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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||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$904.05|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,954.75|
- (SOWK 111 or SOWX 111) or 54 points
- SOWX 236, SOWX 213, COMF 216
- 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.
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- Teaching staff
Course Coordinator: 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.
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- 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