Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

SOWK410 Special Topic: Kaupapa Māori Social Work Practice

Advancement and extension of understanding of Maori social work concepts.

This paper has been designed to advance and extend the understanding of Maori social work concepts.

Paper title Special Topic: Kaupapa Māori Social Work Practice
Paper code SOWK410
Subject Social Work
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,261.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,100.82

^ Top of page

Restriction
SOWX 410
Limited to
BSW, MA
Contact
sgsw@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Co-ordinators and Lecturers: Shayne Walker and Anaru Eketone
Paper Structure
The paper utilises:
  • Five video conferences
  • Five online tutorials (with Blackboard)
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, cultural understanding, information literacy.

View more information about Otago's graduate attributes
Textbooks
Readings will be provided. There is no set text.
Teaching Arrangements
Attendance at a two-day hui/workshop in Dunedin is a compulsory part of the programme.
Course outline
A course outline will be made available to students at the commencement of teaching.
Eligibility
Suitable for fourth-year Bachelor of Social Work students. This paper assumes you already have a proven involvement in, and an understanding of Te Reo Maori and Maori community.
Learning Outcomes
The kaupapa of this paper is to:
  1. Clarify, advance and extend the understanding of Maori concepts in a social work context for those wanting to work in Maori social service organisations
  2. Develop a critical understanding of Maori social work theory and practice
  3. Extend and develop the understanding and development of Maori models of practice
  4. For students to develop their own practice framework when working in Maori organizations

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning

Workshop

Weeks: 10,22 Thurs : 09:00-16:50

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus

Lecture

Weeks: 11-12,14-16,18-21 Mon : 13:00-15:50

Workshop

Weeks: 10,22 Thurs : 09:00-16:50