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This course examines the opportunities, constraints, specialist practice models and issues associated with different fields of practice and practice contexts for social work service delivery including whānau, iwi and hapu-based social service organisations. It will explore practice contexts in terms of: agency and organisational contexts; social work intervention at different stages of the lifecycle; social work and social problems; social work health and disability; and diversity, stigma, discrimination and prejudice.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to: