SOWK102-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Social Services in Aotearoa

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023

Description

A course that introduces the history, and contemporary organisation, and functions of the social services industry in New Zealand society. Particular emphasis is placed on the development of students’ capacities to understand and critically analyse the impact of service delivery on diverse populations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the origins of human services and social work.
  • Articulate the impact of service delivery on Māori and/or diverse populations.
  • Understand the contribution of social services to Aotearoa New Zealand society.
  • Articulate knowledge about a range of fields of practice in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Consider the relevance of theory, legislation, international conventions, and policy to the human services and social work practice.

    Goals
  • To provide an overview of the development of human services and social work in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • To explore the components of human services and social work activity.
  • To explore the ethnicity/human services interface.
  • To provide an introduction to the way in which human services contribute to the welfare, justice, and health systems of Aotearoa New Zealand.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

      Biculturally competent and confident

      Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

      Engaged with the community

      Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

      Globally aware

      Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Restrictions

HSRV102

Equivalent Courses

HSRV102

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00 E7 Lecture Theatre
20 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 Jun

Lecturer

Kerri Cleaver

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Tutorial Participation 10% Participation in tutorials and completing the 4 tutorial activities.
Annotated Bibliography 25 Mar 2022 30% Annotating a bibliography of 3 pieces of literature with a 250 word summary and critical analysis of each
Community Analysis Poster 06 May 2022 30% Presenting your community of location.
Social Service Essay 03 Jun 2022 30% 1000 words

Textbooks / Resources

There is no textbook for this course. Readings relevant to the course will be placed on AKO|LEARN

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All SOWK102 Occurrences

  • SOWK102-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023
  • SOWK102-23S1 (D) Semester One 2023 (Distance)