Theories and Practices of Group Work (CHSUG2001)

Working with groups is an important aspect of practice in community and human services. This course provides students with an introduction to group work practice by exploring what group work actually is. The course also explores the values and theories underpinning group work; group work models and stages of group development; group dynamics and group processes and will enable students to develop a range of strategies to enable them to effectively plan and implement group programs. Students will study this course in an intensive block mode, enabling all students to participate in group sessions and gain skills in facilitating group activities.

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 1
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.