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SOWK236 The Treaty and Social Services

The application of the Treaty of Waitangi in social services in New Zealand.

Students will gain knowledge of current theories and explanation that seek to implement a Treaty-based practice approach and will be able to apply that knowledge to a practice situation, as well as be able to discuss the impact of the Treaty on current service provision. The paper has been designed to provide students with a Treaty-based framework for working with people in any area of human service.

Paper title The Treaty and Social Services
Paper code SOWK236
Subject Social Work
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
SOWK 111 or SOWX 111
Restriction
SOWX 236, SOWX 213, COMF 216
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Eligibility
Suitable for second-year Bachelor of Social Work students and bachelor students from other disciplines who are intending undertaking a Bachelor of Social Work.
Contact
sgsw@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Shayne Walker
Other Lecturers: Anaru Eketone
Paper Structure
The paper utilises:
  • Thirteen 2-hour lectures
  • Twelve 1-hour tutorials
Textbooks
Readings will be provided. There is no set text for this paper.
Course outline
A course outline will be made available at the beginning of the semester.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
An application of the theoretical and practice implications of the Treaty of Waitangi:
  1. Students will gain knowledge of current theories of explanation that seek to implement a Treaty-based practice approach
  2. Students will be introduced to the application of relevant knowledge to a practice situation
  3. Students will be able to facilitate critical discussion concerning the impact of the Treaty on current service provision

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 11:00-12:50 9-15, 18-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
T1 Thursday 11:00-11:50 10-15, 17-22

The application of the Treaty of Waitangi in social services in New Zealand.

Students will gain knowledge of current theories and explanation that seek to implement a Treaty-based practice approach and will be able to apply that knowledge to a practice situation, as well as be able to discuss the impact of the Treaty on current service provision. The paper has been designed to provide students with a Treaty-based framework for working with people in any area of human service.

Paper title The Treaty and Social Services
Paper code SOWK236
Subject Social Work
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
SOWK 111 or SOWX 111
Restriction
SOWX 236, SOWX 213, COMF 216
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
With approval, the prerequisite may be waived for BHealSc students
Eligibility
Suitable for second-year Bachelor of Social Work students and bachelor students from other disciplines who are intending undertaking a Bachelor of Social Work.
Contact
sgsw@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Shayne Walker
Other Lecturers: Anaru Eketone
Paper Structure
The paper utilises:
  • Thirteen 2-hour lectures
  • Twelve 1-hour tutorials
Textbooks
Readings will be provided. There is no set text for this paper.
Course outline
A course outline will be made available at the beginning of the semester.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
An application of the theoretical and practice implications of the Treaty of Waitangi:
  1. Students will gain knowledge of current theories of explanation that seek to implement a Treaty-based practice approach
  2. Students will be introduced to the application of relevant knowledge to a practice situation
  3. Students will be able to facilitate critical discussion concerning the impact of the Treaty on current service provision

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 11:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
T1 Wednesday 16:00-16:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22