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During this course you will critically evaluate the way in which the law-making functions of the state apply in selected social work practice domains.
You will explore the rights and duties of citizens, identify legislation relevant to particular practice situations, and explain the implications of the law for practice.
You will also: demonstrate an awareness of different cultural perspectives, including Māori perspectives for describing ethical and legal action in social work contexts; assess ethical issues, dilemmas and conflicts; and propose defensible ethical arguments to support decision-making in complex practice situations.
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.
If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us
This course is 100% internally assessed