Race, Ethnicity and Identity: Culturally Relevant Social Work Practice (MSWPG7109)

This course will examine the principles underpinning human rights and the concepts of diversity and oppression with consideration of how Social Work practice might enable organisations and Social Workers to engage effectively with Indigenous clients and clients of diverse cultural backgrounds and identities. Students will explore the experiences of people who have been marginalised by virtue of their Indigenous status or by their culture, religion or ethnicity, in conjunction with other attributes such as ability, age, sexual orientation and gender identity. Inclusive language and practices in specific instances in Australia and globally will be studied.

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.