONTINUING
1666.4Bachelor of Social WorkCURRENT
1713.1Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice/Bachelor of Social WorkCONTINUING
1713.2Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice/Bachelor of Social WorkCURRENT

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