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|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$955.05|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- (SOWK 111 or SOWX 111) or 54 points
- COMF 216, SOWX 213, SOWX 236
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- With approval, the prerequisite may be waived for BHealSc students.
Suitable for those interested in working with Iwi and Māori in the welfare, justice and health sectors.
- More information link
View more information on the Social and Community Work programme website
- Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Anaru Eketone
- Paper Structure
The paper utilises:
- 13 two-hour lectures
- 12 one-hour tutorials
- 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:
- Students will gain knowledge of current theories of explanation that seek to implement a Treaty-based practice approach.
- Students will be introduced to the application of relevant knowledge to a practice situation.
- Students will be able to facilitate critical discussion concerning the impact of the Treaty on current service provision.